Be Aware: Your company's AAD Connect may Auto-Upgrade


Azure Active Directory Connect version 1.1.561.0 was just released and it greatly expands the scope by which AAD Connect will automatically upgrade.


AAD Connect automatically checks for new builds ever since version, but some previous configurations have been unable to auto-upgrade due to customization. Examples include using a defined service account instead of the default account and AAD Connect staging mode installations, but their are many more new scenarios. Don't be surprised by unexpected upgrades now that this new version has been released.


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Thanks for the heads up and the useful link.  


I would have thought most enterprise customers would want to disable this feature. At the very least check if this feature is enabled and have this known in the organisation.

Thanks for the update...