Windows 2012 Standard Active Directory Sync to 365 Portal?

Hi I've been asked by a client if they can have all their Active Directory groups and info sync up into their Office 365 account.
Is this straight forward to have a consistent sync between the AD and 365 portal?
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CRL ltdAsked:
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Ganesamoorthy STech LeadCommented:
CRL ltdAuthor Commented:
Has anyone got experience with this and what is the considered the easiest way ?
CRL ltdAuthor Commented:
It's only for a small 40 users network and only really want the benefit to keep user password and AD groups and permissions in sync with 365 etc.
CRL ltdAuthor Commented:
Also I'm not clear if any of these sync tools are actually free?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
The sync tools are free, and very easy to set up. If you need detailed instructions check for example here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnect/

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