ADDS roles can be removed by using the GUI and Powershell. Powershell is a fast and easy method that requires only a single command.

Remove ADDS Role with PowerShell

Step 1: Open PowerShell.

Step 2: Type in the following command and then press enter:

Uninstall-ADDSDomainController -DemoteOperationMasterRole -RemoveApplicationPartition

Step 3: Provide the local administrator password and press enter.

Step 4: It could take up to 5 minutes. The server will be restarted upon completion.


How to Remove Active Directory Domain Services Role from Windows Server using PowerShell

Karim Buzdar

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