Active Directory Replication Monitor


The Active Directory Replication Monitor, replmon.exe, is part of the Windows 2000 Support Utilities available on the Windows 2000 Server CD in the \SUPPORT\TOOLS folder. Primary uses of replmon :


  • Check for replication errors
  • Run the KCC Knowledge Consistency Checker to check replication topology
  • Synchronize each directory partition with all servers
  • Generate status reports on replication info on servers
  • List domain controllers
  • Check Group Policy Object status
  • Choose performance counters to be monitored
  • List server hosting Global Catalog
  • List bridgehead servers
  • Display trust relationships List AD meta-data info
Related tips:

How to Use the Replication Monitor to Determine the Operations Master and Global Catalog Roles
Determining the Server GUID of a Domain Controller
Determining the Inter-Site Topology Generator (ISTG) of a Site in the Active Directory
Initiating Replication Between Active Directory Direct Replication Partners
Chapter 9 – Post Deployment Monitoring of Domain Controllers
How to Disable the Knowledge Consistency Checker From Automatically Creating Replication Topology

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