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Delegate365 changelog version 8.4 update-Speeding up License assignments

Delegate365 version 8.4 came up with a lot of improvements and updates. This version recently got another update to speed up the license assignment synchronization operation. See the details here.

Delegate365 allows to add sync rules to the sync operation to automate specific operations. In large tenants, the sync can run for a long time since all objects must be queried for changes. To accelerate the sync operation when using license assignment sync rules, we optimized this process as follows:

  • Old User license assignment: In the previous versions of Delegate365, license assignment rules could be defined for members of security groups and for user properties as shown here.
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    So, the idea here is to write an information such as "Sales and Marketing" to one of the user properties, such as "CustomAttribute1", and to define that all users with that user property get the "Office 365 E5" license assigned automatically. Unfortunately, this causes Delegate365 to run through all user properties of the tenant which can cause long sync op runtimes.
  • New User license assignment: Assigning licenses based on security group membership is a more convenient and elegant way. So, we decided to remove the user property options to speed up the whole license assignment process. The new form includes only the option "Security group". Every member of the defined security group gets or loses the license(s) defined in the rules.
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    So a rule allows flexible license assignments, such as: If a "Security group" contains "sg-Sales and Marketing" in the display name, all members of that group get a license for "Office 365 E5", etc.
  • Speed up the sync: As result, the sync op will run much faster when sync rules are used.

All Delegate365 tenants will be updated with the speed-up feature in the next weeks within Delegate365 version 8.4. To see a list of all updates of Delegate365 version 8.4, pls see Delegate365 changelog version 8.4-Teamify with policy support, Room Lists, Mailbox licenses management, Report download and more.

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