Forcibly removal of AD(active directory)

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How can we forcibly remove Active directory from a server.

Also please let me know precautions to be taken.

Its important.

Thank you

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Forcibly removal of AD(active directory)


Removing active directory from a server can sometimes be very painful. These are due to the following reasons name and authentication as well as dependencies on certain objects.

Also it may be due to unavailability of domain controller. There is a tool called DCpromo which can be used for this purpose and this may also fail which may be due to the reasons mentioned above. The switch should be handled at the last stage because this kind of changes causes loss for locally held changes. Now,we are only left to forcibly remove active directory by using DCpromo using command .

The steps can be summarized as:-

Step 1:-  Go to start and run and write command and press enter

Step 2:-  Now at the welcome screen of active directory installation wizard  press next

step 3:-  Now you reach Force the removal of active directory where you have to press next again

step 4:-  Now in the administrator password field,you have to type the password and confirmed password in the respective fields and then press next

step 5:-   Now again press next.


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