Added some details about v. 188.8.131.52 which fixes a security issue.
Microsoft released a major update of Azure AD Connect. This major release brings a lots of new features and requirements for the local infrastructure. In this article I will cover the latest information and how you can upgrade to the new release.
The new version 2 of Azure AD Connect was released on 20/07/2021 and bring the product to the version 184.108.40.206 the lastet release of version 1 was
220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168. Microsoft found a security issue in 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 and updated the Azure AD Connect v2 to 188.8.131.52.
Microsoft released also an update for AAD Connect v1 and brings it to 184.108.40.206. This is for customers who running an older version of Windows Server who can not upgrade to WS 2016 and fixes an security issue in 220.127.116.11.
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Update 1 – 31/032021
Microsoft released the new v. 18.104.22.168 this fixed a bug in the previous release 22.214.171.124, because after upgrade to that release, the Azure AD Connect Health feature was not registered correctly and did not work. When you installed 126.96.36.199 please do a upgrade to the new 188.8.131.52 release.
Microsoft has released a new Version of Azure AD Connect. The new release going a big step forward from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 and brings a lots of improvements and changes.
This release changes the sync process to the new Azure AD V2 endpoint and is not supported for the German national cloud, the Chinese national cloud and the US government cloud. Please be aware of this notes and only use this version in Global Cloud Tenants or switch back to V1 endpoint, when you install this version in National Cloud environments.
I install the new relase on the weekend for a customer, because of changing the Azure AD Connect server. The new relase allows to import settings from a previous version. The new relase brings a lot of new features:
Continue reading AZURE AD Connect Release 18.104.22.168 is available and moves synchronization to new Azure AD V2 endpoint and fixed a Bug in 22.214.171.124
- This release defaults the AADConnect server to the new V2 end point
- This release require a full sync after installation
- This version changes the synchronization to the new Azure AD V2 endpoint
- This release is only supported for Global Cloud user – if you using National cloud environments, please take a look at the MS Docs article for futher details