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Transfer FSMO Roles to new Domain Controller using PowerShell

Description:

This article will show you how to move FSMO roles from one domain controller to another.

Pre-requsites:

  • Account that is in the Enterprise Admin and Schema Admin groups
  • PowerShell

Description

  1. Log into the domain controller you are moving the FSMO roles from
  2. Launch PowerShell as an administrator
  3. Run the following command
    Information

    NEW-DC1 is the name of the server we are transferring the FSMO roles to


  4. It will prompt you to confirm moving each role
  5. You can check the role holders by running the command below
  6. Done!
Updated on January 9, 2018

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