Migrate an Exchange distribution group to an Office 365 group with one click

Building on the scripts released in June 2016 for DL (Distribution List or Distribution Group) migration, you can now migrate a distribution group to an Office 365 group directly from the Exchange Admin Center with one click. This feature is rolling out over the next few weeks as per the message in our O365 Tenant.


Office 365 Groups provides cross-application group membership to enable teams to:

  • Document collaboration
  • Shared calendar
  • Group OneNote
  • Ability to access past conversations
  • Planning tool for organising and assigning tasks and getting updates on project progress
  • Connectors to access third party services

You can follow steps from the following link to migrate Exchange distribution group to Office 365 Group.

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb124513(v=exchg.160).aspx

-Chirag

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Chirag is an Independent Consultant at Patel Consulting, Chartered IT Professional, TOGAF9 Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (Productivity, Data Platform) based in London, UK with more than 15 years of industry experience. He works with a wide variety of clients in many sectors, designing and implementing business collaboration, data and information management solutions and services based on SharePoint and Office 365 technologies to create business value for both themselves and their customers, including UK Microsoft Gold Partners with deployment, upgrade and migration services delivery. Chirag is an active SharePoint community participant, frequent speaker at local and international events including SharePoint Saturdays and Collab365. He is also one of the co-organisers of the SharePoint User Group UK (London) region. In 2011, for his valuable contributions to Microsoft TechNet forums he received a Microsoft Community Contributor Award. In his little spare time he enjoys cycling, cricket and every year participating in Charity bike rides and Duathlons. You can find him online at www.techchirag.com and follow Chirag on Twitter at @techChirag.

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