Azure AD connect and DirSync

Our DirSync install is being flaky, not syncing passwords sometimes and I've noticed there's a new system AADConnect, is this a simple over The top install!? Any catches?

Once installed what are the powershell commands to force run a sync, and a full password sync?

We have about 2000 uses BTW.

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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You should switch to AADConnect, as the older tools will get deprecated. The cmdlets for forcing a sync are here:

Full sync via the DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe:
Full password sync:

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PeteAuthor Commented:
Thanks, so a direct install over the top? Is it really that easy?

With the password sync script where are the connector names found?

Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You can get the connector names via Get-ADSyncConnector. And yes, you can do an in-place upgrade to AADConnect, but if you havent done any modifications to the default rules/configuration you can just to a uninstall/install as well.
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PeteAuthor Commented:
Ive installed aad connect but trying to run Get-ADSyncConnector command not found

trying to run Import-Module adsync this isnt found either...?

Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Um, what OS did you install that on, and what PS version do you have? The module should be located in:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Azure AD Sync\Bin\ADSync Microsoft.IdentityManagement.PowerShell.Cmdlet.dll

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PeteAuthor Commented:
Thanks I actually downloaded the azure powershell module and it's OK, i thought it would be part of the AAD Install.

I have also posted a question about 1000's of event 6301 being logged during sync....if you know about things like that? anyway it's listed as a separate Q ;)
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Nah sorry, havent run at this one before. You always have the option to open a support case with Microsoft :)
PeteAuthor Commented:
ok, it is not syncing users from AD either, or passwords! ugh. trouble.

dirsync was working OK, i upgraded this and now it is broken...

do you know any troubleshooting steps i can take while MS get back to me?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
If you have a spare machine, just install it there. Guess something went wrong with the upgrade process. Otherwise you can try uninstall/reinstall.
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