I am slowly upgrading a client's network with as little disruption as possible. I am now at the point where I could really do with demoting the SBS server to a member server. Exchange can be un-installed, DHCP is no longer running on it, there are two other domain masters now, a 2003 server and a 2008 server.
However, it is still the main file server and there is file replication to a server on another site. I have tried adding the 2008 server in as another replica, but it won't let me. So ideally I want to demote the SBS server to just being a member server and carry on.
But I have had problems with this before, and I seem to remember that the SBS server has a program that runs every hour or so, and if it isn't the domain master it restarts. The time before I fixed it by setting the security on the program file that did the checking so that nobody could run it, and that fixed it, but i won't have the time to experiment this time.
So if there is anyone out there who has tried this before? Any suggestions?
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