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June, 2006

  • The Goodness that is Repadmin.exe

    For the first technical post I thought it would be best to lay the groundwork and mention a tool which can be used in a wide variety of AD replication scenarios. We'll talk about one of the useful features in this post, and follow up with one other for...
  • Introducing the Active Directory Discussion Blog....

    Hello, all. This is the first post in what I hope will be a useful blog for the Windows admin community. In particular, the AD (or directory services in general) admins out there. I work at one of Microsoft's Global Technical Support Centers providing...
  • Get the Lowdown on your Replication

    There are other utilities out in the wild that can be used to give a comprehensive test of AD replication, but few are as definitive as REPADMIN /SHOWREPL command in the CSV format. I'm willing to bet there are some folks who just read that statement and are thinking that it sounds pretty silly. I promise you'll be believers after using this tool, particularly those folks out there who are new to the environment they administer or that may work as consultants and so get confronted by new environments all the time.
  • Follow up on "The Goodness that is Repadmin.exe"

    I had some really good questions after the previous post and so I wanted to post the replies so all could see. Also, stay tuned for next week's post on the usage of /SHOWREPL before we move on to other topics. Thanks to Matheeshta and IanCurtis...