Distribution lists are specific to GroupWise. Groups and organizational roles are eDirectory™ objects that can be configured to work with GroupWise.
Distribution lists, groups, and organizational roles are all sets of users and (optionally) resources that can be addressed as a single entity. When a GroupWise user addresses an item (message, appointment, task, or note) to a distribution list, group, or organizational role, each user or resource that is a member receives the item if he or she has a GroupWise account.
The following sections provide information to help you learn about distribution lists, groups, and organizational roles: