we need to provide redundancy & load balancing and would like to implement a second server to act as the backup DC. However, the question would be for the FSMO roles. Rather than a manual transfer if primary DC goes down - Can the FSMO roles be made redundant?
if so what are the ways?
if not - would server clustering be an option for domain controllers.?
You cannot have redundant FSMO roles - by definition they are Single Operation Masters. That said the domain can operate quite effectivly for a considerable time if these roles are not available. Clustering
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