HOW TO:ADSync Utility update to v4.0 (Updated on April 24, 2017)

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HOW TO:ADSync Utility update to v4.0 (Updated on April 24, 2017)


This article provides information on how to update ADSync tool from v3.0 to latest v4.0.

Applies To

This article applies to ADSync v3.

ADSync v4.0

ADSync v4.0 works with MachPanel 5.6.30 or later. To upgrade you need to perform following steps on each Domain Controller in Local AD. For details about changes, please visit MachPanel v5.6.30 release note.

Procedure To Update:

a. Auto update: If you want to auto-update, please run ADSync.UpdateInstaller.exe, please use "Run as Administrator" option.

b. Manual update: To update manually please follow below steps.

  1. Remove entry “ADSyncPolicy” from “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Notification Packages“.
  2. Reboot Domain controller.
  3. Replace “ADSyncPolicy.dll, ADSync.PolicyLogger.dll and ADSync.ClientHelper.dll” files in "$windir\System32".
  4. Stop ADSyncSvc using Services.
  5. Replace "ADSync.ClientHelper.dll, ADSync.ConfigStudio.exe and ADSyncSvc.exe" in installation folder of ADSync
       Example "C:\Program Files\MachSol\ADSync".
  6. Add entry “ADSyncPolicy” to  “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\Notification Packages“.
  7. Double click or run “ADSync.PolicyLogger.reg” file to update the linked assembly version in windows registry.
  8. Reboot the machine.
  9. Repeat Step1-8 for all additional/secondary/backup domain controllers.

Download link for ADSync Update Files: ( Size: ~621KB

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Type: HOW TO
Level: Intermediate
Last Modified:Friday, June 9, 2017
Last Modified By: mudesira.munir
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