Upgrading Azure AD Connect to Version 2.0
Azure AD Connect is one of Microsoft’s products for syncing your Active Directory users, groups,...
Are you currently on AAD Connect 188.8.131.52? If so, you need to act now!
Microsoft's AAD Connect version 184.108.40.206 is causing serious issues regarding the Azure AD Connect Health feature. Azure AD Connect Health is a critical component when it comes to monitoring your on-premises identity infrastructure. It allows you to maintain a reliable connection to Microsoft 365 and Microsoft services by providing monitoring capabilities to your key identity components.
Due to the severity of this bug and the importance of Azure AD Connect Health, users who updated to the 220.127.116.11 version are strongly encouraged to immediately take action to minimize damage and remediate the issue.
Fortunately, on March 31, 2021, Microsoft released AAD Connect 18.104.22.168 which remediates the major bug issues affecting Azure AD Connect Health in the previous 22.214.171.124 version. This update was released by Microsoft as a download only update and is not available for automatic update. In addition to these critical bug fixes, 126.96.36.199 contains a lot of important new features including updates to software that allows users to use the new AAD V2 endpoint.
You can download the latest version of AAD Connect here.
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AmyKelly Petruzzella is a marketing executive who focuses on Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, and Active Directory trends, challenges, and business outcomes for enterprises. Over the years, AmyKelly regularly engages with Gartner industry analysts, and she has been recognized several times for Top 50 Microsoft Marketing Excellence. She is a frequent speaker and blogger and an industry veteran who advocates for women in technology.