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This article is for you if

  • You are trying to get the attribute msExchHideFromAddressLists to sync to Office 365 via AD Connect
  • You have upgraded from dirsync  to AD Connect and now msExchHideFromAddressLists does not sync to Office 365

Issue / Fault definition

  • The attribute msExchHideFromAddressLists will not sync to Office 365 using AD Connect

Known / associated error messages

  • None

Known Fixes / Solutions

  • Populate the mailNickname attribute in Active directory with a value


  • Ensure all user accounts that are being synced have their mailNickname attribute populated.


  • Exchange schema update installed on your domain

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