While trying to establish a connection to Active Roles version 6.9, 6.8 or 6.7, you may experience the errors below:
Legacy Active Roles ADSI Provider not deployed on the Synchronization Service’s server.
To connect to Active Roles version 6.9, 6.8 or 6.7, the Active Roles ADSI Provider of the respective version must be installed on the computer running the Synchronization Service. For installation instructions, see the Quick Start Guide for the appropriate Active Roles version. For example 6.9 ADSI component needs to be applied on the ARS v7.2.1 box to connect from ARS 6.9 to ARS 7.2.1.
Note: In order for a remote connection sync to work from ARS v6.9 to ARS v7.2.1 from ARS Sync services 7.2.1, the Sync Service (v7.2.1) needs to be installed and configured in remote mode on the 6.9 ARS box: