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Mail-enabled groups that have an email address aren't synchronized to Office 365
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When you use the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool to sync your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment to Microsoft Office 365, you notice that mail-enabled groups that have an email address aren't synced to Office 365.
This issue occurs if a display name isn't specified for the on-premises mail-enabled group.
Important This section contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more info about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To fix this issue, make sure that the on-premises mail-enabled group has a display name. You can use a tool such as Active Directory Service Interfaces Editor (ADSI Edit) or the LDP tool to populate the displayName attribute for the mail-enabled group in the on-premises AD DS environment.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
The following procedure describes how to edit a display name by using ADSI Edit.
For more info about how to install and to use ADSI Edit (Adsiedit.msc), go to the following Microsoft website:
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Article ID: 2508722 - Last Review: May 15, 2013 - Revision: 32.0