How To Find Active Directory FSMO Role Holders Using PowerShell

The five Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) roles are important to the operation of your Active Directory infrastructure. These roles can be scattered across many domain controllers in your environment, which can make them difficult to locate. While you can use the graphical tools to locate any of the five roles, it would take three different utilities and the registration of the Schema Management DLL to perform this task. This can be time-consuming and frustrating. Using PowerShell to accomplish this task can save you quite a bit of time and effort. In this video, David will demonstrate how to easily locate the five FSMO roles using the Get-ADForest and Get-ADDomain cmdlets. Prerequisites include: Windows PowerShell 5.1 Active Directory PowerShell Module