Active Directory Object Synchronisation

Updated 11 months 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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