60–172,800 ( seconds, up to 48 hours )
300 ( 5 minutes )
Determines how often a primary domain controller (PDC) notifies backup domain controllers (BDCs) that changes have been made to the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) and Local Security Authority (LSA) databases. When the time specified by the value of this entry expires, the PDC sends notices only to the BDCs whose databases are not current.
The value of this entry does not affect database changes that trigger immediate updates. These include:
Changing an account lockout policy.
Changing a domain password policy.
Changing a computer account password.
Locking out an account.
Changing the password for a trust account.
In Windows 2000, the Net Logon service manages replication only if the replication involves servers running Windows NT 4.0 or earlier. Net Logon for Windows 2000 does not manage replication between two servers running Windows 2000.
Windows 2000 does not add this entry to the registry. You can add it by editing the registry or by using a program that edits the registry.