troubleshooting Question

Can I configure automatic server connections in ADSS for our RODC's?

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Windows Server 2019Active Directory* domain controller
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We have two RODC's in a "DMZ" site that have manually created site connections to a writable DC in a "VPN" site that we want to retire.  Can we delete the manually created site connections and run "repadmin /kcc" from the RODC's and automatically generate new site connections to one of our newer DC's in the "VPN", even though the RODC's are in a separate site?

The RODC's are running W2K12 R2.  The to-be-retired DC is W2K12 R2.  The new DC's are W2K19.

I realize I can create new connections manually.  But since we're replacing one old DC with two new DC's, I'd rather allow AD replication to automatically repair its site connections should one of the newer DC's go down.

Fyi, both sites mentioned above are remote to our main site.  They reside in the same data center.  Site "DMZ" can only reach site "VPN".  


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