2102 Foundation to 2016 Standard


We have a Windows 2012 Server Foundation Edition.  This has been outgrown and we want to use 2016 Std, on a new peice of hardware.
My plan is to join the new server to the domain, promote to DC, transfer FSMO roles, then dcpromo the old server, removed from domain.
Can anyone please confirm if this is a viable plan?

Thank you.
Samantha SmithAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Yes, it is.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Sounds good, but make sure you virtualize.  If you don't know why would or think something like "we just need one server" or "we're too small", then please read my article: https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/27799/Virtual-or-Physical.html
Samantha SmithAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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