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