Starting the Installation

Run the Identity Syncronizer® installer executable on the machine that will host the Identity Syncronizer® service. If this is a 32-bit machine run "Identity Syncronizer x86.exe", if it is a 64-bit, then run "Identity Syncronizer x64".

run the IDSync installer

Environment Checker

Before the installation starts, the IDSync® Installer will run an environment check to verify if the environment is suitable for Identity Syncronizer® to run.

·         If not present, the installer will ask for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 to be installed:

Click the "Install" button to start installing the .NET Framework. 

install .NET framework

Please, be advised that it’s possible that this process requires a reboot.

reboot if needed

After this, the install process of the Identity Syncronizer® will start:

preparing the install process

Click "Next" on the installer welcome screen.

welcome screen - click next

Read and Accept the terms in the License Agreement.

license agreement - accept and click next

Click "Install" on the ‘Ready to Install the Program’ screen:

 ready to install screen - click next

NOTE:  IDSync incorporated a SQL Server installer into its product as of version 4.1.46 as a convenience for its customers.  The following section of this document shows the method for installing SQL Server using Version 4.1.46 of IDSync.  If you are installing an earlier version of IDSync, you will need to manually install a SQL Server prior to continuing with the IDSync installation.  IDSync's installer will not perform the SQL Server installation in any version prior to 4.1.46.  Please refer to the System Requirements page of this documentation for the SQL Server configuration requirements.  You will be prompted for SQL Server connection information when you first launch the Identity Syncronizer Management Console.

SQL Server Configuration 

The installer will now look for a SQL Server Instance or will assist you with the installation process of a new SQL Server Express Edition.

Please, click Next to start this process:

sqlserver install screen - click next

existing or new sql server instance

Specify whether there’s an existing SQL Server instance that you want to use or there is going to be a New SQL Server Installation (local instance), and click ‘Next’:

existing sql server - click next

-       If you choose to use an Existing SQL Server, then fill in the fields with the proper information to configure the connection settings for the Identity Syncronizer:

enter (existing) database configuration

After this, click Finish to start the installation process:

finished sql config. for existing database

 -       Otherwise, if you specify that a New SQL Server is going to be installed, click ‘Next’ to start the Install and Configuration Process:

new database - click next

You’ll be prompted to fill in the Specifications for the New Database that will be installed:

new database settings

Press ‘Next’ to start the SQL Server Installation Process:

click next to contniue with sql server install

With the Installation Wizard, you will be able to follow the entire process:

                downloading sql server installer

expanding sql server installer

checking sql server dependencies

updating sql components

installing sql server

creating database user account

install complete - click next

Click "Finish" on the Install Wizard to continue with the Installation of Identity Syncronizer®.

sql server installation completed - click finish

The Identity Syncronizer Install will then continue

installing identity syncronizer

Click "Finish" on the 'Install Wizard Completed' screen.

install wizard completed - click finish


Once the installation is complete open the "Identity Syncronizer Management Studio" from the start menu. 

start menu - open Identity syncronizer management studio