Wednesday , January 22 2020

Implementing Azure Active Directory Connect

Lets go through Azure Active Directory connect to Syncronize OnPrem-Directory to the cloud

  • Install and configure Azure AD Connect
  • Use Azure AD Connect to integrate Azure AD with your on-premises AD

Preparing Azure Directory Sync Server with Active Internet–  (Assuming it as a On-prem Active Directory Server)

Create New Server

Download the latest Azure Active Directory Connect –

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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47594

Make sure you run the latest version https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/hybrid/reference-connect-version-history

Run the Setup Azure Active Directory Connect Server –

Choose Customize

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Doing a default installation.

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Choose Password Hash Synchronization.

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Use your Azure Active directory administrator credentials

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Connect your Local On-Prem Active Directory and add it.

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Service Account Member of Domain Users Only

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Add Service account to local administrator

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If your primary domain is .local or not a valid domain and if you cannot verify the same. you can see it. As the azure ad connect doesn’t like UPN and Primary email mismatch.

click continue and choose next.

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By Checking “Continue without matching all UPN suffixes to verified domains.”

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We recommend to choose the Appropriate Organizational Units and not to sync the whole forest.

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Choose next. if you are using single Azure AD Connect.

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Choose Next .

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As we need to do exchange hybrid. Choose Exchange Hybrid deployment.

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Choose Start the synchronization process when configuration completes.

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Choose Exit.

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To do a force Delta sync . Open Run as Administrator PowerShell in AzureADConnect Server

Import-Module ADSync
Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Delta

Now you can login to https://admin.microsoft.com/ and all the users should be visible in the cloud.

About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Azure365pro.com. Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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