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DL Owners Can Upgrade to Office 365 Groups

Heads up – yesterday, Microsoft announced that DL owners will have the option to upgrade their DLs to Office 365 Groups. While, normally, this would be fine, it may not be the right thing for every company. Check this out:

More information can be found here:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Upgrade-distribution-lists-to-Office-365-Groups-in-Outlook-787d7a75-e201-46f3-a242-f698162ff09f?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

For those of you that don’t want this to happen, there is no specific information in the above article that tells you how to disable this ability, but if you turn off, or limit, who can create Office 365 Groups, that should cover you. That information is here:

Disable Office 365 Groups Creation

 

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