Associated Emails VS Distribution List Differences
Many administrator confuse between Associated Emails and Distribution List (formerly known as Aliases). This page is an attempt to
clarify this distinction.
Distribution List can be accessed by clicking Manage Distribution List under Server Configuration. Prior to build 5852 the same menu item was
called Manage Aliases. Distribution List is a convenient way of expanding emails sent to a single address to multiple recipients. For
example, you can create a Distribution List for firstname.lastname@example.org and distribute emails sent to this address to
Notice how you can send emails to foreign addresses by using a Distribution List.
Every Distribution List will contribute to a user license when using the Enterprise Edition of Xeams.
Associations are accessed through the User Management screen under Server Configuration. Administrator can associate one or more email
addresses to a single user. For example:
can be associated with a user named Michael Smith.
Xeams will count all of the associated addresses as one user when counting total users towards a license.
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