Sync New Active Directory with Existing Office 365 Tenant

These are some high level projects tasks I put together based on an existing Office 365 tenant who is creating a “greenfield” (new) on premise Active Directory forest/domain for the purpose of being able to manage Office 365 users through the utilization of Active Directory synchronization. 1. Connect to Office 365 via Azure AD PowerShell…

DirSync Error: no-start-connection

Updated on 28 August 2015 IMPORTANT: AAD Connect has replaced AADSync and DirSync. Reference: Azure Active Directory Sync +++++ An error was discover in the FIM 2010 R2 Synchronization Service Manager after DirSync failed to synchronize account changes to Office 365. The error occurred with the Active Directory Connector with a status of “no-start-connection“. It was stated the…