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How to replace AD connector with a new server?

Product edition: inSync Cloud



This article describes how to replace an inSync Connector with a new registered server. The process does not include migration of data from the old to new server. 

Use cases

  • In case the inSync Connector machine has crashed or is not accessible
  • In case you are unable to find the IP/hostname of the inSync Connector and want to deploy it on another machine.

Replace AD/LDAP Connector with a new server

  1. On inSync Management Console menu, click   > Settings
  2. On the Connectors tab, select the inSync Connector that you want to replace.
  3. Click Get Registration Key. The following message box is displayed.

  4. Click Yes. The existing AD/LDAP connector will get deactivated.
  5. On the next screen, click Copy Key and save it for later use.
  6. Download the AD/LDAP Connector installer from the settings drop down
  7. Click   > Downloads > AD/LDAP Connector and download the installer.
  8. Follow the steps described under Configure the inSync Connector to configure the inSync Connector on the new server. 

    Skip Step 2: Generate a registration key for the inSync Connector under Configure the inSync Connector  and instead use the key saved in step 5 of this procedure for the existing  AD/LDAP Connnector.