Managing Site Links and Intersite Replication

Site links are used to connect two or more sites together for the purpose of replication. When you install Active Directory in a new forest, a new site link called the DEFAULTIPSITELINK is created. As you add additional sites to the forest, these sites are included in the default site link unless you have configured other site links. If all of the network connections between sites are the same speed and priority, the default configuration can work. In this case, the intersite replication configuration for all sites will have the same properties. If you were to change these properties, the changes would affect the replication topology for all sites. By creating additional site links, you can configure ...

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