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I’ve written about transferring and sizing FSMO roles, (Flexible Single Master Operations) before, see the following article;
Now you have a PowerShell Commandlet to help ‘Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole‘.
As before you can view your FSMO role holders, by using the following command.
To transfer them to another server, (in the case a host called LAN-2016.
If you can’t be bothered to type the names, you can also use numbers, i.e.
- PDCEmulator 0
- RIDMaster 1
- InfrastructureMaster 2
- SchemaMaster 3
- DomainNamingMaster 4
Obviously this will move them all, omit any you don’t want to move!
How to Seize FSMO Roles In Server 2016
Easy! Same command as above, but you put the ‘-Force’ switch on the end of the command, i.e.
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