Monthly Archives: November 2014

Quickly moving FSMO around Domain Controllers with Powershell AD Cmdlets

Of course, Microsoft provides us with a cmdlet to move FSMO roles between Domain Controllers… But as often, this doesn’t seem to be designed by people who use it. First, the name of the cmdlet is lengthy: Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole Second, you must indicate every FSMO role you want to move amongst […]

Getting all domain controllers in a forest 2

Using something like Get-ADDomainController -Forest would be something too easy for module designers at Microsoft. Or does Microsoft no longer have multi-domain forests in its internal IT? Never mind, here is a nice snippet to retrieve that you may want to adapt to the fields you need to retrieve