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    In January 2010 I wrote a blog post Where oh where, did my AD site go...[Alternate title: It's the DNS, stupid.] . In that blog post I discussed a situation where an incorrect DC locator record could cause a server to report itself as a member of an improper Active Directory site. That can cause a number of issues with Exchange. I am in the process...
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