Server Roles

Posted on 2011-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
My question is two part.  Part one - How do I determine what roles were assigned to a Windows Server 2003 and Part two - How can I tell what server is set as the Primary DC vs. just a dc, in a multiple DC envirnment?

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    If by roles you're referring to FSMO roles, the "netdom query fsmo" command will list all of the FSMO role holders in your domain (which will answer the second part as well).  If the netdom command isn't recognized, you'll need to install the Support Tools on the 2003 server, either from the OS media or here:

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    Where does it install to?  And, is that the name of it (Support Tools)?
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    You can set the install location during installation, but by default it installs to C:\Program Files\Support Tools.

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    Thanks for your assistance.

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