How to Create Groups

Does Power365 create Office 365 Groups in the target?

Yes, Power365 Directory Sync can help you create and sync your Office 365 Groups. Power365 Directory Sync can also help you convert existing groups into Office 365 Groups. For more detailed information about managing object creation in Power365 Directory Sync, download our free online help guide about Office 365 Groups.

 

How do I create an Office 365 Group using Directory Sync?

Click here to download a free online step-by-step guide to manage Office 365 Groups using Power365 Directory Sync. The guide includes default mappings for Office 365 Groups and provides insights into custom scenarios that may be useful during migration projects.

 

What are the steps to setup Directory Sync for Office 365 Groups?

There are six (6) steps to complete to setup Power365 Directory Sync for Office 365 Groups. After the setup is complete, there are additional activities to consider before production readiness. It is a recommended best practice to pilot new workflows. Therefore, it is outlined in this list of deployment activities as optional. Follow these steps to fully deploy and validate the related group workflows.

Setup

  1. Add your cloud environments
  2. Create your template
  3. Import your mappings
  4. Create your read workflow
  5. Create your match/stage workflow
  6. Create your write workflow

First Run

  1. Run your first read
  2. Run your first match/stage
  3. Run your first write in test mode
  4. Verify change logs

Pilot (optional)

  1. Run your first write with test objects without test mode
  2. Verify data changes

Production

  1. Run your first write with production objects
  2. Verify data changes
  3. Schedule workflows for production

Click here to download a free online step-by-step guide to managing Office 365 Groups using Power365 Directory Sync.

 

Additional Information

Office 365 Group Migration Preparation Guide (PDF)

What’s Migrated?

How to Setup

How to view Discovery Report

How to Match Groups

How to Migrate Groups

How to Cutover Groups

What’s Synced?

How to Sync Members & Owners

How to Sync Attributes

How to Convert Existing Groups