How do you transfer FSMO roles from one DC to another DC ?

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  • Apr 15th, 2015


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  • Apr 21st, 2015

Two ways we can transfer fsmo roles from one DC to Another, one is graphical and second is commond line. command is ndtdsutil

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Abin Sasi

  • Sep 23rd, 2015

The 5 FSMO roles as following,

- Schema master
- Domain naming master
- RID master
- PDC emulator
- Infrastructure master

Transfer RID master, PDC emulator, Infrastructure master Roles

Transfer Domain Naming master role

Transfer schema master role

After complete the above things please open command prompt and type command NETDOM query FSMO

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  • Oct 8th, 2015


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masududzaman khan

  • Feb 1st, 2016

Click Start, click Run, type ntdsutil in the Open box, and then click OK. Type connect to server servername , and then press ENTER, where servername is the name of the domain controller that you want to assign the FSMO role to. At the server connections prompt, type q, and then press ENTER.

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