Database integrity

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Domain controllers host highly sensitive data. Domain controllers attempt to protect this data from accidental loss or corruption. Although you can use disk write caching to increase application performance, disk write caching is not recommended for use on a domain controller because it can increase the chance of data corruption and loss.


Event ID Source Message



Active Directory Domain Services could not disable the software-based disk write cache on the following hard disk. Hard disk: %1 Data might be lost during system failures.

Data (Database, Logs, SYSVOL, Partitions)

Active Directory