Adding distribution list to the SharePoint groups RRS feed

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  • Hi

    I have added some AD groups to the SharePoint Groups i.e. i have added them in the site members group but when the users that are present in the AD group are not able to access the site they are getting access denied error

    Please help me on this

    Thanks in advance


    Sarath Sannadi Sharepoint Dev at Saksoft
    • Changed type Mike Walsh FIN Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:59 AM always use the question type so people get credit for replies
    • Edited by Mike Walsh FIN Thursday, April 14, 2011 8:00 AM Ask only ONE question per thread. Second question removed. Post it as a new thread with a new title
    Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:22 AM


  • Hi,


    I agree with Mike’s point of view. Since all security for SharePoint is designed around users and security groups it is impossible (not really but completely unusable) to add a Distribution List access to a SharePoint site. For more information, please refer to:



    Best Regards
    David Hu


    • Marked as answer by Emir Liu Friday, April 22, 2011 1:21 AM
    Monday, April 18, 2011 1:38 AM

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