Active Directory Object Synchronisation

Updated 1 week ago by admin

The following table describes the Active Directory object types and their synchronisation status when using the AD Connect client or service.

Object

AD Connect (on-premise) with Exchange Server 2010 or below

AD Connect (on-premise) with Exchange Server 2016 or later

AD Connect (Azure) with Exchange Online / Office 365

User

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shared Mailbox

No

Yes (v2.6+)

No (requires permissions)

Contact, MailContact, MailForestContact

Yes

Yes

No

Public Folder, PublicFolderMailbox

Yes

Yes (<= v2.6)

No (> v2.6)

No

Please note that even if an object is synchronised it does not mean that it will be subject to billing. Please review the Product Usage guidelines.


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