Azure AD / Entra Bulk Operations Greyed Out for Import / Export

Andrew Talbot-Nagy 20 Reputation points

Cloud Dist Group in AAD is unable to bulk import / export members of it's group as it is greyed out.

Can individually assign users.

User Permissions are active.

Microsoft Entra ID
Microsoft Entra ID
A Microsoft Entra identity service that provides identity management and access control capabilities. Replaces Azure Active Directory.
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  1. Givary-MSFT 27,486 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Andrew Talbot-Nagy Thank you for reaching out to us, As I understand correctly you want to manage one of the distribution group in Azure AD (want to perform export/import operations on the group).

    There are some groups which cant be managed in the Azure portal, Distribution lists and mail-enabled security groups are managed only in Exchange admin center or Microsoft 365 admin center. You must sign in to Exchange admin center or Microsoft 365 admin center to manage these groups.

    Same has been documented here -

    If my understanding of the issue is incorrect, feel free to post back or you can send me an email to '' with Sub - Attn: Givary and following details in the email body:

    Link to this thread/post and we can connect offline and discuss further on this.

    Please remember to "Accept Answer" if answer helped, so that others in the community facing similar issues can easily find the solution.

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  1. Andrew Talbot-Nagy 20 Reputation points

    Thank you for your time!

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