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    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

    If you have the legacy free edition of Google Apps, upgrade to G Suite to get this feature.

    Microsoft Active Directory requirements:
    • Microsoft Active Directory 2008, 2012, or 2016 (AD DS, not AD LDS).  
    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:

    Restart the server

    Always restart the server after installing or upgrading GSPS. 

    Next

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

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