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DC Locator process

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  • Hello,

    I want to know it is how frequently an old domain join client run the DC locator process or after how many days or attempts ?

    Also how DC locator runs and gets srv record from other forest ?

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 10:04 PM

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  • This one might help.

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/24457.how-domain-controllers-are-located-in-windows.aspx

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees, and confers no rights.

    • Proposed as answer by Wendy JiangModerator Friday, March 10, 2017 8:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Rana.b Saturday, March 11, 2017 7:16 AM
    Saturday, March 4, 2017 10:12 PM
  • Refer that;

    The DC Locator Process, The Logon Process, Controlling Which DC Responds in an AD Site, and SRV Records

    http://blogs.msmvps.com/acefekay/2010/01/03/the-dc-locator-process-the-logon-process-controlling-which-dc-responds-in-an-ad-site-and-srv-records/


    This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties or guarantees,and confers no rights. Best regards Burak Uğur

    • Proposed as answer by Wendy JiangModerator Friday, March 10, 2017 8:11 AM
    • Marked as answer by Rana.b Saturday, March 11, 2017 7:16 AM
    Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:39 PM
  • While the principles of the DC locator process described in the articles referenced by Burak and Dave apply in general, there are some additional caveats in regard to the client "failing over" if an initially located DC becomes unavailable. For more info, refer to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733142%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

    hth
    Marcin

    Sunday, March 5, 2017 8:22 PM
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    Friday, March 10, 2017 8:11 AM
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  • Thank you, good article. 
    Saturday, March 11, 2017 7:16 AM