Azure AD Connect – How to verify password synchronization is working

If you have installed Azure AD Connect with Password Synchronization

  • (which you should even if you are using ADFS – see this blog for reason why)

ADConnectPasswordSync

And you have forced a Full Password Synchronization (e.g. by using a script as described here )

How do you verify if the Password Synchronization is working?

Open the application log in event viewer

  1.  Look for Event ID 656 “Password Change Request”

EventID656

2.  Look for Event ID 657 “Password Change Result: Success”

EventID657

3.  Finally, browse to https://portal.office.com and verify that you can login into Office 365 with the new password

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