I have a branch site with a WIN2003 AD Server that will at times have high CPU load because of other applications that are installed on it. It seems that at times it will timeout during authentication and go to the next hop at the AD controller at headquarters to authenticate. I would like to prevent this from happening.
Is there a way to force this specific location to ONLY authenticate with their local site AD Server?
Even if the server is timed out, perhaps there might be a way to have it keep retrying the same local AD server during authentication, can this be done through a policy?
It is obviously maxing out and is saying it can't process the authentication request, so going to the next server along the line which happens to be at head office. The first thing I would be asking is
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