How to Get the Azure AD Connect Server Version

Azure AD Connect Server version number

Azure AD Connect has been on a long journey.

It was originally released as DirSync in 2009 and in 2015 was replaced by Azure AD Connect.

Azure AD Connect is frequently updated and version 1.1.105 released in 2016 introduced auto upgrade of Azure AD Connect.

It’s therefore convenient to be able to quickly retrieve your current Azure AD Connect version number.

This may also be a necessary step when troubleshooting the simple one-click Azure AD Connect synchronization that you can perform from AD Users & Computers with Easy365Manager:

Use PowerShell to Get the Azure AD Connect Version

To quickly grab the version number of your Azure AD Connect Server you can use the following command:

((Get-ADSyncGlobalSettings).Parameters | ? {$_.Name -Like "*ServerConfigurationVersion"}).Value

Depending on your version number the output will look similar to the following:

PS C:\> ((Get-ADSyncGlobalSettings).Parameters | ? {$_.Name -Like "*ServerConfigurationVersion"}).Value

Use Windows Settings to Get the Azure AD Connect Version

You can also retrieve the Azure AD Connect Server version from Windows Settings.

Go to Windows Settings and Apps and locate Microsoft Azure AD Connect:

Azure AD Connect Server version

The version number is listed just below the application name.

Integrate Your AD and Office 365 Administration

Easy365Manager is a clever plug-in for AD Users & Computers that integrates Office 365 license and mailbox management in your daily AD management.

With Easy365Manager, you can perform all daily management from AD Users & Computers, including creating and converting Office 365 mailboxes, delegating access to Office 365 mailboxes, synchronizing Azure AD Connect, and configuring email addresses.

You can even perform tasks that are usually only available with PowerShell, like configuring calendar permissions and automapping of shared mailboxes in Outlook:

With Easy365Manager, you can even remove your on-premises Exchange Server. This will save you a lot of direct and indirect costs and give you 100% protection from future zero-day exploits targeting Exchange on-premises.

Review the extensive feature list here.

Easy365Manager is available as a fully-functional 30-day trial.

Easy365Manager is a simple .dll extension to AD Users & Computers, makes no changes to your infrastructure, and can easily be removed again.

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