Sites Covered by the Application Directory Partition Locator DNS SRV Records

Specifies the sites for which the domain controllers (DC) housing application directory partition should register the site-specific, application directory partition-specific DC Locator DNS SRV resource records. These records are registered in addition to the site-specific SRV records registered for the site where the DC resides, and records registered by a DC configured to register DC Locator DNS SRV records for those sites without a DC that are closest to it.

The application directory partition locator DNS records and the site-specific SRV records are dynamically registered by the Net Logon service, and they are used to locate the application directory partition-specific DC. An Active Directory site is one or more well-connected TCP/IP subnets that allow administrators to configure Active Directory access and replication.

To specify the sites covered by the DC Locator application directory partition-specific DNS SRV records, click Enabled, and then enter the site names in a space-delimited format.

If this setting is not configured, it is not applied to any DCs, and DCs use their local configuration.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2003 operating systems or Windows XP Professional


Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Netlogon\Parameters
Value NameNdncSiteCoverage
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value


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