Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
If I was you, remove all of the user accounts from azure ad, consider creating the user accounts using CSV upload and then you can implement directory sync at a later date. {this is providing your not looking to migrate any data}
Then soft-match them with UPN when up and running, to provide password sync?

When I have disconnected my mailboxes on-premises and removed exchange. Presumably my distribution lists and contacts would no longer sync anyway as they wouldn't be mail enabled? So I'll have to set these up manually to be displayed in "people" and "directory"?