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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 license details

License details include the license type and expiration date. For the Active Administrator® license, you also see the number of licensed servers and users. You can remove a domain from the Active Administrator license.

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Select Settings | License Dashboard.

Running an assessment report

There are two different reports you run. The Forest Report contains information about the forest, sites, domains, and domain trusts. The Replication Status Report contains information about the replication status for each domain controller, and errors that occurred during the replication process.

You can send the report by email and/or save it to a file. You also can generate the report in a report editor. To schedule the report, see Scheduling an assessment report.

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Select Settings | Assessment Report.
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Select Delivery report, if necessary.
a
Click Email, if necessary.
b
By default, the logged in account displays in the Email Addresses list. To add more recipients, click Add, type the email addresses, and click OK.
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Click Save to Folder.
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Click Add.
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Click OK.
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Click Settings | Assessment Report.
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Select the type of report to run: Forest Report or Replication Status Report.
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Select Interactive.
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Scheduling an assessment report

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Select Settings | Assessment Report.
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Click Schedule.
To change the default schedule, click Set schedule, set the schedule, click OK, and click Close.
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Running a configuration report

The configuration report captures all the settings for Active Administrator® servers.

You can send the report by email and/or save it to a file. You also can generate the report in a report editor. To schedule the report, see Scheduling a configuration report.

NOTE: The generation time is dependent on the number of servers. The Delivery Report option does not load a report editor and is therefore recommended.
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Select Settings | Configuration Report.
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Select Delivery report, if necessary.
a
Click Email, if necessary.
b
By default, the logged in account displays in the Email Addresses list. To add more recipients, click Add, type the email addresses, and click OK.
a
Click Save to Folder.
b
Click Add.
d
Click OK.
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Click Settings | Configuration Report.
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Select Interactive.
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