Problem adding ADDS role on win2012 R2

MAMADOU BA 21 Reputation points
2022-03-26T14:08:14.073+00:00

I retrograde the server and then delete the ADDS role. Now I try to add it back but every time it fails.
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"The request to add or remove a feature on the specified server failed. Unable to perform the operation, because the server you specified requires a restart. "187163-error.png

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A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.4K Reputation points MVP
    2022-03-26T17:30:55.17+00:00

    The simplest solution may be to stand up a new one for replacement.

    I'd use dcdiag / repadmin tools to verify health correcting all errors found before starting any operations. Then stand up the new one, patch it fully, license it, join existing domain, add active directory domain services, promote it also making it a GC (recommended), transfer FSMO roles over (optional), transfer pdc emulator role (optional), use dcdiag / repadmin tools to again verify health, when all is good you can decommission / demote old one.

    --please don't forget to upvote and Accept as answer if the reply is helpful--

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  2. MAMADOU BA 21 Reputation points
    2022-03-27T10:21:34.373+00:00

    Dear, thank you for your answer but currently there are no domains running
    Do you mean that I have to reinstall the server or ? can you be more clear please

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  3. MAMADOU BA 21 Reputation points
    2022-03-27T15:37:31.54+00:00

    But have already application running on the server?
    there is no other way without reinstalling?
    Thank in advance