Understanding Active Directory Replication
When you are planning site structure, it is important that you understand how replication works. As discussed previously, Active Directory uses two replication models; each of which is handled differently. The intrasite replication model is used for replication within sites and is optimized for high bandwidth connections. The intersite replication model is used for replication between sites and is optimized for limited bandwidth connections. Before I get into the specifics of replication and the replication models, let's look at the way replication has changed between Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003.
Replication Enhancements for Windows Server 2003
The replication model used for Windows Server ...