Email Online DL Management

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Important: In order to log into the web interface for managing your Email Distribution Groups (DL's), you must be added to a security group.
Please submit a request to the IT Service Desk to be added to this group if this is the first DL that you will be managing.

Use the Exchange Control Panel (ECP) to manage your Email Distribution Groups (DL's) after your mailbox has been migrated to the cloud environment.

  1. To get to the ECP direct your web browser to
  2. Log into the ECP with your email address and password
  3. Click the "Log In" button
    ecp login screen
  4. Once logged in you will see all of the DL's on the UCSF email system.
    Note: though you can see every DL on our system, you can only modify those that you have DL Manager permissions for.
  5. Click the magnifying glass icon to open the search field
  6. In the search field, enter the name of the DL you want to manage
    ecp dl search field image
  7. Select your DL from the displayed list
    ecp selected dl image
  8. Double-click on your DL listing to open up the DL properties window
  9. Select the "membership" function to update your DL membership
  10. Click the "+" to add members (select an existing member and click the "-" to remove someone)
    ecp dl properties window image
  11. Once you click the "+" icon, you will open a view to the global address list (GAL)
  12. ecp dl gal search image
  13. In the GAL search field enter the name of the person you want to add using the last name, first name format
  14. Select the name of the person you want to add to your DL and click the "Add" button, double-click on the name of the person to add them to your DL membership
  15. Click the OK button when you are finished updating your DL membership
    ecp dl gal search field image
  16. You should see the changes you've made to your DL in
  17. Click the "Save" button, and then log out of the ECP when you are finished managing your DL.
    ecp dl membership image