Can someone please weigh-in on this to see if I have this right? And please state if you have done this before ;)
To migrate from away from AD Sync to Azure AD Sync, do we:
Or, is it a case that the AD Sync data must be purged before establishing the Azure AD Sync?
Thanks for reaching out to the Sophos Community Forum.
It is not a requirement to purge the data before moving from AD Sync to Azure AD Sync. However, you may run into some duplicated entries.
The External ID, Immutable ID, and SID are used to verify whether a newly synchronized object will be merged with an existing one. The following items will not be merged. - Public Folder- Device - OU- Device Group
If you wish to synchronize the items mentioned here, it may be best to do the purge before the switch.
Thank you very much.