O365 performance check tip – handy tool to check your current network latency to the portals

Noticed that guide when troubleshooting issues we’d seen from users coming in from VPN connections

https://support.office.com/en-nz/article/Office-365-performance-tuning-and-troubleshooting-Admin-and-IT-Pro-1492cb94-bd62-43e6-b8d0-2a61ed88ebae

One tool that caught my eye was psping (a sysinternals tool). What’s especially useful about it is allows you to measure the round trip to the various portals which otherwise wouldn’t be available via ping (given 99% of firewalls have ICMP set to block).

psping2

Especially useful in ascertaining if you are being diverted to the nearest DC for traffic etc

 

 

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