To remove a server role

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To remove a server role

  1. Open Manage Your Server.

  2. Under Managing Your Server Roles, click Add or remove a role.

  3. In the Configure Your Server Wizard, on the Preliminary Steps page, click Next.

  4. On the Server Role page, click the role that you want to remove, and then click Next.

  5. On the Role Removal Confirmation page, select the Remove the server role check box, and then click Next.

  6. On the Server Role Removed page, click Finish.


  • When you remove a server role, you might break dependencies that exist between the server role and other programs. Be sure to test removing the server role in a test environment before doing so on your network.


Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.