Azure AD Connect Syncronization Service not Installing

Justin Baney 21 Reputation points

Please help assist: After updating AzureAD Connect, the installation failed and we were told that uninstalling and reinstalling would fix immediately. Unfortunately, it made matters worse because at least we could manually sync. Now I'm stuck and needing to onboard users.



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A Microsoft Entra identity service that provides identity management and access control capabilities. Replaces Azure Active Directory.
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  1. Marilee Turscak-MSFT 35,631 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Check first to make sure that the all of the credentials you have entered in the wizard and that you are using domain\user and not\user as the format (since that's what the app takes).

    If that doesn't work, you need to also make sure you have an account with local administrator privileges on your computer to install Azure AD Sync. Then, during the Azure AD Connect installation you will be asked for two credentials - an enterprise admin account for the on-premises DC and a Global Admin account for the Azure AD cloud tenant that you are syncing to.

    If you already have the right credentials, step through all the keys in

    Look for the one with Product Name Microsoft Azure AD Connect . Delete this and restart the installer.

    Also, if the keys below exist, remove them:



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