Windows Server Event: 1458

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 1458

Event ID 1458: FSMO role transferred.

Description The event is logged when a FSMO role is transferred from one domain controller to another.
Category Internal configuration

The event logs the following information:

  • Object
  • Domain controller
  • Previous operations master role owner

Pro tips:

  • With intuitive reports and graphical displays offered by ADAudit Plus, administrators always remain aware of the FSMO role changes.
  • The administrators can also be alerted via E-mail and SMS when the FSMO role has been transferred.
  • The reports generated also contain information about the previous and new FSMO role owner.