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Training Guide: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services by Orin Thomas

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Chapter 2. Active Directory sites and replication

Even though large organizations can be spread out over countries or continents, that same large organization might only have one Active Directory domain. Branch offices might be located in the same city or in cities that are hundreds of miles or kilometers from each other. As any user in the organization might be signing on in any of these locations, it’s important to ensure that each domain controller has an up-to-date version of the Active Directory database. This is where Active Directory sites and replication become important. Active Directory sites enable you to enter representations of physical locations into the Active Directory database. These sites and the links between them are used to ...

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