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Triggers the replication of given naming context from a source domain controller to a destination domain controller.

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Input Parameters

Name Type Required Description

DSA Type

Selection

Yes

Determines the target on the DSA List from one of the following:

  • All : Target all domain controllers in the forest of the computer on which policy is running.
  • Domain Controller: Targets the DNS name for the domain controllers specified in DSA List parameter.
  • SiteName: Targets all domain controllers in the Active Directory site specified in DSA List parameter.
  • Global Catalog: Targets all global catalog servers in the enterprise.

This field is required if DSA Type is Domain Controller, SiteName, or Global Catalog.

DSA List (Destination)

String

No

Specifies the host name of a domain controller or a list of domain controllers.

Example:

"dest1-DC1 dest2-DC1"

Source DC

String

Yes

The fully qualified host name of the source domain controller for the replication.

Example:

"DC1"

Naming Context

String

Yes

The distinguished name of the naming context to replicate.

Example:

"DC=Abc,DC=com" or "Abc.com"

Output Parameters

Name Type Description
ReplicationResults String Collection Returns the results as a collection of strings (ReplicationString).
Result Number A value of zero indicates success. Any other value indicates failure.

Example Input Parameters

Name Type Required Example
DSA Type Boolean Yes Domain Controller
DSA List (Destination) String Yes

destination-DC1 (This is from an example of a single element list, but you can specify more domain controllers.)

Source DC String Yes source-DC1
Naming Context String Yes DC=Abc, DC=com

This example replicates the Abc.com naming context from source-DC1 to destination-DC1, and is equivalent to running the following command:
repadmin /replicate destination-DC1 source-DC1 DC=Abc, DC=com