Microsoft – How to find the 5 FSMO Roles

In this quick video tutorial I will show you how to easily find the 5 FSMO roles in your Microsoft Active Directory Environment using ntdsutil and netdom

Identifying the 5 FSMO roles

The five FSMO roles that we will be identifying are:

  • schema master
  • domain naming master
  • pdc
  • rid pool manager
  • infrastructure master

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