troubleshooting Question

Adding a new SBS2003 and want it to be the domain controller

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Here we go.....
I am adding a new server to my network. The new server is much more of a workhorse than the "old" one. They both have SBS2003 SP2. I would like to recreate the Active Directory on the new server. I only have about a dozen users so it is really no big deal.
I do have an application running on the old server that I would like to keep in motion during this transition. I just need to know I should run dcpromo on the old server to wipe the AD then run dcpromo on the new server to promote it to domain controller? Is there a utility I need to run off of disc 2 for this?
I hear a lot of conflicting opinions over the internet about how you should not run 2 servers with SBS in the same domain.
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