How to add Exchange Distribution Lists in Bulk through HC?

Question: How to add Bulk Exchange Distribution Lists through HC?

Answer:  In Hosting Controller control panel, Exchange Distribution Groups of type Security and Distribution can be added in bulk by navigating to the path Provisioning >> Exchange Organizations >> Distribution Lists >> Add Bulk Distribution Lists
 
Below is the CSV format. Sample file can be downloaded from this link Bulk-DL.zip
Name,EmailId,Type,AdministratorList,MembersList,IncomingMessageSize(MB)

GroupA,GroupA@contoso.com,distribution,smith@contoso.com,smith@contoso.com;Mike@contoso.com,20
GroupB,GroupB@contoso.com,security,smith@contoso.com,smith@contoso.com;Mike@contoso.com,20
 
Important: Don't insert space after comma ','
 
If you are providing multiple Group Administrators and MembersList then ensure that email addresses are separated by semicolon.Please see below for clarity :
 
P.S.
  • All fields are mandatory therefore do not miss any field in the CSV file.
  • Both Distribution Lists of type Security and Distribution can be added in bulk.

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