Server Object

Each DC in a domain has a server object in the config NC. See requirements in section A server object has the following attributes:

parent: The parent of this object is a serversContainer object.

objectClass: server


serverReference: In AD DS, a reference to the domain controller object representing this DC. See requirements in section Not present in AD LDS.

dNSHostName: Fully qualified DNS name of the DC.

mailAddress: To enable the DC to perform intersite replication via the SMTP protocol (see [MS-SRPL]), this attribute MUST contain the SMTP mail address of the server.