Removing DC after its been removed permanently

Okay, ive done it before but I forgot the steps. I have a DC that was wiped without letting me know. I just need to remove the metadata and all the information of the DC off of our domain. What are the steps for this?

This is 2008 server domain.
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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Walter PadrónCommented:
Do a metadata cleanup,  see http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm

If this server had FSMO roles, seize them on another domain controller
Using Ntdsutil.exe to transfer or seize FSMO roles to a domain controller
http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/255504/en-us

Remember to reconfigure clients  to point to new dns server, better if you use DHCP
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andreasSystem AdminCommented:
Here you can find the instructions. its not very complicated:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc816826%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
The server is not online. I cant run this on the server.I remember not running dcpromo. I had to go into the AD console and just delete or something like that. I just want to make sure it is done correctly.
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andreasSystem AdminCommented:
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Mike KlineCommented:
Andreas link is right on.  One additional question...did it hold any FSMO roles?

Thanks

Mike
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
How about DNS? Can I just delete it out of there as well?
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Mike, no roles.
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Mike KlineCommented:
Ok so you don't have to worry about seizing any roles. Yes delete them out of DNS.   Someday remember these steps if asked "what is metadata cleanup" in an interview :)

Thanks

Mike
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