O'Reilly logo

Inside Windows® Server 2003 by William Boswell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Configuring Inter-site Replication

After you have a plan in place that defines your sites, IP subnets, site links, costs, and bridgeheads, you can proceed to create the objects in Active Directory. Here is the general course of action:

  • Rename the Default-First-Site-Name object

  • Create new Site objects

  • Create Subnet objects

  • Create Site Link objects

  • Designate bridgehead servers

After completing this work, the KCC should handle any changes you make to the distribution of domain controllers and Global Catalog servers in the network with no further intervention.

Rename the Default-First-Site-Name Site

The name for the first site is a little long and clumsy for most uses. The steps to rename it are listed in Procedure 7.4.

Procedure 7.4 Renaming the Default-First-Site-Name ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required