Perform a manual synchronization

You can perform a manual synchronization at any time using the Google Cloud Directory Sync (GCDS) Configuration Manager.

Before you begin

Before you perform a manual synchronization, verify at the simulation stage that all of the changes are in line with the updates required for your Google domain.
  1. Open Configuration Manager.
  2. Click Sync.
  3. Verify that all the required information is entered.

    For details, go to Set up your sync with Configuration Manager.

  4. Click Simulate sync.
Check your data. For example, check that the sync doesn't delete users that should remain active, or create LDAP-only groups that you don't want in your Google domain. Go back to Configuration Manager and make changes to your configuration, if required. 

Run a manual sync

  1. Open Configuration Manager.
  2. Click Syncand thenSync & apply changes.

Next steps 

  • You can set up automatic scheduling for future synchronizations.
  • You should monitor all synchronizations by checking for any notification messages on a regular basis. For more information, go to Set your notifications.

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