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FSMO
Last modified: Friday, September 02, 2005 

Short for Flexible Single Master Operations, it is a feature of Microsoft's Active Directory. The schema master FSMO role holder is the domain controller responsible for performing updates to the directory schema.

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Flexible Single Master Operation Transfer and Seizure Process 
This article describes how Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles are transferred from one domain controller to another and how this role can be forcefully appointed in the event that the domain controller that previously held the role is no longer available.

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