Windows Essential Business Server: FSMO role distribution for different deployment scenarios

This post light on the way FSMO roles are placed/transferred from one server to another for each of the deployment scenarios. You could be either migrating to or doing a clean install of Windows Essential Business Server. The FSMO role distribution will vary depending on whether it is a migration or a fresh install. Installing Windows […]

This post light on the way FSMO roles are placed/transferred from one server to another for each of the deployment scenarios. You could be either migrating to or doing a clean install of Windows Essential Business Server. The FSMO role distribution will vary depending on whether it is a migration or a fresh install.

Installing Windows Essential Business Server in an existing Active Directory domain – To start with, FSMO roles stay with the Source Server that you are migrating from, even after Windows® Essential Business Server Management Server and the Windows® Essential Business Server Security Server are installed. Running “Netdom query fsmo” will still return an output similar to this:

Full Article

About The Author

Deepak Gupta is a IT & Web Consultant. He is the founder and CEO of diTii.com & DIT Technologies, where he's engaged in providing Technology Consultancy, Design and Development of Desktop, Web and Mobile applications using various tools and softwares. Sign-up for the Email for daily updates. Google+ Profile.