Active Directory/ Windows environment troubleshooting toolbox

A small collection of useful programs, applications and mmc’s that can be of use, when your Active Directory isn’t cooperating and working as designed, or trying to find that small problem in the environment, that has been bothering you for quite some time.

Post in progress, regularly updated.

  1. Active Directory troubleshooting
    1. Active Directory replication status tool, located at: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30005. It has the useful option to check known Replication errors within TechNet.
    2. repadmin, the built-in cli tool, examples and additional info available in this post.
    3. nltest
  2. Windows troubleshooting
    1. Event Viewer