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Is Okta Active Directory Password Sync agent service based?

Mihai BalasaMihai Balasa (Okta, Inc.)
Hello Alex,

This is Mihai with tier 2 support.

The AD Password Sync agent is simply an application which will run in the background as a process.
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For more information about its configuration, please use the below link:

https://help.okta.com/en/prod/Content/Topics/Directory/Installing%20and%20Configuring%20the%20Active%20Directory%20Password%20Sync%20Agent.htm?Highlight=Installing%20and%20Configuring%20the%20Active%20Directory%20Password%20Sync%20Agent

Hope this answered your question.
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If it's not service based then it's difficult to monitor for the service fauilures.