When adding a user to a SharePoint site, searching that user in directory services is taking more time than usual, in some cases more than a minute. Is there any specific reason for this? Can the response time be reduced?? enter image description here Thanks

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It will be something to do with this KB article usually: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970612

SharePoint doesn't like read only controllers.

STSADM command here

  • Thanks, but the issue is when i try to find users from address book/directory services. People picker is working fine. Oct 29, 2012 at 9:15
  • Oh righto :) Good luck then!
    – Hugh Wood
    Oct 29, 2012 at 9:27

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