When Connecting to OCS
You may see your service account in the security log of the OCS environment that is being monitored. If you are using the OCS Diagnostic Console, you connect to the OCS server using the user credentials of the user who is currently logged in. Kerberos logs events in the event log during authentication.
Before you launch and connect to the OCS Diagnostic Console, read OCS related information on Active Directory. You need read access to the following:
Understanding the OCS Diagnostic Console
When you connect to the Diagnostic Console, the home page displays a high level summary of your OCS server.
The home page contains the various panels, message flows, and drilldowns to help you perform an extensive analysis of the major components on your OCS server.
To view detailed information on your specific components, right-click a component, message flow, and drilldown, and select What’s This, Metrics, or Properties.
The Diagnostic Console contains the following panels:
Server Information Panel
The Server Information panel, located below the toolbar, displays information about the OCS environment you are currently viewing. This information includes:.