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Migration Dynamics 365 onprem to cloud & Active Directory

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Posted on by UG Leader

Hello all

I need to help a customer to migrate its Dynamics 365 from on premise to cloud.

Currently the customer has its own active directory with all the users.

Where I'm unsure is how active directory and the users need to be handled when migrating to the cloud.

Does the customer need to have a cloud active directory or can the existing "local" active directory be used for a cloud based Dynamics 365 environment?

How are Active Directory Users handled if migrated to the cloud?

Any advice is higly appreciated

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    RE: Migration Dynamics 365 onprem to cloud & Active Directory

    Hello Paul,

    Hope you are well.

    You can take advantage of you current AD (local) infrastructure and federate to Microsoft 365 (former Office 365), so log-in in Dynamics 365 as well.

    Please, refer for these articles for further info:

    docs.microsoft.com/.../about-microsoft-365-identity

    docs.microsoft.com/.../cloud-only-identities

    docs.microsoft.com/.../plan-for-directory-synchronization

    Regards,

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