Regrettably, no major improvements were introduced in version 8 as for AD Import Utility. It still provides only basic field mapping which works the same way as in previous versions.
The features might be implemented in version 8.1 or 9. I will try to obtain more information from our management and let you know about updates on this very idea.
/I got an update from our product management regarding implementing this feature. Regrettably, there is still no estimate on which version it will be included in .