Private Address Book/List Best Practice

Copper Contributor

Hi all - I'm looking for the best way to go about creating a private address book that is only visible within Outlook for 2 or 3 employees, maybe more down the road.


I have an excel sheet with 55 or so people listed, along with their title, email, phone number etc.

I'm wondering what makes the most sense here - do we create a shared address book with specific permissions? I looked at making a second "GAL" for this but it seems overly complicated (involving powershell) and I'm not quite getting it.


Any advice would be great.



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Just share the file directly? Or populate the contacts in your mailbox, then share the Contacts folder with the users in question. Some people use SPO Lists, M365 Lists, Public folders... take your pick.