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Avoid looping when you are Synchronizing two (or more) directories in both directions.

2017-05-17 20:18:49
Exchange 20xx Exclusions UnitySync 

When you are running Synchronizations between two or more directories you will want to avoid returning entries back to their original source. For example, if A sends objects to B, and B sends objects to A, B should not return the objects originating on A back to A. To avoid this, you will want to add an Exclude rule specifically excluding the Sync Containers specified on your Destination tabs.

So, if you sync from A to B to an ou called AContacts, on your sync from B to A you would exclude the ou AContacts. Conversely, if you sync from B to A to an ou called BContacts, on your sync from A to B you would exclude BContacts.

Exclusions are added via the Exclude button on the Custom tab. Add one exclusion per line and remember to Save your changes at the bottom of the Exclude window, and then again on the Custom tab.

For Active Directory and other LDAP directories the rule is in the format:

If the CN or OU is not unique within a directory you can further qualify the exclusion rule. For example:

DN:ou=MyOU,ou=Parent OU,dc=domain,dc=com

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