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DFS, how to remove orphaned Replication Groups/members

Sys_Admin1 asked
Last Modified: 2015-09-20
I'm running several 2012r2 servers in several remote offices.  I replicate folders back to the home office for backup to tape.  I had to move the location of the replication folders in the home office, so I deleted the replication groups and recreated them to point to the new server/folders.

Now I am having troubles getting some of the folders to replicate.  I am also getting event logs saying that replication service failed to communicate with partner XYZ  (events 5008 and 5012), but member XYZ is no longer a member and does not appear in the DFS manager as being in a replication group.

I guess the first thing I want to do is clean up old AD entries for the deleted replication groups and members, but I don't know where to begin.
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