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  • Forum Reply: RE: In Cloud Users

    Hi StarrPrendergast, Sorry that I forgot some information in my previous post. Now, I edit and re-post the post. ========================== How do you sync on-premise AD users to Office 365? Do you use the DirSync tool which is downloaded from Office 365 admin portal? Currently, to match “In...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dirsync failed to sync with the AD

    Hi OLUSESANODUPELU, Sorry for any inconvenience caused. To narrow down the root cause of the issue, could you provide the following information for me? 1. Could you capture a screenshot of the error message when you restart the Active Directory Sync tool? To upload a picture, please click Use rich...
  • Forum Thread: Moving from DirSync to SSO (ADFS) after Staged Migration

    Hi, I'm in the process of Staged Exchange Migration from on-premise Exchange 2007 to Exchange Online. I'm using DirSync, ADFS is not implemented because my local infrastructure is old and overloaded. After migration of all mailboxes to Exchange Online I plan to decommission Exchange 2007...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Filter users with no email addresses

    Hi Jason, You can configure filter for DirSync by referring to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj710171.aspx Regarding the condition of the filter for users, you can refer to “mail is not present”. For groups, only mail-enabled groups will be synced to Office 365. Best...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Generid Failure Dirsync Sync

    Hi kumarreddy, For your issue, I’m afraid the screenshot you posted is not visible. To upload pictures in the forum, you can click Use rich formatting when replying and then click the Insert/Edit Media icon. There is also a KB article for the “General troubleshooting for Directory Sync tool...
  • Forum Reply: RE: New server: Converting to MEU still neccesary?

    Hi Royvan, First, I would like to confirm the relationship between the older server and the new server you mentioned. Are they two separated ones without any relationship? Generally, if the DirSync deployed in the new server will also sync the Exchange users in the older server, we need to convert...
  • Forum Thread: New server: Converting to MEU still neccesary?

    Perhaps someone can shed some light on this for me. As I understand it, when you want to use Single Sign-on after performing a cutover migration you need to concert on-premise exchange users to mail enabled users. But does this still apply if you've also migrated everything else to a new server...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync Installation Failure

    I have 2003 Exchange and 2003 Native Domain migrating to office 365 in staged migration. I want to sync accounts and passwords to office 365 but remain fully managed from from my domain only. All accounts already have been imported into Office 365 with random passwords and not in use (they can be wiped...
  • Forum Thread: No longer using Dirsync, can we delete MSOL user and group?

    We replaced our Dirsync server with a new server running the AADSync service following the instructions here . The Dirsync server is off. AADSync has been working fine for over a week. Just want to confirm: We can delete the MSOL_[randomnumbers] user account and MSOL_AD_Sync_RichCoexistence group, correct...
  • Forum Reply: RE: install AADS on a DC?

    Hi Nightrider1981, What do you mean "AADS 'Azure active directory sync tool'"? Do you mean Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services (AAD Sync)? If yes, you can install it on a domain controller which is running Windows Server 2008 or above. For more detailed information, please...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Set up DirSync and connect local AD users to existing Office 365 users

    Hi Gud_thor, Your assumption is correct. The existing Office 365 users are matched with the local AD users based on their email addresses after DirSync is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to the following article. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2641663 If you have questions about...
  • Forum Reply: RE: list on premise mailboxes in off365 addressbook

    Hi Peter, Generally, if you haven’t set up any filters in local AD, and sync the users who have on-premises mailboxes to Office 365, the users will be synced as mail users in Office 365. And the mail users will show in Address Book in Office 365. Moreover, when you mentioned “Looking...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync without staged migration

    Hi Guys, I have an on-premse exchange 2010. I have purchased E3 licenses for O365. I setup Dirsync so that users can use the same password on-premise with the cloud. Users are expected to PST existing mails thus hybrid or staged migration methods wont be used. I get the error message within...
  • Forum Reply: RE: SSO and Directory Sync

    Hi Jason, Firstly, I would like to confirm if the onsite domain is a public domain. Please note, if the onsite domain is an internal domain, we cannot verify it in Office 365. However, if the onsite domain is a public domain, we can discuss the problem in two situations: 1. If you have created the...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync fails to start after MS updates

    I am unable to start DirSync since a reboot from updates. The Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service will not start with the following error. From the System log The Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service service terminated with the following service-specific error: %%2149781504...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Shared mailbox with 600 Alias Fail to synchronize dirsync error

    Hi Caroline, At present, there is no document to explain the email aliases limitation in Exchange Online. However, in the DirSync, the maximum number of characters per value for the proxyAddresses is 256 and a new Office 365 tenant can sync up to 50,000 directory objects by default. In your situation...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Some objects does not synchronizing password with Azure Active Directory Sync

    Hi George, Moving users from a non-synced OU to a synced OU breaks the password synchronization via the Azure Active Directory Sync tool. So if you change passwords for these users, it will trigger the password sync again. Moreover, you can try the following steps: 1. Run " set-msolpasswordsyncenabled...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Bandwidth needed to use Dirsync

    Hi LinhNguyen Van, There is no Microsoft article available regarding the bandwidth requirement and the tool to calculate the bandwidth for DirSync. What I can share is the Azure Active Directory Sync tool uses TCP Port 80 & 443. It runs every 3 hours to sync on-premises AD to Office 365. Make sure...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Directory synchronization with OU fltering

    Hi HamzaBoulaares, Generally, when configuring filter in DirSync, we don’t need to disable the DirSync in Portal. We follow steps in this article: Configure filtering for directory synchronization . Have you run a Full Import Full Sync on Active Directory Connector in MIIS under the Management...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Object id and Immutable id??

    Hi Aditya, Q1: What is object id and Immutable id? A1: As for “object id”, as far as I know, there is no such term in neither a local AD nor Office 365. There is a similar term “objectGUID”. If you mean this, this attribute specifies the unique identifier for an object in a local AD. As for “Immutable...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ProxyAddress value

    Hi Damon, Based on my experience, if we have deployed DirSync and don’t have on-premises Exchange environment, the users still will get the username@contoso.onmicrosoft.com as the primary emails address, but not username@contoso.com. We need to add proxyAddress attribute (SMTP:username@contoso...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync failing since 5am GMT+1

    Hi, DirSync has been failing for the last 16 hours as other people is posting here and ACK'd by "Bruce Zhou MSFT Support" Bruce says to follow updates on http://community.office365.com/en-us/f/148/t/278975.aspx but this web does not exist. Do we need to open individual suppot cases...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Directory Sync Error

    Hi Chris, According to your description, you have created a user named dirsync both in on-premises AD and Office 365. With the default setting, DirSync will sync users from on-premises to Office 356. If a user in Office 365 whose UPN is the same as the on-premises UPN, the error message will occur...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Primary Domain

    Hi DamonW, Generally, if on-premises user has a UPN like user@company.com and domain.com is verified in Office 365. The user should be synced to Office 365 with a UPN of user@company.com. Regarding the issue, I’d like to confirm more details: 1. What’s the UPN in Office 365, user@domain...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Moving from "In Cloud" to "In Cloud" With Active Directory

    Hi SKFoster, Currently, it isn’t feasible to sync Office 365 users to on-premises AD. DirSync is a one-way sync from on-premises to Office 365. I understand that you want to set up on-premises AD to integrate with Office 365. For the current situation, please create users in on-premises and...