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|Document ID: ||5057|
|Subject: ||Associated Email vs Distribution List|
|Creation date: ||11/6/16 11:39 AM|
|Last modified on: ||8/15/18 4:25 PM|
Associated Emails VS Distribution List Differences
Many administrators confuse between Associated Emails and Distribution List (formerly known as Aliases
). This page is an attempt to
clarify this distinction.
Distribution List can be accessed by clicking Manage Distribution List
under Server Configuration
. Prior to build 5852 the same menu item was
called Manage Aliases
. Distribution List
is a convenient way of expanding emails sent to a single address to multiple recipients. For
example, you can create a Distribution List
and distribute emails sent to this address to
Notice how you can send emails to foreign addresses by using a Distribution List
Every Distribution List will contribute to a user license when using the Enterprise Edition of Xeams.
Associations are accessed through the User Management
screen under Server Configuration
. Administrator can associate one or more email
addresses to a single user. For example:
can be associated with a user named Michael Smith.
Xeams will count all of the associated addresses as one user when counting total users towards a license.
Posted by zac on 7/13/17 1:36 PM
When AD integration is enabled, distribution lists do not work and are rejected. Please advised
Posted by Ian Vickers on 2/11/18 11:37 AM
Please explain how an email sent to a distribution list is treated in the quarantine report, e.g.:
- included in the quarantine report for each member
- when restored by a member, sent to all members or only that member
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