Companies are often sold and merged. Sometimes employees are transfered within two same companies. As a result, employees have reassigned locations that are part of different domains. when this happen, you may also need to migrate AD objects between domains on daily basis.
Read-Only Domain Controller or RODC is a type of domain controller which holds a read-only copy of active directory database. In this post, I will discuss why RODC holds a read-only copy of AD database and why we need it in the enterprise network? We will also look into the deployment of an RODC Server 2016 with one write-able DC Server 2016 and one Windows 10 client in a test environment.
Why We Need an RODC?