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Can Windows Server 2012 Foundation be promoted to a stand alone domain controller?
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It can but there is a caveat

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj679892.aspx

Must be the root domain controller in a domain that has no trusts at the root of the forest. This condition is temporarily allowed for migrations, but if persistent, the system will be forced to restart.

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