Checking Active Directory Replication Status by Source and Destination Domain Controllers

by [Published on 27 Sept. 2016 / Last Updated on 27 Sept. 2016]

Tip explains how to use RepAdmin command line tool to check Active Directory replication status by source and destination domain controllers.

RepAdmin command line tool is a handy tool to check Active Directory replication issue. Although you can gather a replication summary from your Active Directory Forest by executing Repadmin /ReplSummary command, but in case you need to see return replication status by source and destination domain controllers, you can use below command:

  • repadmin /replsum /bysrc /bydest /errorsonly

 The above command will return the following values for each Source and Destination domain controllers:

  • Largest Replication Delta
  • Total Failures
  • Error Number with description

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About Nirmal Sharma

Nirmal Sharma is a MCSEx3, MCITP and Microsoft MVP in Directory Services. He specializes in directory services, Microsoft Azure, Failover clusters, Hyper-V, and System Center products and has been involved with Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he likes to help others and share some of his knowledge by writing tips and articles on various sites and contributing to Health Packs for ADHealthProf.ITDynamicPacks.Net solutions. Nirmal can be reached at nirmal_sharma@mvps.org.

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Nirmal Sharma is a MCSEx3, MCITP and was awarded the Microsoft MVP award in Directory Services and Windows Networking. He specializes in Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Directory Services, Failover Clusters, Hyper-V, PowerShell Scripting and System Center products. Nirmal has been involved with Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he likes to help others and share some of his knowledge by writing tips and articles on various sites and contributing to PowerShell-based Dynamic Packs for www.ITDynamicPacks.Net solutions.

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