DirSync installation ERROR on Server 2012 – Timeout has occured

Issue:  During the latest DirSync Install released in June 2013 you get following error when installing Dirsync on Windows Server 2012:

 

dirsyncerror

 

WORKAROUND:

  1. First from Control panel uninstall all DirSync related components
  2. Open CMD as an Administrator and browse to DirSync directory
  3. Run dirsync.exe /FULLSQL (This will install Sync Tool without SQL bits)
  4. 4.       Once Installation in complete, go ahead and Uninstall Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool” from Control Panel
  5. Now re-run DirSync.exe (WITHOUT the /FULLSQL switch), to complete DirSync installation.

This article has been written with the assistance of Mizan Khan

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