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When you run the IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool in your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment, "blank" is displayed in the ERROR column for one or more objects.

This occurs if the displayName attribute of the object isn't defined.


To resolve this issue, specify a value for the displayName attribute of the object. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. In the UPDATE column for the object, type the name of its displayName attribute.
  2. In the ACTION column, click EDIT, and then click Apply.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each object that has a "blank" entry in the ERROR column.
  4. Run IdFix again to look for more object errors.


Still need help? Go to the Office 365 Community website or the Windows Azure Active Directory Forums website.


Article ID: 2857349 - Last Review: October 29, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Windows Azure
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises (pre-upgrade)
  • Microsoft Office 365 for education  (pre-upgrade)
  • CRM Online via Office 365 E Plans
  • Windows Azure Recovery Services
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