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SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Migration Problem

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We are migrating our SBS 2003 server to SBS 2008.
We have gone through all the preparation tools and created an answer file.
The installation fails near the end with the error
"FATAL: DcPromo_JoinDomain: The server was not promoted to a domain controller"

Also from the error logs directory I have.

"Checking if Active Directory Domain Services binaries are installed...
Active Directory Domain Services Setup

Validating environment and parameters...

A delegation for this DNS server cannot be created because the authoritative parent zone cannot be found or it does not run Windows DNS server. To enable reliable DNS name resolution from outside the domain informit.local, you should create a delegation to this DNS server manually in the parent zone.

The Directory Services Safe Mode password does not meet the minimum password length requirement of the password policy. Supply a longer password."

Can anyone help with this.
Best Regards

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