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How can I tell what DCs perform what roles?

In a large enterprise, how do I find out what DCs perform what roles -- i.e, the name of the GC and how many there are, etc?

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The DCDIAG.exe from the support tools will tell you. Also, the NTDSUTIL.exe from the support tools or resource kit will provide this information. There is a Microsoft article on how to find servers that hold the flexible single master operations roles. There are a number of ways -- the quickest is to use NTDSUTIL or the script in the resource kit that uses NTDSUTIL.exe.

This was first published in August 2003

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