I have a client who has a 2012R2 DC onsite and a 3rd party hosted solution with another DC, Exchange, RDS, SQL and SPS Servers (All also 2012R2).
We are in the process of migrating our client to Office 365 and would like to sync AD account passwords with their Office 365 mailboxes. Would installing the Essentials role be advisable under these circumstances or are we better off using Azure AD Connect? I understand there are limitations with Essentials such as 25 users or 50 devices. Azure AD Connect seems at first glance to be much more involved.
Any advice would be appreciated.