2.4.3 nTDSDSA Object
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The nTDSDSA object is the Active Directory Server
object (section 2.4.2) from the Active Directory Schema,
as specified in [MS-ADTS]
On a DC, the nTDSDSA
object represents the replication agent,
which is responsible for processing the DRS Protocol.
The nTDSDSA object has the RDN of "CN=NTDS
Settings" and is a child of the Server object of the DC.
The GUID of this nTDSDSA
object is invariant for the lifetime of the DC. The implementation MAY use this
GUID value as an alternative identifier for the DC.<10>