I recently hit this with a customer – and feel it needs a bit more exposure.

 

The guide that ships with the current ADMP version 6.0.6452.0 leaves out a LOT of information on how to properly set this up…. specifically – how to make any overrides to the replication values, which is extremely common.

Even after adjusting the overrides as one would think to be correct, you may still continue to get alerts about no or slow replication.

I recommend checking out Jimmy Harper’s blog post on this topic, it really covers the issue and how to correctly override the rules.  It turns out there are FOURTEEN rules that you should modify, if you want to change this – for EACH OS version that you run domain controllers on:

 

Check it out:

http://blogs.technet.com/jimmyharper/archive/2009/05/20/configuring-or-disabling-replication-monitoring-in-the-active-directory-management-pack.aspx

 

AD Replication is occurring slowly (there are three rules with this name)
One or more domain controllers may not be replicating (there are three rules with this name)
DC has failed to synchronize naming context with its replication partner (there are three rules with this name)
All of the replication partners failed to replicate.
AD Replication Performance Collection - Metric Replication Latency
AD Replication Performance Collection - Metric Replication Latency:Minimum
AD Replication Performance Collection - Metric Replication Latency:Maximum
AD Replication Performance Collection - Metric Replication Latency:Average