Move Schema owner fsmo role to another DC


We have windows 2000/2003 environment with 4 DC'S.  Is it possible to move this role without demoting the DC? We also have a business critical application in this server that needs to run on a DC.


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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
JAKJOAuthor Commented:
And this requires no outage and will not affect the DC it is moving from?
Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
Yes you can - 
but WHY do you want to move the Schema Master?
The schema master should be on the same machine as the Domain Naming master, and on a single domain ALL the FSMO roles are best kept on a single machine.

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JAKJOAuthor Commented:
We have split the fsmo roles over the DC'S to include one of the roles in Montreal. We need to move the Schema because the DC it is on now is a little "flakey" to say the least. We will look eventually at moving the app but in the meantime we need to move the schema off it.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Um... so what was wrong with my answer - which SPECIFICALLY addressed your question.
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