Configure site link replication frequency

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

  1. Open Active Directory Sites and Services.

  2. In the console tree, click the inter-site transport folder that contains the site link you want to configure.


    • Active Directory Sites and Services/Sites/Inter-Site Transports/inter-site transport folder that contains the site link you want to configure
  3. In the details pane, right-click the site link whose replication frequency you want to set, and then click Properties.

  4. In Replicate every, type the number of minutes between replications.


  • To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group (in the forest root domain) or the Enterprise Admins group in Active Directory, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure. For more information, see Default local groups, Default groups, and Using Run as.

  • To open Active Directory Sites and Services, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Sites and Services.

  • The default site link replication frequency is 180 minutes.

  • The Replicate every value will be processed as the nearest multiple of 15 ranging from a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 10,080 minutes, which corresponds to one week.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


Configure site link replication availability
Managing replication
Replication overview