Active Directory Controllers

Posted on 2004-10-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
I installed my active directory controllers in reverse order.. my "secondary" controller I installed first, so it thinks it's the primary, but the box that I want to use as the "primary" AD controller was installed second so it isn't recognized as the primary controller.  

I could have sworn I saw a way to switch out the roles.. I want to say  "how do I promote my backup controller to be the Primary" but as I understand it, that's the old way....  But hopefully you get my drift.

where do I go to make those changes?
Question by:adubla
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    Active Directory has NO Primary and NO Backup - they are all Domain Controllers.  There are 5 operations masters that by default go on the first DC - See "How To View and Transfer FSMO Roles in Windows Server 2003" at;EN-US;324801

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