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HOW TO:ADSync Utility Update to v5.0

Khurram Hameed


This article provides information on how to update ADSync tool to latest v5.0

Applies To
This article applies to ADSync v4.3
Procedure To Update:

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

Also, you need to manually run registry file (ADSync.PolicyLogger.reg) from update directory once update process is completed.

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.
Improvements / New Features
  • User mapping screen/UI load time optimizations.
  • Modern SSL certificates support for ADSync web service.
  • Windows service logon account change on configuration credentials change.
  • Exchange mailbox specific attributes sync (if MS Exchange is present at client side).
Resolved / Fixed Issues
  • Issue fixed for error in case of no users in selected OU for when adding new sync profile.
Download link for ADSync Update Files: (ADSync v5.0.0.0) Size: ~218KB
Type: HOW TO
Level: Intermediate
Last Modified: Last Year
Last Modified By: rehan_waseem
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