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HI All ,

I am beginner in  active directory and I eager  to know what are the issues we will face with global catalogs ,dns servers and  how to troubleshoot .Could you please advise on this..Thank you
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This is a broad question.  DNS is the backbone of Active Directory.  If DNS isn't functioning properly, then you will experience anomalies and issues with AD and other aspects of your environment.

Is there a specific reason or issue you are experiencing that causes you to ask?
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Please refer the below link how global catalog work and what is relation with user login.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/library/how-global-catalog-servers-work(v=ws.10).aspx

https://standalonelabs.wordpress.com/2011/05/07/is-a-global-catalog-really-needed-for-user-logon/

The below mention one of good article regarding your active directory if any role or services and how to recover.


http://www.techrepublic.com/article/solutionbase-recovering-active-directory-when-you-dont-have-a-backup/
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