Alarming On-Call Roster - Outlook Contact Groups


Does anyone know if we are able to somehow use Outlook Contact Groups rather than simple Outlook Contacts to populate an ‘On-Call Roster’.

I submitted this idea here:

I am not sure, but you definitely can use a distribution list, which is probably better anyway.

From what I am seeing, a contact group is the same as a distribution list:

Figured out a work around by changing the notification block’s Roster Type to ‘Calculated’ and using something like this code in the script:

outlookContactGroup = {email:[]}
roster = [outlookContactGroup ]
return roster
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Hi again everyone. Ok, so I really like using Outlook Contact Groups because IT manages the group’s members - managers simply request IT to modify members. Management have recently requested sms alarm notifications too which kind of puts a hole in my system because (correct me if I am wrong) I don’t think there is a way to query members of an outlook contact group for their phone numbers. So I guess I have to go back to the On_Call Roster way of doing things and me the manager of members (or ask IT to be a little more involved in our gateway).