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HOW TO:ADSync Utility Update to v5.0



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: 2 Years Ago
Last Modified By: rehan_waseem
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