Active Directory Replication Monitor

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

The Active Directory Replication Monitor, replmon.exe, is part of the Windows 2000 Support Utilities available on the Windows 2000 Server CD in the \SUPPORT\TOOLS folder. Primary uses of replmon :
  • Check for replication errors
  • Run the KCC Knowledge Consistency Checker to check replication topology
  • Synchronize each directory partition with all servers
  • Generate status reports on replication info on servers
  • List domain controllers
  • Check Group Policy Object status
  • Choose performance counters to be monitored
  • List server hosting Global Catalog
  • List bridgehead servers
  • Display trust relationships List AD meta-data info
Related tips:

How to Use the Replication Monitor to Determine the Operations Master and Global Catalog Roles
Determining the Server GUID of a Domain Controller
Determining the Inter-Site Topology Generator (ISTG) of a Site in the Active Directory
Initiating Replication Between Active Directory Direct Replication Partners
Chapter 9 - Post Deployment Monitoring of Domain Controllers
How to Disable the Knowledge Consistency Checker From Automatically Creating Replication Topology

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