Tag: Directory Synchronization

  • Exchange Online does not create a mailbox when we assign licenses

    I rarely onboard customers to Office 365 without deploying DirSync or a similar tool, because it is and always have been best practice keeping Active Directory as Identity Source. This challenge often came when a customer has Exchange in their Active Directory, and when we synchronize users to Azure Active Directory (AAD) they will bring […]

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  • AADSync or DirSync as Windows Server role?

    AADSync or DirSync as Windows Server role?

    When will Azure Active Directory Sync or DirSync become a Windows Server role/feature? Working with Cloud Solutions I very often implement ADFS and AADSync/DirSync, but only ADFS has become a Windows Server role. I don’t see any reason to why Directory Synchronization shouldn’t become a Windows Server Role, so when will it happen? For one […]

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  • DirSync to Cloud Only Identities

    DirSync to Cloud Only Identities

    After moving to Office 365 we usually have in mind moving towards a simple IT infrastructure, so can do by also removing DirSync from the Equation. What will need to do, what heppansĀ and how will it affect Our users? What will we need to do: 1. Turn off Directory Synchronization from Our Office 365 Admin […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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