Never allow users to specify groups when restricting permission for documents

This policy setting controls whether Office 2016 users can assign permissions to distribution lists when using Information Rights Management.

If you enable this policy setting, Office 2016 users cannot specify a distribution list as an authorized party in the Permission dialog box.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Office 2016 users can specify distribution lists when using Information Rights Management (IRM) to restrict access to Excel workbooks, InfoPath templates, Outlook e-mail messages, PowerPoint presentations, or Word documents.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\common\drm
Value Nameneverallowdls
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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