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Test-Monitor Replication Health Using PowerShell

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The Test-ReplicationHealth cmdlet is used to monitor the mailbox replication process. In environments with database availability groups (DAGs), you can use this cmdlet to track failures in the replication process and mend them at the earliest.

How to use the Test-ReplicationHealth cmdlet:


Test-ReplicationHealth [[-Identity] <ServerIdParameter>] [-ActiveDirectoryTimeout <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-MonitoringContext <Boolean>] [-OutputObjects] [-TransientEventSuppressionWindow <UInt32>] [-WhatIf] [-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup <DatabaseAvailabilityGroupIdParameter>] [<CommonParameters>]

Eg. Test-ReplicationHealth -Identity ExchSer1

This cmdlet can be used to monitor and verify the status of replication of a specific mailbox server (here in this case ExchSer1) in the configured DAG.

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