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Demoting a 2008R2 Domain Controller to standalone server and leaving it in the domain

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I've added a new domain controller to my network, which give me a total of three.  I would like to demote the oldest one to a stand alone server and leave it on the domain as a file server.  Is it as simple as confirming AD Replication and running DCPromo on that server?
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Yes. Because it is your oldest, make sure no FSMO roles are on the server. Make sure no devices use it as their primary/only DNS server.
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Thank you Joseph!
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