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How to force Directory Synchronization for Office 365

To force synchronization, log into your server that has the Directory Synchronization tool installed.

Open up Power Shell and navigate to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Online Directory Sync. as below

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Start the Directory Sync Configuration Shell by typing .\DirSyncConfigShell.psc1 

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This will launch the Directory Synchronization Configuration Shell.  Once this is open you can type the following command to force synchronization: Start-OnlineCoexistenceSync 

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Now to confirm that the Synchronization has run , you can check from the office 365 portal

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