Hi, > Your best option would be to use CSVDE or LDIFDE. CSVDE is better to > create new objects. However, your CSV file format has to be properly > defined for this to work. To get an exact idea of the format try using > CSVDE to create a list of your existing DLs. You can then use this CSV > as a template to create your own new CSV file and then use CSVDE to > import into AD. There is KB with detailed syntax of CSVDE and LDIFDE > usage. Thanks! looks like this will do the trick for me! best regards Mike > -----Original Message----- > From: A. M. Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 1:32 PM > To: [ExchangeList] > Subject: [exchangelist] creating many Distribution Lists > > http://www.MSExchange.org/ > > Hi, > > I am creating about 50 "Global Security" Distribution Lists inan > Exchange > 2003 server. I have the data in a CSV file, with the DL name and > members > for each list. Is there a way to import or create these DLs? Even a > command line method? Currently I am having to create the lists by hand, > one list at a time, and it is a laborious process!