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Notifications are not sent to distribution groups
KB1701 | Last review: Sep 22, 2014 | Netwrix Auditor | All versions
|Symptoms||If a user`s e-mail address is specified as a recipient, notifications work.
If a distribution group is specified as the recipient, notifications do not come through
|Cause||This is related to authentication settings.
By default, even if the Exchange receive connector accepts anonymous SMTP, sending to distribution groups requires clients to be authenticated.
|Resolution||There are two solutions:
Alternatively you can run the following command via Exchange Management Shell:
Set-Mailbox -RequireSenderAuthenticationEnabled $false -Identity %group%, where %group% is like firstname.lastname@example.org
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