How to Disable and Enable an Active Directory Connector

Applies To: System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1

You can use the following procedure to disable or enable an Active Directory connector.

To disable an Active Directory connector

  1. In the Service Manager console, click Administration.

  2. In the Administration pane, expand Administration, and then click Connectors.

  3. In the Connectors pane, select the Active Directory connector that you want to disable.

  4. In the Tasks pane, under the connector name, click Disable.

  5. In the Disable Connector dialog box, click OK.

To enable an Active Directory connector

  1. In the Service Manager console, click Administration, and then click Connectors.

  2. In the Connectors pane, select the Active Directory connector that you want to enable.

  3. In the Tasks pane, under the connector name, click Enable.

Windows PowerShellYou can use a Windows PowerShell command to complete these tasks. For information about how to use Windows PowerShell to enable and disable an Active Directory connector, see Set-SCSMConnector (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=203119).

To validate the status change of an Active Directory connector

  1. Wait for about 30 seconds. Then, in the Service Manager console, click Administration, and then click Connectors.

  2. In the Connectors pane, locate the connector for which you have changed status, and then verify the value in the Enabled column.

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