Is it ok to remove servers from CN=Domain System Volume (SYSVol Share) using ADSIedit?

I am trying to clean up active directory, and running dcdiag shows two servers listed as FRS member objects, but not as servers in the domain. These servers do not exist anymore, and are not holding ANY FSMO roles. I want to make all DCdiag tests pass, and since these servers do not hold any roles, no longer exist, and will never come back, can i simply delet them from the following container using ADSIedit?
CN=System, CN=File Replication Services, CN=Domain System Volume (Sysvol Share),CN=servername.

I want to emphesize that these servers do NOT come up when listing all servers using NTDSutil, no longer hold any FSMO roles, and do NOT exist anymore.
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Mike ThomasConsultantCommented:
If they are no longer present and it's just the CN=servername you are removing then yes you can just delete them.


You may want to try this out first for cleaning up the meta data as it may well catch other references to the servers in AD.

Mike KlineCommented:
Ok so you did metadata cleanup them at some point (if they don't appear via ntdsutil).  Yes you can delete them

You are on step 4c but you can check the other locations in step 4 and delete them there also.



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mhdcommunicationsAuthor Commented:
I was pretty sure i could, just getting a second opinion. Thanks for a quick response.
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