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Best way to configure an old server?

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Windows Server 2008Windows Server 2012Microsoft Server OS
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We just installed a new server in our office and I'm not sure what to do with the old one.  It still runs perfectly fine but I'd like to know if I should demote it or not.  I was thinking about joining it to the new domain controller but how should I do it?  Would DCPromo do the job?

The old server is 2008 Foundation, the new one is 2012 Essentials.

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