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: