11. December 2013 · Comments Off on Windows Server 2012 – Migrating FSMO Roles · Categories: Microsoft · Tags: , , , , ,

A new server has been added to the forest as a new domain controller, on the new server after launching PowerShell command line, Use the Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole command to transfer all the FSMO roles. Each role corresponding to a number :

 

Role Name Number
PDCEmulator 0
RIDMaster 1
InfrastructureMaster 2
SchemaMaster 3
DomainNamingMaster 4


Moving FSMO roles

Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole -Identity “DC01” -OperationMasterRole 0,1,2,3,4