ADManager Plus

Active Directory Distribution List Report

Groups, in Windows Active Directory or Microsoft Exchange, could be Distribution Groups or Security Groups. Distribution Lists or Distribution Groups enable communicati to multiple users in a faster, easy manner. Managing Distribution Groups in Exchange (2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013) environment is quite a tedious task.

At any given point of time, it is imperative for the administrators to

  • Get a complete list of all the distribution lists or distribution groups.
  • Export the distribution list members in the CSV, Excel (XLS), PDF, etc. in mass or bulk.
  • Extract only the inactive members/users from distribution groups.
  • Identify all the empty distribution groups or lists in the organization.
  • Have an up-to-date list of all the non-members of distribution lists.
  • Know all users who are members of any distribution group(s) or their nested groups.
  • Modify the group attributes or the attributes of the distribution lists.
  • Add or remove members from distribution lists.
  • Update the distribution lists., etc.

Detailed Exchange Distribution List reports or Active Directory Distribution Group reports are vital for efficient management of distribution lists and also for effective cleanup of distribution lists.

It is tedious and difficult to query and extract distribution list reports using the native tools, PowerShell scripts, etc. as it requires an in-depth knowledge and understanding of multiple domains viz., Windows Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server and also scripting.

With ADManager Plus you will find it surprisingly easy and quick to extract or generate all the required information about distribution lists or distribution groups, with pre-built reports like

And the best part is, all the distribution list reports can also be scheduled to be generated and sent to multiple users via email, at the specified time(s) in Excel (xls), CSV, PDF or HTML format.

Distribution Groups

Distribution Lists could be either internal distribution lists or external distribution lists and are more frequently used as mailing lists or used for creating email distribution lists.

This report lists down all the Distribution Groups in the Exchange Server and more importantly, for every distribution list, it also displays vital details like:

  • Distribution Group Name.
  • The corresponding members of distribution list, for each group.
  • Its nested distribution lists or nested distribution groups, etc.

Distribution List Members

This report lists all the users who are members of at least one distribution list or any of the nested groups of a distribution list. This report gives the following information about each user:

  • Display name
  • Full Name (of the user).
  • The distribution groups in which the user is a member of, etc.

Explore these Distribution List-specific reports as well as all the 150+ reports in this tool using the free download of its trial version which offers unrestricted access to all the features throughout the trial period.

Non-distribution List Members

This report lists all the users who are not members of or part of any distribution list, along with information like:

  • Full Name
  • Groups (non-distribution groups) in which the user is a member of, etc.

And this is not all; ADManager Plus allows you can perform a variety of group management and group membership management activities like:

  • Single Active Directory group creation.
  • Create Active Directory groups in mass or bulk, using the CSV import option.
  • Add members to groups using CSV import feature.
  • Update Active Directory groups.
  • Delete existing members of a group.
  • Single group modification.
  • Move groups in bulk.
  • Delete Active Directory groups, in mass or bulk.
  • Bulk group modification.

More on Group Management using ADManager Plus.

In fact, with ADManager Plus, you can perform a comprehensive set of Active Directory Management tasks, Active Directory reporting tasks to generate & export detailed Active Directory Reports covering a varied set of scenarios, including mandatory compliance reports, as well as Microsoft Exchange server management and reporting, from a single console, with purely UI based actions.

Explore all the features and capabilities of ADManager Plus using the free trial.

ADManager Plus also offers a bouquet of free tools for Active Directory management. More on ADManager Plus's free Active Directory management tools.