Demoting a server and pulling off DNS


R Manske


I have two servers (ServerA and ServerB) that are acting as Domain
Controllers in my network. Both servers are running DNS as well, but we do
not use WINS. I've added a third server (ServerC) that will be dedicated to
the task of both DNS and Domain Controller. I am going to pull DNS off
ServerA and demote it back to be member server.

Are there any special task or processes I need to accomplish, or are there
things I need to watch out for before I do this?



Simon Geary

Just make sure the DNS zones have fully replicated to server C before you
demote A and B. Also make sure your clients are pointing to server C for

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