Sunday, February 20, 2011

Domain Controller demotion (Force removal)

1.  At Child Domain Controller, logon as Child Domain Administrator.
2.  Click "Start > Run", type "dcpromo /forceremoval" and press [Enter].
3.  When popup warning, click "Yes".

4.  Click "Yes".

5.  Click "Yes".

6.  Click "Yes".

7.  At welcome screen, click "Next" twice.
8.  Provide Administrator password, click "Next".

9.  Click "Next".

10. Click "Finish".

11. Click "Restart Now".

Remark: After remove the child domain controller, you need to perform "ntdsutil" to clean up the child domain information.

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