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  • 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...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Install DirSync Tool without ADFS

    Hi Khemarin, Yes. You are right. ADFS is not required. If you only need password sync, please enable DirSync and skip the ADFS steps. Best Regards, Bruce
  • Forum Thread: Why is Country attribute not synced from AD to SharePoint Online?

    Hi there, We are using AD on-premise with dirsync to feed Office365 with info. At this moment I am creating a staff directory and want to create filters. Some basic attributes are synced but not the Country Field, W.T.F. ? ( W hy T his F eature) Can someone help me how to accomplish this? Because...
  • Forum Reply: RE: bulk activate synced users

    Hi Abudha, In Office 365 portal, we can only select 20 users at a time to assign them licenses and there is no other way to bulk activate all the users at a time. To activate these 900 users at a time, you may need PowerShell scripts to do this. Since we don’t have scripts resources here, I...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Office 365 x AD on-premises integration

    Hi LincolnBittencourt, Yes. You can consider to deploy DirSync in Office 365. The following article is for your reference: Directory synchronization roadmap Best Regards, Bruce
  • Forum Thread: Sync AD picture to Sharepoint Online (without using Exchange online) - E3 plan

    The following scenario: DirSync is working Users are sync'ed Users (AD) have thumbnailphoto imported (binary) less than 10KB (DirSync doesn't sync larger pictures according to link below) Users are assigned a E3 license but not all options [ X ] Microsoft Office 365 Plan E3 ...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Questions in the migration between Forest A to Forest B

    Hi BalamuruganGanesan_MSFT, I understand that you plan to do a migration from forest A to forest B and decommission forest A. Our forum focuses on the issues related to Office 365. Although I'd like to help you, I am not familiar with the on-premises AD settings. So I suggest you post your questions...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dirsync/AAD Sync Sub domain sync

    Hi Chris, As I understand it, you want to synced the users from local AD to Office 365 based on the domain (sync the users who are using the subdomain to Office 365). If there is any misunderstanding, please feel free to correct me. If the above understanding is correct, you can enable Active Directory...
  • Forum Thread: Dirsync still deactivating after a week

    Hi, I am setting at tenant to move to O365 and the previous person played around in portal and activated dirsync. No server was setup here for it and when I went deactivate it it said it would take 72hrs... well its been a week and I cannot move any farther in the process. I set up a server for dirsync...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Error Installing DirSync Error ID 28005

    Hi Customer, Have you checked Kingson’s information above? If this issue persists, may I confirm some information for further investigation? 1. When installing the DirSync tool, is there any error message? If so, could you please provide a screenshot? 2. About the log, could you please...
  • Forum Thread: Mail User Contacts syncing strangely

    Good morning, I am discovering an odd circumstance which I could use some help with. We are in the process of migrating to Office 365 from an Exchange 2010 environment. We are set up in a Hybrid configuration currently. We have users in the cloud but the vast majority of our users are still on premise...
  • Forum Thread: DirSync - Reverts users Email to old tenant *.onmicrosoft.com

    Good day, 3 months ago we set up our local DC with on premises setup(Local AD->Azure AD->Office 365). We have also extended the local AD schema with Exchange 2013 attributes which would allow better management of mailboxes/attributes(since we don't have an exchange server but only office365a...
  • Forum Reply: RE: First deployment and planned future change of local AD domain

    Hi Kevin, The short answer is No. In this case, the synchronization between the previous synchronized Office 365 users and the new local AD user will stop working. From the description, the students’ objectGUID will be changed after the local AD domain merging. If this is true, I suggesting enabling...
  • Forum Thread: Mail Enabled Public Folders not sync'd with DirSync

    Hi, Our organization uses Exchange Online Protection (EOP) for mail filtering in front of an on-premises Exchange 2013 deployment. It works well. Recently, we deployed the DirSync tool to sync our on-prem AD up to Azure AD so we could begin using Directory Based Edge Blocking. It too works as expected...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ArchiveGuid is used by another recipient object

    Hi Bas, Thanks for the quick update. I have analyzed the information you provided. However, no obvious clue or issue was found. I will do some consulting on my side. If there is any update, I will let you know. Moreover, in addition to the error message, do the affected users encounter any other...
  • Forum Thread: Coexistence configuration PowerShell module not available

    All In previous version of Azure directory Sync, you could launch a PowerShell console (or manually add PS Snapin "Coexistence-configuration") and force a sync of Directory sync with the CMDlet "Start-onlinecoexistencesync". It appears now in the newer versions that snappin...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ArchiveGuid is used by another recipient object

    Hi Bas77, Thanks for your update. Sorry for my delayed response. I replied to you in the private message. Thanks, Young
  • Forum Reply: RE: Merge two Office 365 Accounts: one "In cloud", one from Active Directory

    Hi Sam, As I understand it, you have two accounts (one is in cloud, another is synced with Active Directory), now you want to merge these two accounts. If there is any misunderstanding, please feel free to correct me. If the above understanding is correct, as far as I know, there is no direct way...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Rebuilding an OnPrem AD server

    Hi Jimmy, DirSync is ONE way synch tool, we are not able to synchronize the Online users from Office365 to AD. Generally speaking, after rebuilding the local AD server, we can only use hard match in Dirsync to match the Online users to the new AD users (we need to recreate the users in local AD), there...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ArchiveGuid is used by another recipient object

    Hi Bas77, If you have any update, please provide the information in the private message, at your convenience. It's our pleasure to help you. Thanks, Young