Free Microsoft Tools to Check Microsoft Active Directory Health

Active Directory Best Practices Analyzer The Active Directory Best Practices Analyzer (ADBPA) tool provided by Microsoft in Windows Server 2008 R2 is not perfect but, at least for troubleshooting, it does offer some good value. ADBPA appears under the Active Directory Domain Services role in Server Manager. You can click on each entry and get a description below the listing. It will show errors and warnings as well. It checks to ensure: All primary DCs are configured to a valid time source All domains have two functioning DCs All organizational units (OUs) are protected from accidental deletion When last backups were executed DNS is configured correctly If file replication service ...