Test Active Directory Replication With Powershell
When one domain controller (DC) is down or only certain partitions can be replicated to one or more DCs; a number of other problems will usually crop up from this. Therefore, it’s important to ensure DC-DC replication is always working.
There are a number of different ways to monitor Active Directory replication: using graphical tools like AD Sites and Services, the replmon tool, and so on. These work but require your input. Wouldn’t it be nice if code could run these checks for you? Let’s see how to use a PowerShell script to ensure our Active Directory DCs are replicating successfully.
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Adam Bertram is an independent consultant, technical writer, trainer and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation mainly focused around Windows PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, 2015 powershell.org PowerShell hero and has numerous Microsoft IT pro certifications. He authors IT pro course content for Pluralsight, is a regular contributor to numerous print and online publications and presents at various user groups and conferences.You can find Adam here on the blog or on Twitter at @adbertram.
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