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Bridgehead DC Servers

  • A DC within each site is elected as an Active Bridgehead server.
  • The Active Bridgehead server is the DC which replicates with a partner Active Bridgehead server in a different site based on the site links.
  • Replication between the bridgehead servers are based on the site link cost, frequency and schedule.
  • AD DS elects the active bridgehead server for each site.
  • Elects any one of the DCs available in the site (Preferred)
  • Alternately, you can establish a list of preferred bridgehead servers. (For special circumstances only)
  • AD DS only elects the active bridgehead server from the list of preferred bridgehead servers
  • If no DCs in the list of preferred bridgehead servers are available, inter-site replication stops for this site.
  • A bridgehead server is elected one for each of the following type of replication:
  • Forest Wide replication
  • For each Domain specific replication