I created a rule on my Microsoft Outlook 2007. The rule is simple:

Apply this rule after the message arrives
move it to the "FOLDER_1" folder

This works fine when the email is sent directly to DISTRIBUTION_LIST_1, but when it is sent to DISTRIBUTION_LIST_2 where DISTRIBUTION_LIST_1 is a member of DISTRIBUTION_LIST_2, the rule does not move my emails to FOLDER_1

How do I make all emails sent to me due to my membership in DISTRIBUTION_LIST_1 move to folder FOLDER_1, in a way that I do not have to to know all the distribution lists that directly or indirectly contain DISTRIBUTION_LIST_1 as a member.

PS: The distribution lists are not local to my outlook, but available firm-wide. I presume they reside on the exchange server.


The only way is to list all distribution lists in your rules. Nested lists are not being processed.

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