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Global Catalog Servers - Windows 2008 R2

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We have 6 Windows 2008 R2 DC's in our domain.  All DC's are Global Catalog Servers. Our FSMO Roles have been spread out on 2 DC's.  Is it good practice to have all DC's Global Catalogs Servers?
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there are a number of variables that contribute to the best way of handling that including number of sites, users, presence of exchange, etc.

take a look at this:

http://www.petri.co.il/establishing-proper-global-catalog-placement-strategy.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223346
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