Remove AD distribution group sync and manage through O365

Kaue Mendes | KLA 20 Reputation points
2023-07-24T13:13:49.5366667+00:00

Good afternoon,

Today my distribution groups are being managed by my AD, but we don't have more access to the EC and at the time of creation I can't configure it to not receive external email in this group, I didn't find this option within the AD.

I would like to remove local synchronization to manage only in the cloud these already created groups

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  1. Jarvis Sun-MSFT 10,091 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-07-25T02:52:04.6533333+00:00

    Hi @Kaue Mendes | KLA ,

    Thanks for posting in our Q&A forum.

    For the hybrid environment, we can synchronize distribution groups to the cloud with AAD. In this case, however, these groups need to be managed from on-premises.

    If you want to manage these groups only from O365, you have to re-create distribution groups in the cloud manually. Then add the membership, x500 addresses, then remove the on-premises groups. You can check these blogs for more details:
    Migrate Distribution Groups from Exchange On-Premise to Exchange Online,
    Migrating Distribution Groups to Office 365.

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