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DCPROMO /forceremoval on failed DC. Rejoin server as member server?

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I have seized the PDC and Domain naming master roles from a failed domain controler recently. This domain controller is now back to life. I know it is stringly recommended to never bring back a domain controller after seizing its domain naming master role. I have cleaned up the meta data from active directory.  My question is: If i run DCPROMO /forceremoval on the domain controler to demote him. Can i join him to the domain or will it cause active directory problems ??

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