The action ‘Set-DistributionGroup’, ‘HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled’, can’t be performed on the object ‘Office of Vice Chancellor – Group’ because the object is being synchronized from your on-premises organization. This action should be performed on the object in your on-premises organization.

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Error

The action ‘Set-DistributionGroup’, ‘HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled’, can’t be performed on the object ‘Office of Vice Chancellor – Group’ because the object is being synchronized from your on-premises organization. This action should be performed on the object in your on-premises organization.

When trying to edit (Hide this group from address lists) property using office365 exchange.

You can solve this error two ways:

 

  • Using Power Shell Command line
    Set-DistributionGroup -Identity "GroupName" -HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled $true
  • Changing msExchangeHideFromAddressList attribute in Active Directory Group
    msExchHideFromAddressLists

 

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