By default, all registered domains are automatically synchronized with Active Directory every 3 hours. You can also synchronize on demand.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Managers.
  3. Click an NSX Manager in the Name column and then click the Manage tab.
  4. Select the domain to be synchronized.
  5. Click one of the following.




    Perform a delta synchronization, where local AD objects that changed since the last synchronization event are updated


    Perform a full synchronization, where the local state of all AD objects is updated