DFS 2008R2 Domain Controllers and Sysvol

Hi Experts,

Domain/Forest is 2008R2. I need to remove two 2008R2 DCs from domain, have one remaining 2008R2 DC for now. Sysvol currently being replicated using DFS. How can I stop Sysvol replicating from DFS? Will demoting those 2 DCs remove them from Sysvol replication?

TIA
abhijitm00Asked:
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arnoldCommented:
what issue are you trying to resolve.
once a system is no longer a dc, it will no longer host sysvol. or at least it should not.
abhijitm00Author Commented:
Ok so just decomissioning the DCs should address the sysvol folder and DFS replication?
arnoldCommented:
DFS resplication of sysvol. As long as the system remains a member server, any other DFS targets it hosts and has configured for replication will remain.  You would need to use the DFS management tool to first remove the server as a target on a DFS share. then remove it as a replication partner.

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