Howto Create a Distribution List or Mailing List in Zimbra mail server

6th Mar 2021 | category: Emails | Hits: 140 Howto Create a Distribution List or Mailing List in Zimbra mail server

Step 1

Log into your Zimbra admin account through https://mail.yourdomain.com:7071/ or your known server name.

Step 2

On Dashboard click on Manage (Left Hand Side menu)

Dashboard - Manage Dashboard - Manage

Step 3

Under Manage Click on Distribution Lists.
While in Distribution Lists click on New (Under settings icon next to Help) at Right Hand Side of the panel

Create Distribution List Create Distribution List

Step 4

Under New, a popup interface will appear with options you are to fill in the areas as advised here
Major areas to fill in

  • List Name
  • Display Name
  • Add Members to this list - here you search from your already existing users.

NOTE: After a search double click or use add selected on that user to have him/her added in "List Members" section

New Distribution List New Distribution List

Click Next

Step 5

Setup your Distribution List on how you want users to be subscribed or unsubscribe.
Also adding a note of welcome is crucial

note of welcome note of welcome

Click Next upto Owners

Step 6 - Add Owner

The distribution list must have an administrator to carry out different tasks of management.
NOTE: Recommended to have atleast 2 members to avoid any delays in any required approvals.

Add owner Add owner

Congratulations your distribution list has been created. Well go ahead and test