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Google Apps is now G Suite. Same service, new name. More about the name change.

About G Suite Password Sync

G Suite Password Sync (GSPS) automatically keeps your users' G Suite passwords in sync with their Microsoft® Active Directory® passwords. Whenever a user's Active Directory password is changed, GSPS pushes the change to G Suite immediately.

GSPS used to be known as Google Apps Password Sync (GAPS).

Important: GSPS never changes your Active Directory passwords; it only syncs Active Directory password changes to G Suite.

Before you begin

GSPS system requirements
Microsoft Active Directory requirements:
  • Microsoft Active Directory 2008 or 2012 (AD DS, not AD LDS).  

G Suite requirements:

  • G Suite Basic, Education, or Government, or G Suite Business.
Set up your domain controllers
  • GSPS must be installed on all domain controllers.
  • Domain controllers need an Internet connection to connect to the following sites/ports:

     

    Purpose URL Port number
    Authentication https://accounts.google.com
    https://www.googleapis.com
    443
    API access https://www.googleapis.com 443
    Certificate Revocation Lists / Online Certificate Status Protocol http://crl.geotrust.com/crls/secureca.crl
    http://g.symcb.com/crls/gtglobal.crl
    http://pki.google.com/GIAG2.crl
    http://g.symcd.com
    http://clients1.google.com/ocsp
    80

     

    Note: The certificate authority URLs can change at any point. For the most recent list of CRL/OCSP URLs, review the certificate information of the above API and Authentication hosts.

Download GSPS 

Download the correct MSI for your server's architecture:

Next

See step-by-step instructions on how to Set up G Suite Password Sync.

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