Smarter Administration for Windows

T17 Active Directory Health Assessment and Troubleshooting - Five Answers You'd Otherwise Pay For

August 23rd, 2012

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Gary Olsen

Microsoft MVP

Solution Architect

HP Technology Services

While many vendors sell tools and services to keep AD well and warn of impending doom, they are too expensive for small and medium businesses. Windows server contains very powerful tools that, in the right hands, can give a satisfactory health assessment. This session will teach you how you can conduct your own health assessment for free! These tips and tricks will help in troubleshooting AD problems as well.

You will learn:

  • How to use a few native tools to assess AD health
  • How to interpret data produced by those tools to know if there are problems and the proper action to take
  • Using Performance Monitor tools in assessing AD health.