Is there a way to edit user accounts and groups in Office 365 that are synced from an on premise AD domain controller?

We have a client who use 365 and their user accounts are synced but as expected they can only edit accounts created in Office 365.

They have been set up for a couple of years though, has there been any advances that would allow two way editing, ie ability to amend user accounts/reset passwords/update DL that would created on premise?
Jam_ManUKAsked:
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Connect With a Mentor Commented:
No. it's still one-way only. Although they promised an update on that front at Ignite last year, no timeframes were specified, so dont hold your breath.
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Todd NelsonConnect With a Mentor Systems EngineerCommented:
I second Vasil's response.
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Jam_ManUKAuthor Commented:
That was what I thought, we have a client who claims we promised that he would be able to manage everything in 365 which up until now I knew wasnt possible with their on premise domain controllers.
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Todd NelsonSystems EngineerCommented:
There is a caveat.  You can disable directory synchronization, remove AAD Connect and then remove Exchange.  That should permit the client to "be able to manage everything in 365".
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Jam_ManUKAuthor Commented:
Yeah but then their PC logins wouldnt tie up with email/sharepoint via explorer etc. Would get messy.
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Todd NelsonSystems EngineerCommented:
Their user names would essentially be the same, however their O365 passwords would change separately from their domain passwords.  For me, it's really a non-issue.
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