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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

Categorizing audit reports

Reports can be grouped into categories or added to Favorites.

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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Click Categories.
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Click Add.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click a report, and select More | Move to Category.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click a report, and select More | Add to Favorites.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click a report, and select More | Remove from Favorites. Since the report was a copy, the report is still in its original location

Using tags to mark events

In the Applied Filters area, you can apply a tag to a result, and then filter the results by that tag. One application would be to tag events that you would later research.

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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Click Tags.
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Click Add.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Click Tags.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click an event in the Applied Filters area, and choose Add Tag.
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Select a tag from the Select Tag list.
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Click OK. The tag appears in the Tags column.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click the event in the Applied Filters area, and choose Event Details.
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Click Tags.
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Click Select Tags.
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Click Close.

Adding a comment to an event

In the Applied Filters area, you can add a comment to a result, and then filter the results by text in that comment.

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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click the event in the Applied Filters area, and choose Add Comment.
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Click OK. The comment displays in the Last Comment column.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Right-click the event in the Applied Filters area, and choose Event Details.
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Click Comments.
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Click X next to the comment you want to delete.
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Click Yes.
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Click Close.

Grouping events

The Applied Filters area lists the last 1000 events in the auditing database based on the filters you added to the report. Use the navigation keys to page through the results. Click on the column headings to sort the events. You can also group the results by the various column headings.

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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Click Grouping, and select to group by computer name, user account, or action text.
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Select Auditing & Alerting | Audit Reports.
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Click Grouping, and select Remove Grouping.
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