Basic Tools to Troubleshoot DC issues while troubleshooting CRM Access Issues

Basic Tools to Troubleshoot DC issues   While troubleshooting any domain related issues or CRM server authentication or name resolution issues, it is good that we also check the DC health and perform some quick test using below basic commands to check if everything is working fine with DC.   Here are few basic tools…

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Caching DNS Resolver Service

Caching DNS Resolver Service   Windows includes a caching DNS-resolver service, which is enabled by default. For troubleshooting purposes, this service can be viewed, stopped, and started like any other Windows service. The caching resolver reduces DNS network traffic and speeds name resolution by providing a local cache for DNS Queries. When a name is…


Auditing Active Directory

CRM-AD Issues: Auditing Active Directory   There are multiple instances where while troubleshooting/isolating CRM issues, you end up checking details from AD side. In that case you can refer to below article which pretty much explains how to enable audit in AD to track activities. In Windows Server 2008, you can now set up AD DS (Active Directory Domain Services)…

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