WAN Links Between Servers/DCs?

Just curious what is considered fast and slow WAN link speed between servers and/or domain controllers?
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Mick FinleyNetwork EngineerCommented:
Are your servers/dc's outside your network or are you mixing up LAN and WAN?  WAN speeds and LAN speeds are very different in most cases.  1G LAN has been the norm, we've been moving to 10G for server connections, even went as far as aggregating 2x10G for 20G connection
Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
It depends on AD size but 1Mbps for plus minus 150 users is more than enough.

File shares, you can implement DFS FRS and setup Read only DFS on theserver with slow links.

What are you looking for or trying to accomplish?

DirkMare
Jeff GloverSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
Used to be T-1 and above was considered fast and below T-1 was slow. But, depending on the number of users, that can go up some. We generally say 10 MB/Sec is the delimiter between fast and slow.

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