If your deployment incorporates multiple data regions, you should configure the directory servers with location information.
To set locations, use the
dsconfig create-location and
The Directory Server cannot determine LAN boundaries automatically, so incorrect location settings can result in undesired WAN communication. By default, replication compresses all traffic between directory servers in different locations.
Set up the locations prior to enabling replication. The
enable command prompts for location information if you have forgotten to define