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12.6. Changing the Inter-Site Replication Interval

Problem

You want to set the schedule for replication for a site link.

Solution

These solutions assume the IP transport, but the SMTP transport could be used as well.

Using a graphical user interface

  1. Open the Active Directory Sites and Services snap-in.

  2. Expand the Inter-Site Transport container.

  3. Click on the IP container.

  4. In the right pane, double-click on the site link you want to modify the replication interval for.

  5. Enter the new interval beside Replicate every.

  6. Click OK.

Using a command-line interface

To change the replication interval, create an LDIF file named set_link_rep_interval.ldf with the following contents:

dn: cn=<LinkName>,cn=ip,cn=Inter-Site Transports,cn=sites, 
cn=configuration,<ForestRootDN>
changetype: modify
replace: replInterval
replInterval: <NewInterval>
-

then run the following command:

> ldifde -v -i -f set_link_rep_interval.ldf

Using VBScript

' This code sets the replication interval for a site link
' ------ SCRIPT CONFIGURATION ------
strLinkName    = "<LinkName>"  ' cn of the link you want to configure
intNewInterval = <NewInterval> ' replication interval in minutes ' ------ END CONFIGURATION --------- set objRootDSE = GetObject("LDAP://RootDSE") set objLink = GetObject("LDAP://cn=" & strLinkName & _ ",cn=IP,cn=Inter-site Transports,cn=sites," & _ objRootDSE.Get("configurationNamingContext") ) objLink.Put "replInterval", intNewInterval objLink.SetInfo WScript.Echo "Set interval for link " & objLink.Get("cn") & _ " to " & intNewInterval ...

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