After last February’s big 1.1 release of Azure AD Connect, the team at Microsoft is churning away again at monthly builds, bringing a flow of steady bug fixes and magical functionality flowing in and out of preview. like they used to.
On Monday March 14, Microsoft introduced Azure AD Connect version 188.8.131.52.
This release contains no new features, yet, but instead focuses completely on the three issues with Azure AD Connect version 184.108.40.206.
No express install on Windows Server 2008
While I’ve covered installing Azure AD Connect on Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012, It didn’t really make sense to my that Express Settings were available on Windows Server 2008.
This version, the team made sure Express Settings cannot be used on Windows Server 2008 (pre-R2) since password sync is not supported on this Operating System.
Upgrade from DirSync with a custom filter
Apparently, upgrades from DirSync with a custom filter configuration to Azure AD Connect did not work as expected.
No Full Sync on upgrades when not necessary
When upgrading to a newer release of Azure AD Connect and there are no changes to the configuration, a full import/synchronization should not be scheduled.
This is version 220.127.116.11 of Azure AD Connect.
You can download Azure AD Connect here.
It weighs 73,6 MB.
Enjoy yet another new release of Azure AD Connect!
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