Windows Server Troubleshooting - RootDSE

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RootDSE (DSA Specific Entry)

Each Windows Domain Controller provides directory services as a DSA Directory Service Agent. Each domain controller creates a unique object known as the RootDSE (DSA Specific Entry). This objects has attributes that are specific to the DSA domain controller such as the server name, forest name, etc.  The RootDSE attributes can be seen with the ADSIEdit utility as shown below.