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Quickly check the health of Active Directory replication

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Have you ever wondered how to quickly check the replication health of your AD environment? There is a simple command that will show the inbound/outbound replication for each Domain Controller.

Run the Command

Open a command prompt and type

repadmin /replsummary

You can see the command and result in the example below. In a healthy scenario there will be only zeros in the "fails" column. If you have any integers there may be issues. The "largest delta" represents the time between the last replications.

 Repadmin Command

Further Reading

Here is the technet link for more information on the "repadmin" command

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc835092(v=ws.10).aspx

For more information about this or any other subject please contact

-Eric Thompson

-ALI Technical Assistance Center

tac@ali-inc.com

(800) 283-2648 option 2


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