Windows Active Directory: Who holds the FSMO Roles?

The easiest way to find out which Active Directory Domain Controller holds the FSMO roles is the following:

  • Open a CMD box
  • Type netdom query fsmo
  • The output is something like

    C:\Windows\system32>netdom query fsmo

    Schema master               DC1.ad-domain.local
    Domain naming master      DC1.ad-domain.local
    PDC                         DC1.ad-domain.local
    RID pool manager            DC1.ad-domain.local
    Infrastructure master       DC1.ad-domain.local

    The command completed successfully.

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