Advanced Troubleshooting

Advanced troubleshooting techniques apply to situations that go beyond the network connectivity, name resolution, domain controller, authentication, and access control situations previously discussed. To resolve the kinds of situations that warrant these advanced troubleshooting techniques, superior knowledge of Active Directory and expert proficiency in the use of Resource Kit Support tools are both required.

The situations that involve Advanced Troubleshooting include the following:

  • Active directory diagnostic logging

  • Active directory installation and removal issues

  • Database issues

  • Schema issues

  • Flexible single-master operations

  • Replication issues