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Remove domain controller from exchange and make it as a member server

We have an exchange server 2007 and another main domain controller. i have made exchange server as another domain controller and made it as also a global catalog server. i want to remove the domain controller from exchange server and make it as a member server. Please assist with steps to do it.
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abey_v
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knightfoxCommented:
Click start>Run>Dcpromo and go through the AD wizard to remove the server.  

/Fox
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abey_vAuthor Commented:
Whether this will not cause any problem in exchange functionality afterwards cause i have seen many post that dont use dcpromo to demote cause later some problems can oocur.
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KutyiCommented:
I would not dcpromo an Exchange 2007 box as from what I understand it has the sames affects as it did in Exchange 2003.  You would be better off building a new Exchange 2007 box migrating the email then unistalling Exchange from the first box.
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JoWickermanCommented:
Hi abey_v,

I agree with Kutyi. MS does not support to either promote or demote a server to/from DC, when E2K7 is installed on a server as well. You must build a new server and move mailboxes using the Move-Mailbox wizard/CMDlet.

dcpromo will cause CAS(Client Access Server) functionality to break or pretty much everything that uses ASP.NET (which also  isn't supported by MS)

Personally I would move everything to a temporary server.

Cheers.
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knightfoxCommented:
sorry guys,

miss read the post, I didnt relise you had installed EX07 on the DC!! migrate to a new ex07 enviroment is the way forward :0)

/Fox
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