Windows – 2003 to 2012 – Monitoring replication (without SCOM)


Choice of two useful Tools to monitor AD replication.

 

 

> Examples below are run in an AD Forest named “Contoso.ca”, composed of 1 domain and 2 DCs (GC2K7 and E2010) with no errors.

 

Repadmin gives something similar to:

PS C:\Users\Administrator> repadmin /showrepl * /csv

showrepl_COLUMNS,Destination DSA Site,Destination DSA,Naming Context,Source DSA Site,Source DSA,Transport Type,Number of

Failures,Last Failure Time,Last Success Time,Last Failure Status

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,GC2K7,"DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,E2010,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:48:03,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,GC2K7,"CN=Configuration,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,E2010,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:48:03,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,GC2K7,"CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,E2010,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:48:03,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,GC2K7,"DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,E2010,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:59:12,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,GC2K7,"DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,E2010,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:48:03,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,E2010,"DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,GC2K7,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 12:01:53,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,E2010,"CN=Configuration,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,GC2K7,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:57:33,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,E2010,"CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,GC2K7,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:57:33,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,E2010,"DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,GC2K7,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:59:27,0

showrepl_INFO,SITE1,E2010,"DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=Contoso,DC=ca",SITE1,GC2K7,RPC,0,0,2013-09-23 11:57:33,0

 

ADRST gives the following :

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Exportable as an Excel table as well:

Excel Export from Active Directory REplication Status Tool

 

 

 

 

Sam.


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