Transfer FSMO Roles using PowerShell

The Flexible single-master operations (FSMO) roles are assigned to the first domain controller in an Active Directory role. To transfer the FSMO roles to another domain controller you can use the PowerShell command below.

Latest posts by Jay Phillips (see all)

    The names of the FSMO roles may be typed out as well.

    0 = PDC Emulator

    1 = RID Master

    2 = Infrastructure Master

    3 = Schema Master

    4 = Domain Naming Master

    Press Y for each or A for all.

    To verify that the roles have transferred, type in netdom query fsmo.

    Subscribe to 4sysops newsletter!

    The results should show the roles assigned to host name of the server that the FSMO roles transferred to (Target_DC_Name).

    +3
    avataravatar

    Discussion (4)

    Leave a Reply

    Please enclose code in pre tags

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    © 4sysops 2006 - 2021

    CONTACT US

    Please ask IT administration questions in the forums. Any other messages are welcome.

    Sending

    Log in with your credentials

    or    

    Forgot your details?

    Create Account