On a single domain controller, configure the SYSVOL replica set to be authoritative. This reference domain controller will contain the authoritative copy of the SYSVOL tree for all other members of the replica set. For example, other domain controllers in the domain will directly or transitively replicate from this reference domain controller.
Choose the reference domain controller based on connectivity and physical server resources. This domain controller will be known as the “reference domain controller" in all subsequent steps.
To configure the SYSVOL replica set to be authoritative, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the BurFlags entry under the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NtFrs\Parameters\Cumulative Replica Sets\GUID
GUID is the GUID of the domain system volume replica set that is shown in the following registry subkey:
Right-click BurFlags, and then click Modify.
Type D4 in the Value Data field (HexaDecimal), and then click OK.