DSMOD Server (installable option via RSAT /AD DS)

Modify a server in active directory.

      DSMod server ServerDN 
         [-desc Description] [-isgc {yes | no}]
            [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}]
               [-c] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}]

   ServerDN  Distinguished name of the server that you want to modify.
                If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin).

   -desc    Description of the server.
   -isgc    Add the global catalog to (yes) or remove it from (no) a domain controller.
   -s       Server to connect to (Default=the domain controller in the logon domain.)
   -d       Domain to connect to.

   -u       Username with which the user logs on to a remote server. 
   -p       Password     (UserName or Domain\UserName or Username@domain.com).

   -c       Continue with the next object after any error (when you specify multiple target objects)
by default dsmod will exit when the first error occurs. -q Quiet, suppress all output. -uc Unicode format. -uco Unicode format for output only. -uci Unicode format for input only.


Make Svr-DC1 a Global Catalogue Server:

C:\> dsmod server "CN=Svr-DC1,CN=Servers,CN=AcmeCo,DC=ss64,DC=Com" -isgc yes

“Let him that would move the world, first move himself” ~ Socrates

Related commands

DSAdd - Add object.
DSMod - Modify object.
DSGet - Display object.
DSMove - Move object.
DSQuery - Search for objects.
DSRM - Delete object.
Equivalent bash commands (Linux): ldapmodify - Modify Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.

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