Published: July 16, 2012
Applies to: Exchange 2013 | Exchange Online | Exchange Server 2007 | Exchange Server 2010 | Office 365
The DistinguishedGroupBy element provides standard groupings for FindItem queries.
The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.
Represents the standard grouping and aggregating mechanisms for a grouped FindItem operation.
Defines a request to find items in a mailbox.
The following is the XPath expression to this element: /FindItem
The DistinguishedGroupBy element can be added to a FindItem operation when the results must come backed grouped and when one of the standard groups meets the grouping requirements. If neither the DistinguishedGroupBy element nor the GroupBy element is specified, FindItem results will come back ungrouped.
The schema that describes this element is located in the EWS virtual directory of the computer that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that has the Client Access server role installed.