If you want to manually run DirSync to force synchronization of your on-premise Active Directory with Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) you can use the following method to perform a sync via the MIIS Client…
- Launch Windows Explorer and browse to the C:\Program Files\Windows Azure Active Directory Sync\SYNCBUS\Synchronization Service\UIShell directory.
Right-click on miisclient.exe and choose “Run as administrator” from the context menu.
- Choose Yes to the security prompt.
- Click on the Management Agents button on the top menu bar
Right-click on “Active Directory Connector” and choose Run from the context menu.
Highlight “Full Import Full Sync” and choose OK.
The State will change to Running. The bottom half the screen will give information on any changes that it makes during the run as well as any errors encountered.