Posts made in May, 2015


Manage FSMO Roles with Powershell

Manage FSMO Roles with Powershell


Posted By on May 22, 2015

To transfer all 5 of the FSMO roles simply run the following command in PowerShell: Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole -Identity “DC_HOSTNAME” –OperationMasterRole PDCEmulator,RIDMaster,InfrastructureMaster,SchemaMaster,DomainNamingMaster To shorten the command line syntax you can use role numbers in place of the role names.  The following list details the role number for each of the five FSMO roles. PDC Emulator – 0 RID Master...

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List FSMO Roles

List FSMO Roles


Posted By on May 22, 2015

This tip explains several ways to check FSMO Roles availability in an Active Directory Forest environment.   To get the list of FSMO Roles using NetDom command line tool, run the following command: Netdom Query FSMO And using DSQuery tools DSQuery server –hasfsmo –pdc DSQuery server –hasfsmo –infr DSQuery server –hasfsmo –rid DSQuery server –hasfsmo –name DSQuery server –hasfsmo –schema DSQuery command returns the FSMO holder...

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