Difference between MTO and Cross Tenant Synchronisation

Siya Kumari 506 Reputation points

Hello all,

I have researched Multi-Tenant Organization and Cross Tenant Synchronization in Azure AD and I want to know the difference between MTO and Cross-Tenant Sync.

Please let me know all the major and basic differences between MTO and Cross tenant sync and the benefits of MTO over cross-tenant sync.

Looking for a quick response.



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  1. Vasil Michev 97,076 Reputation points MVP

    They're quite similar, think of MTO as the "wizard" for creating cross-tenant sync with up to five tenants. Or a "container" that stores the settings. Behind the scenes, the configuration is then "mapped" to individual cross-tenant sync objects between the involved tenants.