I was told to add someone to a Distribution Group and when I ran:
Get-DistributionGroup -ResultSize Unlimited | Select-Object -ExpandProperty Name
from Exchange Management Shell I didn't the desired distribution group in the list.
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I'm still running Exchange 2007, but I don't believe this part has changed... There are two different types of Distribution Groups in Exchange:
A "Standard" Distribution Group is basically just a group where you've added either other groups (Dynamic or "Standard") or individual users (Mailboxes, Contacts, etc.). The powershell cmdlet
Get-DistributionGroup will work on these types of groups.
A Dynamic Distribution Group is built using rules so that it basically generates the recipient list every time a message is sent. You need to use the
Get-DynamicDistributionGroup powershell cmdlet to work with these groups.