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When you try to install the Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync tool on a computer that's running Windows Server 2012, the installation doesn't finish. Additionally, the following warning message is logged in the Application log in Event Viewer:
This issue occurs when you try to install an older version of the Directory Sync tool.
The application (Microsoft SQL Server (2008 and 2008 R2), from vendor Microsoft) has the following problems: Microsoft SQL Server (2008 and 2008 R2) is not supported on this version of Windows. For more information, contact Microsoft.
Install the latest version of the Directory Sync tool. It's available at Install or upgrade the Directory Sync tool
Still need help? Go to the Office 365 Community
(http://community.office365.com/)website or the Azure Active Directory Forums
Article ID: 2846823 - Last Review: December 12, 2014 - Revision: 8.0