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  • Forum Thread: Staged migration complete, SSL cert still required?

    Hello, we just performed a Staged Migration to Exchange online. We needed a SSL cert to upload current emails to exchange online. All of that is complete DNS is switched, emails are in the cloud, DIRSYNC is in use. Do I need to update my SSL cert on the old Exchange server or can I let it expire?
  • Forum Thread: DirSync "Invalid Softmatch" 0x2023134a

    So I originally got this to work on a seperate machine, but now the sync's gone a little crazy on my new servers. Originally I'd gotten the problem fixed by matching up SMTP Address Proxies on a single-DC system. I've since moved over to dual Domain Controllers and on the one I'd actually...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Sync 365 password to AD

    Hi MegaHurtz, As far as I know, it is not feasible to sync the cloud passwords to local AD with general DirSync. If you want to do it, you need to purchase Azure AD Premium licenses and then deploy AAD Sync. For more detailed information, you can refer to the link below: http://blogs.technet.com/b...
  • Forum Reply: DirSync Installation Error

    During the installation i get an error stating: "The install was unable to setup a required component. Check the event logs for more information. Please try the installation again and if the error persists, contact technical support. unable to uninstall the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Edit synced users in the cloud

    Hi MitchKing1041, No. For the synced users, we can only manage them in the on-premise and then sync the changes to the cloud side. It's the feature by design. Thanks for your understanding. Best regards, Kid Yang
  • Forum Reply: RE: Remove attributes from dirsync

    Hi KSUOffice365, As far as I know, there is no official solution about how to remove attributes from DirSync. Moreover, if you refer any third-party articles to do it, we are not able to provide official support when you encounter any issues. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Your understanding...
  • Forum Reply: RE: AD Sync with No Previous Onsite AD

    Hi Daniel, You mentioned "we have no on premise Active Directory". Do you mean these Office 365 users are created directly in Office 365? If yes, I'd like to confirm if these users have their SMTP addresses in Office 365. If so, you can set up a local AD, and then use SMTP matching to match...
  • Forum Reply: RE: DirSync UPN logic

    Hi James, The logic you mentioned (created as User123456@companyname.onmicrosoft.com ) should be the expected DirSync UPN logic. As for the issue, it’s strange. To find the root cause of the issue, I would like to collect some detailed information about it. To protect the privacy, I’ve...
  • Forum Reply: RE: DirSync International Characters

    Hi Mario, I cannot reproduce the issue while there is some other issue with the unique UPN. I have created a user named igarcíaech@domain.com in on-premises. When I sync this user to Office 365, the UPN in Office 365 will show as igarc_aech@domain.com . Office 365 cannot recognize the specific...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Managing Users changing passwords when using DirSync with Password Sync

    Hi Jade, As far as I know, if the users log into their computer and change their local password, it will be synced to Office 365 immediately. It won’t wait until the next sync time (every hour that you have configured). And when the users open Outlook, Outlook will prompt the credentials. They...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Looking to migrate to office 365

    Hi Teedee, When you say “Azure ”, do you mean the Azure Rights Management plan? If so, and if you want to sync your DC with Office 365, but don’t want to buy this plan, you can purchase the following Office 365 plans who support Dirsync tool: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dirsync questions

    Hi Paul, I’d like to answer your question one by one: 1. Generally speaking, we can first remove the old DirSync server and then re-install it in the new server and run the wizard. 2. Yes, the filter user will be deleted from Office 365. The mailbox will also be deleted. The data will be reserved...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Azure AD Sync Name Change

    Hi MikeKempster, 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: Access is denied-DirSync tool setup

    Hi FloreIng, Based on the error messages you posted above, I suggest you do the following steps to troubleshoot this issue. 1. Make sure the administrator is in the FIMSyncAdmins group. 2. After installing dirsync, please log off or restart your computer. Regards, Edward Qu
  • Forum Reply: RE: Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool error on setup

    Hi Marlon, Thanks for your updates. Based on the current situation, the issue may be caused if you haven't remove the initial DirSync completely. Here are some tips when uninstalling the DirSync tool: 1. Ensure the following groups are removed from the local computers Group folder: FIMSyncAdmins...
  • Forum Thread: Decommission On-Premises Exchange when DirSync is used

    I have migrated all the mailboxes to Office 365 in the hybrid environment and I want to decommission the on-premises Exchange server 2010. As the DirSync is in use, could you tell me whether I can decommission the on-premises Exchange server 2010 without affecting the Office 365 accounts? And Is there...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Password change options

    Hi Vin, Yes, you are right. DirSync is only one way sync. In the DirSync environment, we cannot change our passwords on the cloud side. The changed passwords can only be synced from the on-premise side. Thanks for your understanding. Best regards, Kid Yang
  • Forum Reply: RE: directory sync questions

    Hi Scott, The "cn" attribute will be synced via the DirSync. For the other questions: Q: If we have Office 365 user accounts that do not have a matching on-premises AD account will this be an issue? A: The AD account not matched to an Office 365 account will be synced to the cloud side and...
  • Forum Reply: RE: UserProfile Sync in sharepoint online

    Hi Sudeep, Based on the description, you can refer to the following 3 points: 1. For an Office 365 tenant that includes both Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services, a user photo goes into Exchange Online service before being synchronized to SharePoint Online service. So, please make sure the...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Problem Sync Active Directory Users

    Hi Axel, According to the error message, we can refer to the KB article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2647098 to troubleshoot this issue. I notice that you have tried IDFix but continue receive errors. In this situation, I would like to confirm if you have also tried Method 2 in this KB. Any...
  • Forum Reply: RE: DirSync Suddenly stops working

    Hi Aniket, According to your description, I know that you have updated the same passwords which are expired but they are not synced via DirSync. From my tests, if the passwords expire and you update them as the same one, they will not be synced correctly. You can only change them with a new one and...
  • Forum Thread: How do I change the source of authority for directory sync

    Hello guys, I wonder if you can help. We have approximately 10 users using exchange Online. (office365) I have setup directory sync on one my servers, when I sync dirsync creates duplicate users in the office 365 (because the source of authority is on-premise active directory. Is there a way to...
  • Forum Reply: RE: DirSync to Microsoft coud

    Hi Bob, For federating with def.com, I agree with Joseph. As for the Microsoft Azure service, I'd like to confirm you will use Azure AD Sync or Directory Synchronization . If you will use Azure AD Sync, you can sync multiple domains to the same Office 365 tenant. If you will use Directory Synchronization...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Duplicate user

    Hi Philip, If you have created user accounts directly in Office 365, you can use SMTP matching to match on-premises user accounts to Office 365 user accounts for directory synchronization . But now you can do the following steps to fix it: 1. Delete the user accounts which are created directly in Office...
  • Forum Reply: RE: User experience after enabling dirsync password synchronization

    Hi richardb-ngc, I will try my best to answer the questions for you. Q1. What happens to the sign in assistant service on client PCs? ==================================================== A1. Enabling password sync won’t affect the sign in assistant service on client PCs. Q2. What happens...