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:



  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. 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.