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AD site Bridgehead Server

Posted on 2009-04-08
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

I would like to know where in AD sites and servers you configure a server to be a bridghead server.
If there is no server configured as bridgehead server, how is the traffic is exchanged between sites.

I also want to know how do you check that  a server is a bridghead server?

Question by:jskfan
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Mike Kline earned 2000 total points
ID: 24101292
To check via command line run
repadmin /bridgeheads [DC_LIST] [/verbose]
Using sites and services
Expand your site where the server you want as a bridgehead is located.  Rigt click and select properties
Then you can select the protocol you want (usually IP) then click add -- see screenshot
The KCC will automatically select a brigehead.


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ID: 24101886
how do you manually make a server a bridgehead ?

Author Comment

ID: 24101890
Because if KCC elect a bridgehead server, you won't be able to see it. Correct?
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by:Mike Kline
ID: 24102241
Manually is what that screen shot shows.  What did the repadmin command product for you?

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