You, as the administrator, can manually initiate many of the processes you have looked at in this chapter through the use of Active Directory Sites and Services. You also can check on the status of replication within a site fairly easily by using either repadmin or the Active Directory Replication Monitor.
Here are the steps to force replication between DCs:
Open Active Directory Sites and Services.
Expand the Sites node and locate the site within which you want to initiate replication (see Figure 16.16).
Figure 16.16. Locate the site within which to initiate replication.
Expand one of the server objects to locate the connection ...