What is a synchronized group?

A synchronized group is a subgroup of a synchronization point, imported from Active Directory.

In the Groups pane, a synchronized group appears as follows:

Synchronized group

You can change policies assigned to a synchronized group.

You cannot change any synchronized group settings other than group policies. You cannot rename, move, or delete a synchronized group. You cannot move computers or groups into or from the group. You cannot create or delete subgroups in the group. You cannot change synchronization settings for the group.