decommision an dc

I have an old window 2000 DC server that I want to decommission, I checked all 5 fso roles and this server is not running any of the 5 fso roles. I think it is safe? If this server is not running any of the 5 fso roles, it should be ok right? How should i decommission the server? dcpromo?
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leeginConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If you have confirmed that it does not have any of the fsmo roles then simply run dcpromo to decommission the server.
officertangoAuthor Commented:
I forget to mention, this dc also running exchange 2003. should i uninstall exchange 2003 than run dcpromo?
KCTSConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Make sure that you have another DC set up as a global catalog and DNS server

If using DHCP you will need to move this also to another machine and make sure its giving out a valid DNS server

Make sure all clients point to another DC/DNS server for their DNS

Are you using actually using exchange ? - if so then you will have to move that as well and then reconfigure the clients.

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officertangoAuthor Commented:
I think the only thing i need to check is global catalog. how i i check if it is global catalog?
This server is not running dns and dhcp. As far as Exchange, all the mailboxes were moved to another server long time ago.

As long as all the mailboxes have been moved over, make sure you uninstall Exchange first before running dcpromo.
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