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Domain Controller FSMO Roles - DR question

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Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryDisaster Recovery
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We will be conducting a DR test and our infrastructure is as follows.

Headquarters has two Domain controllers (same physical location)
 HQ1    This is a Global Catlog Srv and holds RID and PDC roles
 HQ2    This is not a Global Catalog Srv and holds Schema, Operations Master, Infrastructure

Remote sites (2 different locations)
 DR1    This is a Global Catalog Srv and does not hold any FSMO roles
 DC1    This is a Global Catalog Srv and does not hold any FSMO roles

We will be conductiong a DR test and we will be disconnecting the HQ fully.  My question is what roles will I need in place at the DR1 site to verify that users can log on and function without any connection to HQ1 or HQ2 where the roles current are?  Do I need to worry about any conflicts with roles on the DR1 server and what roles do I need to sieze for logon to function.


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