How to Transfer FSMO Roles using NTDSutil

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Step to transfer FSMO roles using NTDSutil.

Steps to transfer Schema Master Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer schema master

Steps to transfer Schema Master Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer schema master

Steps to transfer Domain Naming Master Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer domain naming master

Steps to transfer RID Master Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer RID master

Steps to transfer PDC Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer PDC

Steps to transfer Infrastructure Master Role using NTDSutil.
1. Open Command Prompt. Type: ntdsutil
2. At the ntdsutil command prompt, type: roles
3. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: connection
4. At the server connections command prompt, type: connect to NameOfDomainController
5. At the server connections command prompt, type: quit
6. At the fsmo maintenance command prompt, type: transfer Infrastructure Master

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