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Microsoft Entra Connect (formerly known as Azure AD Connect) needs to be kept up to date because Microsoft releases security fixes and improvements for it. It’s important to check the Azure AD Connect version and verify that you are already on the latest version or if you need to upgrade the AAD Connect software. In this article, you will learn how to find Azure AD Connect version.

Before you start

There are many methods to find the Azure AD Connect version. We will show 4 methods. Use the method that you find the most interesting for you.

In the first method, you don’t need to know on which server the Azure AD Connect software is installed. That’s because you will retrieve the information from the Microsoft Entra admin center.

Suppose you want to find the Azure AD Connect version with the other explained methods, you need to find on which server Azure AD Connect software is installed.

Find Azure AD Connect version in Microsoft Entra admin center

To know which Azure AD Connect version is running in your organization, follow the below steps:

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Entra admin center
  2. Click in the menu on Show more
  1. Expand Hybrid management
  2. Select Microsoft Entra Connect
  3. Click Connect Sync
  4. Click Azure AD Connect Health
Check Azure AD Connect version Entra health
  1. Select Sync services
  2. Click the service name
Check Azure AD Connect version Entra sync services
  1. Click the Azure AD Connect server
Check Azure AD Connect version Entra servers
  1. Click the server name
  1. Click on Properties
  1. Click Synchronization
Check Azure AD Connect version Entra synchronization
  1. The Azure AD Connect version appears on the screen

In our example, it’s Azure AD Connect version 2.1.20.0.

Check Azure AD Connect version Entra version

Check Azure AD Connect version in Programs and Features

To find Azure AD Connect version in Programs and Features, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Select Programs and Features
  3. Get the version for Microsoft Azure AD Connect synchronization services application
Check Azure AD Connect version programs and features

Check Azure AD Connect version in Synchronization Service Manager

To get the Azure AD Connect version in Microsoft Azure AD Connect Synchronization Service Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Windows start button
  2. Search for Synchronization
  3. Click the Synchronization Service desktop app
Check Azure AD Connect version search synchronization service
  1. Select in the menu bar on Help > About
  2. Get the Azure AD Connect version

In our example, Azure AD Connect version 2.1.20.0 appears.

Check Azure AD Connect version synchronization service about

Get Azure AD Connect version with PowerShell

To check the Azure AD Connect version with PowerShell, follow these steps:

  1. Run Windows PowerShell as administrator
  2. Import the ADsync module with Import-Module ADsync cmdlet
  3. Run Get-ADSyncGlobalSettings cmdlet
  4. The output shows the Azure AD Connect version
Import-Module ADSync
(Get-ADSyncGlobalSettingsParameter | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq 'Microsoft.Synchronize.ServerConfigurationVersion'}).Value
2.1.20.0

That’s it!

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