Is the filtering service valid after the group address deployed in Office 365?

For Office 365.


The e-mail address which are addressed to outside of company included group address does not seem to be filtering. Are there any limitations?


When you send an e-mail to the group address of the Office 365 (including external address), it flows as below:


1. Send an e-mail from Office 365 to the group address.

2. Distribute the e-mail to each member of the group address within the Office 365.

3. If the group address distributed to...

a) inside of company: 

The e-mail is sent in the Office 365.(Same as the individual addressed in-house)

* It is not through our filtering service

b) outside of company:

The e-mail which is included a mailing list (distribution group, security group, dynamic distribution group) to be sent to an external address after the distribution is going to send as the Envelope From is Null (empty) by default specification of Office 365.

* Although the e-mail is passed to our filtering service, the Envelope From address is empty.


Our filtering service determines the value of the Envelope From for the filtering rules.

For this reason, the e-mail will be out of our filtering service if the Envelope From address is empty.

It is possible to change the behaviour of default specification of the above Office 365, you can also apply to use a filter on changing default setting.


How to Set:

Change the ReportToOriginatorEnabled to “True” at Powershell 

The Example of Command Execution:

Set-DistributionGroup -Identity <Group Name> -ReportToOriginatorEnabled $True

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