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Remove/Demote DC on Window 2008 R2 from DC on Window 2012 R2 without the access of Window 2008 R2 server

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Kinderly WadeFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows Server 2012Windows Server 2008Active DirectoryDNS* domain controller
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Dear experts,

I have a domain controller running on Window 2012 R2 with Active Directory Integrated zone. I also have another domain controller running on Window 2008 R2. Unfortunately the Window 2008 R2 machine malfunctioned which at least I can still survive on the DC on Window 2012 R2. My concern right now is how to remove/demote the Window 2008 R2 properly without the capability of accessing that machine? Can I remove/demote Window 2008 R2 directly from Window 2012 R2? Thanks
Joseph Hornsey
Director of IT & Infrastructure

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