What is the difference between a shared mailbox and a user mailbox? The main difference between a user mailbox and a shared mailbox is that the shared mailbox is associated with a disabled user. Shared mailbox is mainly used to allow login access for multiple users. It is the same when multiple users use a user mailbox and a shared mailbox at the same time.
What is the difference between group mailbox and distribution list? A distribution group is a collection of two or more people that appears in your organization’s address book. When an email message is sent to a distribution group, it goes to all members of the group. While, a shared mailbox is a mailbox that multiple users can use to read and send email messages.
Do owners of distribution groups get emails? Yes, you also need to add the owner to the list of member. If you want the owner to receive emails which are sent to this group. Was this reply helpful?
How do you tell if an email address is a distribution list?
- Enter the lists’s name into To, Cc, or Bcc field.
- Click on Check Names icon on the ribbon or press Ctrl + K to validate list’s name.
- Click the plus sign (+) next to the name of the distribution list to show the list members.