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  • Forum Reply: RE: Duplicate UPN in DIRSYNC

    Hi Craig, Could you please let me how do you do the hard match in DirSync? Do you refer to the following link? http://blogs.technet.com/b/praveenkumar/archive/2014/04/12/how-to-do-hard-match-in-dirsync.aspx Based on my experience, if we want to do the hard match, we need first deactivate the current...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Duplicate UPN in DIRSYNC

    Hi Craig, If these accounts were created in the Office 365 cloud side, we can use SMTP matching to match on-premises user accounts to Office 365 user accounts for directory synchronization first. Please refer to the following link for the detailed steps: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2641663 If I have...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync Server and AD Migration

    Hello, I have 250 Users who were on AD 2008 and were using DirSync on Windows 2008 Server, Now the customer have migrated their AD to Windows 2012 R2 and wanted to do the same for DirSync. I successfully configured DirSync server on a new virtual machine with Windows 2012R2 and were able to deactivate...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Cutover done, on-premise Exchange deleted, setting up Dirsync

    Hi ita, I understand that you have done the Cutover Migration successfully. As far as I know, if you have deleted everything related to on-premises Exchange 2010 server and all the Exchange related attributes have been deleted in local AD, you can enable/install DirSync, and then use SMTP matching...
  • Forum Thread: Active Directory Synchronization is being disabled message, but Powershell claims it is done.

    Hello, I have disabled Active Directory synchronization via the Office 365 admin center (web portal), in order to do some clean up before resynchronizing. The admin center still displays a message "Active Directory synchronization is being deactivated. This process may take up to 72 hours to complete...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Password Sync - How are password resets handled

    Hi Matt, No. In the DirSync with Password Sync, we can only manage the password in the AD. The end users cannot change password in the Office 365 directly. They need to change their passwords in the AD and then the new password will be synced to the Office 365. Thanks, Kid Yang
  • Forum Thread: Office 365 and Dirsync, OU filtering setup but all AD syncing

    Hi, I have dirsync installed and i setup an OU filter as per guide here http://blogs.msdn.com/b/denotation/archive/2012/11/21/installing-and-configure-dirsync-with-ou-level-filtering-for-office365.aspx. under advanced it shows to exclude the domain and only include the 1 selected OU, but when i...
  • Forum Reply: RE: user object in on-premises AD

    Hi Scott, Based on the tests from my side, the user’s cn attribute which contains a period at the end of the name can be synced from on-premises to Office 365 with DirSync. Moreover, if I change the cn attribute in local AD, I also will get the message saying the attribute is owned by the system...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Management of Cloud Only Exchange online users

    Hi Michael, Do you mean you have done a staged migration? After the migration, if you plan to use DirSync, we strongly recommend that you maintain at least one Exchange server so that you can access the Exchange Management Console/Exchange Management Shell to manage mail-related attributes on the on...
  • Forum Thread: Dirsync Mail enabled Group - Restrict Sending To cloud users

    Hi I'm in the process of rebuilding my distribution groups to Mail enabled Security Groups instead of distribution lists because I need to assign permissions to a shared calendar. I decided that it would be far easier to manage these in AD and DirSync so I can combine it with my user creation...
  • Forum Thread: The user name became .onmicrosoft.com in cloud

    I have a user in AD. After syncing it to Office 365, the user's UPN became .onmicroosft.com. What's going on?
  • Forum Thread: Fix error "The computer name in the database does not match the computer name"

    I have a new install of Office 365 and we are trying to setup Federated Services. I installed DirSync and all was well until I decided to change our Computer name. Now FIMSync fails to start as the computer name in the database does not match the computer name. I was going to change all reg keys that...
  • Forum Thread: Unattended install and configuration of DirSync or AAD Sync possible?

    Is there a way to install Azure Active Directory Synchronization Tool ( DirSync ) or Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services ( AAD Sync ) completely unattended? At least for DirSync there is a /quiet switch for the installation itself. But what I need now is to automate the configuration that...
  • Forum Reply: RE: User Status: Synced with Active Directory vs In cloud

    Hi Erich, Your assumption is correct. To achieve the goal via PowerShell, please refer to the following steps: 1. Install Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell and connect it to your Office 365 tenant. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj151815.aspx 2. To get the users...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Password syncing issue

    Hi Ashiqur, I'd like to collect the following information to better understand the scenario: 1. What do you mean by saying "I've configured domain computers by adding a new account on the same profile using the xyz@domain.onmicrosoft.com address..."? Do you mean you set up xyz@domain...
  • Forum Thread: Password syncing issue

    Hi, So I've started a migration from our existing Exchange 2007 environment to Office 365. Doing a staged migration and moving small batch of users. DIRSYNC was configured by a contractor along with domain validation. He says password sync was enabled. What I don't understand is, Once a user...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dir Sync and OU Filtering

    Hi Lane, I agree with Vasil. You can only sync the specific OUs to Office 365 using organizational-unit–based filtering. For more detailed information, please refer to the following article: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/denotation/archive/2012/11/21/installing-and-configure-dirsync-with-ou-level-filtering...
  • Forum Reply: RE: In Cloud Users

    Hi StarrPrendergast, Do you need any further assistance? If so, please feel free to provide the informaiton in the private message. Thanks, Young
  • Forum Reply: RE: Error syncing passwords with AD Dir Sync tool

    Hi WouterR, I would like to confirm the following things: 1. Does the issue occur to all users? 2. Do you install the latest Dirsync tool from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=278924 ? 3. Do you check the KB: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2855271/en-us#_T4 ? If you enable Password sync, we...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Wrong domain on AAD SYNCED Users.

    Hi Woopwoop, First, please make sure you have verified the on-premises domain before performing a directory synchronization. Generally speaking, we need to verify the custom domain to Office 365 first. The user’s UPN for Office 365 need to match the user’s on-premises UPN defined in Active...
  • 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...