Troubleshooting Active Directory 2008? Fix it right nowNovember 16, 2020 by Edward Schneider
This user guide describes some of the possible causes that can cause troubleshooting in Active Directory 2008. You can then try to resolve the issue.
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When you troubleshoot intentional interruptions, hardware failures, and legacy Windows 2000 domain controllers, remaining replication problems almost always occur for one of the following root causes:
- Network connection: The network connection may not be available or the network settings may not be configured correctly.
- Name resolution. DNS configuration errors are a common cause of replication failures.
- Authentication and authorization. Authentication and authorization issues cause an Access Denied error when the domain controller tries to connect to its replication partner.
- Catalog database (vault): The catalog database may not be able to process transactions fast enough to meet replication deadlines.
- Replication mechanism. If the replication schedules between sites are too short, the replication queues may be too large to process in the time required for the outbound replication schedule. In this case, some changes may not be reproduced indefinitely.long to exceed the life of the tombstone.
- Replication topology. Domain controllers must have intersite connections in AD DS that are mapped to wide area network (WAN) or virtual private network (VPN) connections. If you create objects in AD DS for a replication topology that are not supported by the actual site topology of your network, replication that requires a misconfigured topology will fail.
Problems With Name Resolution
If you are pinging a different subnet by IP address, it’s time to ping the computer name to check name resolution. Look at the ping command output to see if the server name matches the correct IP address. Ideally, use the name of one or two domain controllers when testing for AD issues. If the ping cannot be resolved correctly or not at all, troubleshoot name resolution issues.
Client Domain Controller Name Resolution Issues flowchart is intended to help you troubleshoot client connection issuesto a domain controller. If you are troubleshooting a server, skip this step and go to the main flowchart (Figure 3.1). If you are working on a client, you will see the flowchart shown in Figure 3.3.
Figure 3.3. Problems resolving the name of the client domain controller.
Again, you should be familiar with name resolution troubleshooters. First of all, you rely on ping and nslookup. Of these, Nslookup may be the one you use the least, but if you want to troubleshoot AD issues, you should check it out. The flowchart shows the exact commands you should use if you know the fully qualified distinguished name (FQDN) of your domain (for example, dc = Microsoft, dc = com for Microsoft.com).
Another tool that you will use is Nltest, which, among other things, allows you to test the client's ability to connect to a domain controller.
For a complete description of Nltest, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/158148.
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