AAD Connect HAS replaced AADSync and DirSync

Updated on 27 October 2015 IMPORTANT: AAD Connect has replaced AADSync and DirSync. Reference: Azure Active Directory Sync   Reference(s): Integrating your on-premises identities with Azure Active Directory Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Download) Azure AD Connect: Version Release History Search “azure active directory connect requirements” Integrating your on-premises identities with Azure Active Directory Prerequisites…

Decommission or Maintain Exchange Hybrid? It Depends

Here are some links following-up on questions I receive almost daily about what can and cannot be managed from on premise once the last Exchange server (i.e. Exchange Hybrid) is removed and directory sync is maintained. I was unable to find a comprehensive list but the info can be extrapolated from each. Hybrid deployment best practices…