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Configuration Directory Partition

Overview[1]#

Configuration Directory Partition is a NamingContext, in Microsoft Active Directory, Contains the Configuration container, which stores configuration objects for the entire forest in cn=configuration,dc=Forest Root Domain

Configuration Directory Partition is replica is held by all Domain Controllers in the AD Forest and there is only one Configuration Directory Partition per AD Forest

Configuration objects store information about sites, services, and directory partitions. You can view the contents of the Configuration container by using ADSIedit.

Configuration Directory Partition contains configuration information for the whole AD Forest. For example, it contains information about sites in the forest and partition defined in the Active Directory database.

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