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2000 domain controller

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Hello friends,

      I have two windows 2000 domain controllers in my network. How to Identify which is the primary domain controller and secondary domain controller.

thanks in advance

venkat
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by:juliancrawford
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Primary and secondary domain controllers are for NT - they do not apply in active directory Windows 2000.
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As Julian said - there are no PDC/BDCs under W2K/3 per se. Instead there are five FSMO roles including the PDC-emulator. The following is a dump of the DUMPFSMO.VBS script from the resource script. It lists the five role holders.

@echo off
REM
REM Script to dump FSMO role owners on the server designated by %1
REM

if ""=="%1" goto usage

ntdsutil roles Connections "Connect to server %1" Quit "select Operation Target" "List roles for connected server" Q Q Q

goto done

:usage

@echo Please provide the name of a domain controller (i.e. dumpfsmos MYDC)
@echo.

:done


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Looks as if venkateswara has a bad habit of asking but not closing questions.
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(and I think N1nja maybe a second account )

Actually your question history convicts you of looking for answers for a mcse test questions mabye.
we dont do homework here!
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Julian.......concur.....you should post this for the mods in CS
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