Monitoring Performance in Active Directory

Monitoring Active Directory performance is vital to making sure that Active Directory is meeting your business and networking goals. For example, one aspect of ensuring optimal performance is to verify that all network servers are getting directory replication updates and applying them in a timely manner. To monitor replication, as well as other activities, you have available to you Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins , Microsoft ® Windows ®  2000 Server Resource Kit command-line tools, and Microsoft® Visual Basic® scripts.

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Performance Tools

System Monitor Counters