What is a Read-Only Domain Controller?

What is a Read-Only Domain Controller?

What type of deployment is it designed for?
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gmk1212Author Commented:
I'm studying for a certification. So no, not school work
Got it. I see a lot of those at this time so I had to ask. :)

I wish I could provide something more insightful, but one very useful application of a RODC is described here:

What I like about that configuration with using a RODC is that it provides extra security in terms of a DC that, even if compromised, won't expose the entire domain to as many risks as a traditional RWDC. Alsoo, it lets you put a firewall between the DCs to add another layer of protection.

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