All Active Roles clients show an unexpected delay when working with any object in the scope of the Azure Policy.
The Active Roles verbose logs show the following:
The password for the Azure service account used by Active Roles needs to be updated.
This behaviour has been identified as a Product Defect and is being tracked under Defect ID 115950.
Update the password for the Azure service account in the Active Roles Web Interface.
Waiting for a fix in a future release of Active Roles.