This article will show you how to  assign or change the manager of a Distribution List. The assigned contact will have the ability to add or remove contacts from the Distribution List within Outlook. It is not required to set a manager of a Distribution List.

1. Log into the Administrative Control Panel at


2. Under My Current Services, select Microsoft Exchange.


3. From the Service Management column, select Distribution Lists.


4. Within the Microsoft Exchange Distribution List column, left-click the Distribution List you wish to edit.

5. Within the Distribution List Editor, select the drop down menu next to Distribution List Manager