Maximum number of members in a Distribution Group?

MSExchangeTeam blogged about objects limits in Active Directory.

We frequently get this question in many newsgroups and forums – what’s the maximum number of members you can add to a Distribution group? The member attribute of groups – both Distribution and Security groups, is a multi-valued attribute. So the answer is more about how many values can a multi-valued Active Directory attribute hold.

Many of you may remember the recommendation of 5000 values in a multi-valued attribute in Windows 2000, and the fact that the limitation no longer exists in subsequent versions. So what’s the actual limit? Or is there a limit at all?

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