(Cloud) Tip of the Day: How to perform full password sync with AAD Sync


Today’s (Cloud) Tip…

There may be a time when you have started using Azure Active Directory Sync Services or Azure Active Directory Connect, then you later decide to turn on Password Hash Sync.  Simply turning on Password Hash Sync will not sync all passwords. The password hash sync process will start when a user changes their password or when an admin resets the users password, however the process will only run for that user.

To sync all passwords at once, here is a script that will complete the task for all users…

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28433.how-to-use-powershell-to-trigger-a-full-password-sync-in-azure-ad-sync.aspx

Alternatively, you can have each user reset their own password and this will also start the process to sync their password to Azure Active Directory.


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