Office 365 activating the active directory synchonization problem

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                would like to ask that after I logged in to O365 portal, I can not find the "active user" button for activating the active directory synchonization, but when I find a guide in the internet, it shows there is a "setup" button under "active user", any help would be appreciated


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piaakitAsked:
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CodeTwo SoftwareSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Click more>Directory Synchronization and you will get to the same page:
Office 365 directory synchronization.
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
U won't be able to setup ad sync from O365 portal anymore

Use Azure AD powershell for same

Command would be
Set-MsolDirSyncEnabled -EnableDirSync $true
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-in/office365/enterprise/turn-off-directory-synchronization?redirectSourcePath=%252fen-us%252farticle%252fturn-off-directory-synchronization-for-office-365-ee5f861e-bd48-4267-83d1-a4ead4b4a00d
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
so that I should install the AAD in the ADFS server rather than in the domain controller am I correct ?

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do I need to add my domain here ? and I already have an exchange 2016, later I want to migrate my exchange to Office 365, before adding my domain in the portal, do I need to install AAD in local ADFS server first ?

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piaakitAuthor Commented:
so I Use Azure AD powershell command below in local AD server or ADFS ? after that I should do the "Directory synchronization" in the portal ? please advise

Set-MsolDirSyncEnabled -EnableDirSync $true
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
For this command u need azure ad powershell module to be installed on any 2012 and above server
Once it enabled there, it means u have activated for O365
Its doesn't matter if u run it from adfs or dc, those roles r irrelevant
After that install ad sync on server
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
noted, so I run this power shall command from azure ad powershell, then install ad sync on server, after that do i need to complete the Active Directory synchronization in the portal ?
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
As soon as u complete installation of ad sync tool, it will start syncing your onpremise AD to O365 on predefined schedule, i think its now every 30 minutes
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
Also refer latest MS doc if u want to sync user passwords etc or need to configure further
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
ok understand, one more question, do I need to manually add my mail domain to Office 365 portal, if later I want to migrate my exchange 2016 to Office 365 ?
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
U need to add ur onpremise accepted domain to O365 manually before u do ad sync setup
That domain did not get added automatically
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
the AAD connect configuration has completed, but I got problem to "Import-Module DirSync", to force a full synchronization, any idea ?

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MaheshArchitectCommented:
U are running old command
Actually ad connect tool automatically take care of sync, u don't have to do anything
Still you want to do it manually,
Follow steps in below blog to run full sync followed by delta sync
http://itprocentral.com/azure-ad-connect-forcing-synchronization-using-powershell/
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
thanks, I see my premise ad is synchonizated to O365 now, one last question, if I want to migrate my premise exchange 2016 to office 365, I only have method "hybrid deployment " to migrate right ? if I want cloud only does it supports with exchange 2016 ?
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
Yes
You have option of staged migration or hybrid migration
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
staged migration does it mean completely to cloud ? do you have any guide for staged migration ?
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
i see that for staged migration is only recommanded for exchange 2003 and 2010
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
Sorry, you have cutover migration option if mailbox count is less
Else hybrid is all time best option available
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
I,m now will install exchange 2016 edge transport server, and this service cant install on an exchange that already have mailbox role installed, so I will need to install it on the adfs server, is that sound ok to you ? at this time I have added the mail domain in the portal, and configure the DNS record in my external NS server
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
Is it a much to install edge transport exchange server for configure hybrid migration with office365?
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
Is it a must
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
No its not required
U can publish your exidting server on internet
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piaakitAuthor Commented:
I have another question, I have decided not to install a edge exchange server, before running the hybrid configuration wizard, I need to configure exchange certificate, but I already issued an ssl certificate for ADFS server with the same domain, if I register another ssl certificate for exchange server it said my domain already been issued for this domain, can I import the same cert that I received for the ADFS to the exchange ?
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
I suggest you close this question and open new question

the question seems to be deviated lot from your original question
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