I have 1 server that is the main domain controller. I have a 2nd server that I ran dcpromo on to replicate the existing domain controller. I also made this server a global catalog. Now I am reading about FSMO roles and a little unsure on how I can make my domain function if my main server were to go down. I see I can seize them or transfer. How would one seize if the main server was completely down? Can both server have the FSMO roles? If so how is this done?
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Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…