troubleshooting Question

what is the best practices for the number of DC our enviroment

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Hi all

we have around 800 users and 4 VMs act as  exchange servers 2010 sp3

so we have 4 physical servers run as active directory domain controller 2008 R2 plus DNS  and the same number as VMs that mean we have 8 DCs

i want to reduce the number of DCs  but my colleague said NO it is important to have many DCs to serve the users and exchange activity   .

is this true and why and what the best practices in such case

please if you can provide an article or doc talk about such case

thanks in advance
Zacharia Kurian
Administrator- Data Center & Network

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