Introduction to Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool

Windows Azure Active Directory sync tool is used to connect Azure AD with Windows Server AD or on-premises AD.


This tool has the following prerequisites:

  • Windows Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2
  • .NET 4.5
  • PowerShell (Preferably PS3 or better)
  • The machine on which you are installing AAD Sync can be stand-alone, a member server, or a domain controller.


You can download the link from the following location:

Installation Method

More details and complete installation is shown in the following article on Microsoft TechNet.

Step-By-Step: Setting up the new Azure AD Sync Tool


Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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