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Active Administrator 8.4 - User Guide

Active Administrator Overview Certificates Security & Delegation Azure Active Directory  Active Directory Health
Switching to Active Directory Health Using the Active Directory Health landing page Installing Active Directory Health Analyzer agents Using the Active Directory Health Analyzer agent configuration utility Excluding domain controllers Managing the Remediation Library Analyzing Active Directory health Analyzing Azure Active Directory Managing Active Directory Health Analyzer alerts Managing alert notifications Pushing alerts to System Center Operations Manager and SNMP managers Managing monitored domain controllers Managing data collectors Active Directory Health Templates Managing Active Directory Health Analyzer agents Using the Troubleshooter Recovering Active Directory Health data
Auditing & Alerting Group Policy Active Directory Recovery Active Directory Infrastructure DC Management DNS Management Configuration
Using the Configuration landing page Managing tasks Defining role-based access Setting email server options Configuring SCOM and SNMP Settings Configuring Azure Active Directory Setting notification options Setting Active Template options Setting agent installation options Setting recovery options Setting GPO history options Setting certificate configuration Setting service monitoring policy Managing archive databases Migrating data to another database Setting a preferred domain controller Setting up workstation logon auditing Managing configuration settings Setting user options Managing the Active Directory server
Diagnostic Console Alerts Appendix
Domain controller alerts
Active Directory Certificate Services service is not running Active Directory Domain Services is not running Active Directory Web Services service is not running Consecutive replication failures DC cache hits DC DIT disk space DC DIT log file disk space DC LDAP load DC LDAP response too slow DC Memory Usage DC properties dropped DC RID pool low DC SMB connections DC SYSVOL disk space DC time sync lost Detected NO_CLIENT_SITE record DFS Replication service not running DFS service is not running DFSR conflict area disk space DFSR conflict files generated DFSRS CPU load DFSR RDC not enabled DFSR sharing violation DFSR staged file age DFSR staging area disk space DFSR USN records accepted DFSRS unresponsive DFSRS virtual memory DFSRS working set DNS Client Service is not running Domain controller CPU load Domain controller page faults Domain controller unresponsive File Replication Service is not running File replication (NTFRS) staging space free in kilobytes GC response too slow Group policy object inconsistent Hard disk drive Intersite Messaging Service is not running Invalid primary DNS domain controller address Invalid secondary DNS domain controller address KDC service is not running LSASS CPU load LSASS virtual memory LSASS working set Missing SRV DNS record for either the primary or secondary DNS server NETLOGON not shared NetLogon service is not running Orphaned group policy objects exist Review the reported orphaned GPO folders in the local SYSVOL and remove any that are obsolete. Physical memory Power supply Primary DNS resolver is not responding Secondary DNS resolver is not responding Security Accounts Manager Service is not running SRV record is not registered in DNS SYSVOL not shared W32Time service is not running Workstation Service is not running
Domain alerts Site alerts Forest alerts Azure Active Directory Connect alerts
Event Definitions PowerShell cmdlets

Viewing expired accounts

You can view a list of all expiring and expired accounts in the selected domain.

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Select Security & Delegation | Account Expiration.
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Click Go. To refresh the list, click Refresh History.
If the Pending column is True, the account is about to expire. The Notification dates column indicates when the account was discovered and the notification was sent. The Expires On column displays the date and time when the account will expire.
If the Pending column is False, the account has expired.

Purging account history

You can archive or purge account history on demand or schedule an archive or purge. Purged expired and inactive accounts are deleted from the live audit database. Archived expired and inactive accounts are first copied to the archive database and then deleted from the live audit database.

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Select Security & Delegation | Purge Account History.

Archive expired and inactive account history from the live audit database. See Archiving account history on demand.

Purge Now

Purge expired and inactive account history from the live audit database. See Purging account history on demand.

Schedule

Schedule the archive or purge process. Scheduling an account history purge and archive.

Refresh

Refresh the display.

Export History

Export the account history to a .csv file.

Clear History

Clear the account history.

Tasks

Refresh the tasks list, view task properties, send a selected task to email recipients, and group the list of tasks by status. See Managing tasks.

Archiving account history on demand

Copies expired and inactive user and computer history from the live audit database to the active archive database, and then deletes the history from the live audit database.

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Select Security & Delegation | Purge Account History.
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Click Archive Now.
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Click Archive Now.

Purging account history on demand

Deletes event entries and alert history items permanently from the live audit database based on the selected purge options.

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Select Security & Delegation | Purge Account History.
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Click Purge Now.
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Click Purge Now.
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