What is a synchronization point?

A synchronization point is an Enterprise Console group that points to a container (or subtree) in Active Directory. A synchronization point can contain synchronized groups imported from Active Directory.

In the Groups pane, a synchronization point appears as follows:

Synchronization point

You can move, rename, or delete a synchronization point. You can also change policies and synchronization settings, including automatic protection settings, for a synchronization point.

You cannot create or delete subgroups in a synchronization point, or move other groups into it. You cannot move computers into or from the synchronization point.