troubleshooting Question

AD account showing as CNF:longstringnumbersName in all AD Group Memberships

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So, I've noticed that one particular user is showing up with CNF:longstringofnumbersName in all the AD Security Groups she belongs to.  

For example, if her name was Jane Smith, she would be listed as CNF:9s383flksjf-3422-2342-23d-dfklaj9se34JaneSmith (not the real string of numbers).  

This is showing in all of the groups she is a member of.

We are a single Domain with 2 DCs (one local, one in a DC).  We sync with M365 using Azure AD Connect.  We used to be in a hybrid environment, but are no longer.  This was showing up prior to decommissioning the hybrid.  Not sure that is relevant, but wanted to make sure it was known.

Chris Babcock
Director of Information Technology

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