SysVol Share Health Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.Server.2008.AD.EssentialService.SysVol.ServiceCheck
  • Description:  Monitors the health of the SysVol Share
  • Target:  SysVol for Windows 2008
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Operational States

Name State Description
SysVol is shared Success Monitors the health of the SysVol Share
SysVol is not shared Error Monitors the health of the SysVol Share

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
IntervalSeconds 60  
TimeoutSeconds 300  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
SysVol is not shared (Error) The SYSVOL share is not available or accessible High Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

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Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

Monitors that SYSVOL is currently sharing on this domain controller.

If SYSVOL is not sharing, clients and services will not be able to obtain Group Policy information from this domain controller.

Causes
This unit monitor does not contain any causes.
Resolutions

Ensure that the domain controller is fully synchronized. SYSVOL will not share until the domain controller has finished its initial synchronization post DC promotion.

Check the DFSR or NTFRS event logs to ensure the File Server services are working correctly.

Check the Application and System event logs to ensure that there are no systemic problems with the server.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for Active Directory (AD) Monitoring Management Pack


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