RE: Problem adding Distribution List

  • From: "Mike Dufoe" <dufoem@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 11:33:17 -0500

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-----Original Message-----
From: Rob Sharp [mailto:rob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:29 AM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Problem adding Distribution List


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A different name works ok, but I was more concerned about not being able 
to find the pre-existing group that Exchange thinks is there...

Rob

Todd Hofert wrote:
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
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> There is a Group called Everyone. Have you tried a different name? Like
> maybe 'All Employees' 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Sharp [mailto:rob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:15 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Problem adding Distribution List
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
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> Afternoon all,
> 
> I'm running Exchange 2003 on Windows Server 2003.
> 
> I've decided to create a Distribution Group titled 'Everyone' in order
> to simplify the task of sending mails out to all employees.
> 
> Whenever I try to do this I get an error message saying:-
> 
> Windows cannot create the object Everyone because:
> The specified user already exists.
> 
> We're a small company so I've had a scan down the Users container and
> there is no Everyone user. I've also run a few AD searches which didn't
> turn up anything. We only have a single server holding AD details so its
> not a replication problem afaik.
> 
> I just cannot see where this user might already exist. Is it some kind
> of reserved username?
> 
> Rob
> 
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