[Samba] Transferring FSMO Roles to Server 2008 R2 DC

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Wed Oct 19 05:38:03 UTC 2016

Am 18.10.2016 um 23:00 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
>>> 3. RE: FSMO Roles section: This section references Transferring
>>> and seizing FSMO_Roles wiki article, which points to
>>> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/324801 to do
>>> this the MS way.
>>> This only addresses the first 5 roles shown in samba-tool
>>> fsmo show. In order to move DomainDnsZonesMasterRole
>>> and ForestDnsZonesMasterRole, the following steps are necessary:
>>> ...
>> Isn't this something users find in Windows documentation? This is not
>> something special caused by Samba.
> As I said, this is something you can do on a Samba DC. but not on a
> windows DC.

How do Windows admins transfer the two extra roles? Or are they
automatically transferred with one of the other ways?


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