Monday, 23 January 2017

How to check FSMO roles using CMD or GUI?

Or, How to check FSMO roles holders in a domain?

Descriptions: In this article we will see, how to check FSMO roles and role holders domain controllers in the domain. Using CMD, its job of cone command and it can be executed from your local machine without login in to any domain controller servers and another way is to check it using GUI where you should be having access to login your domain controllers.

Steps: Checking FSMO roles using CMD
Open CMD (run as administrator)




















Type the command given below and hit enter

netdom query fsmo










Steps: Checking FSMO roles using GUI (Domain Level Roles)

From the server manager’s Tool option select Active Directory Users and Computers















Right click on your Domain Name > Select Operations Master














Now you have all the domain level FSMO roles here. You can click on each tab to check who is having which FSMO role.

























Steps: Checking FSMO roles using GUI (Forest Level Roles)

From Server Manager’s tool option, select Active Directory Domain and Trust











Right Click on Active Directory Domain and Trust > Select Operations Master















Here you have the Domain Naming FSMO role

















Now to check the Schema Master Role, Run > MMC > Add/Remove Snap in > Select Active Directory Schema > Click OK to add the snap-in > Right Click on the Active Directory Schema > Select Operations Master













Here you have the Schema Master Role holder details






















That’s all guys, cheers!!
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