troubleshooting Question

Is it proper/safe to remove dns role from a demoted DC server?

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rivkamakFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryDNSWindows Server 2008
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Hi,

I have demoted a number of DC's recently and I see that DNS server role is still installed on all of them. Also I see in the reverse lookup zones that all the old Name server records are still there. My dns is integrated with AD.

1. Once I demote the old DC, can remove dns server role from that machine safely?  I dont want zones disappearing or anything of that nature.  

2. Do I have to manually delete all old name server records?
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