FSMO roles always been one of the most hot topics of every interview I have ever been. Even for Exchange Server interviews. Knowing the FSMO roles makes your job easy and understanding Active Directory for sure keeps your place in Exchange world safer.
If you need refresher for the FSMO Just take a look at this question. Considering having single FOREST if you have 12 domains, how many FSMO roles in total exist ? Id your answer is not 38 then you need the refresher (-: and here id nice summary Why do We Need FSMO Roles
You can quickly Fire up CMD and type
|NetDom Query FSMO|
Or you can open PowerShell
|$Domain = Get-ADDomain | select -ExpandProperty Name |
|Get-ADDomain $Domain | fl PDCEmulator,RIDMaster,InfrastructureMaster|
Or here is the simple script can show you the FSMO roles for your Domain Name Space
Stay tuned until next time.