Configure Authoritative Time Server in Windows

If an authoritative time server has not been configured for a Windows domain then each of the individual servers (and workstations) in that domain will attempt to set their time from Microsoft–which isn’t always a reliable source. As a result, machines could all have different times set on them, and be out of sync–which is…

Requirements for Azure AD Connect

Review the complete Azure Active Directory Connect (AAD Connect) server requirements here. UPDATE: As of 28 December 2016, AAD Connect version 1.1.380.0 was released (78.1 MB). Server Requirements (Highlights) Windows Server 2008 Standard or newer The machine must be 64-bit OS and can be installed on a stand-alone, member server or domain controller (DC), however, it is not recommended to…

AAD Connect HAS replaced AADSync and DirSync

Updated on 27 October 2015 IMPORTANT: AAD Connect has replaced AADSync and DirSync. Reference: Azure Active Directory Sync   Reference(s): Integrating your on-premises identities with Azure Active Directory Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Download) Azure AD Connect: Version Release History Search “azure active directory connect requirements” Integrating your on-premises identities with Azure Active Directory Prerequisites…