Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Get all your AD troubleshooting tools from one place

MPS Reporting Tool:
This MPS Reporting Tool is utilized to gather detailed information regarding a systems current configuration. The data collected will assist the Microsoft Support Professional with fault isolation.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/818742

Once downloaded, run the .exe file and it will extract (and run)

The interesting stuff is in %windir%\MPSReports\DirSvc\Bin

No more need to go hunting around for your support folder in your windows server CD/DVD/ISO!

Additional use link for Microsoft Network Monitor (v3.3):
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=983b941d-06cb-4658-b7f6-3088333d062f