How To Run Manual DirSync / Azure Active Directory Sync Updates

How To Run Manual DirSync / Azure Active Directory Sync Updates

Azure AD Connect (AAD Connect) February 2016 Build (1.1.105.0) Onwards
In February 2016 build 1.1.105.0 of Azure AD Connect was released which introduced multiple new features. The scheduler is now built into the sync engine. This means that there is no longer a separate DirectorySyncClientCmd tool.

To initiate a Delta Sync, open Windows PowerShell and run:

Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Delta

To initiate a Full Sync, open Windows PowerShell and run:

Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Initial

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