In another tip, we discussed the five Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles that a domain controller can provide: the PDC emulator, the infrastructure master, the relative ID (RID) master, the schema master, and the domain naming master. Now, let's look at how you can determine which servers hold these roles in an Active Directory forest.
To find the PDC emulator, the infrastructure master, and the RID master, follow these steps:
The resulting three tabs will show you which server holds each respective role.
To find the schema master, follow these steps:
To find the domain naming master, follow these steps:
Each option features a Change button, which allows you to move the role to another domain controller.