troubleshooting Question

Cannot create child domain

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Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryMicrosoft Legacy OS
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Hello!
Help me, please, in creating a first dc in a new child domain of Active Directory.

I configured a child DNS zone in a member server and delegated this zone in a parent DNS server to that server. Then I ran DCPROMO on a server.
But when it starts to install AD after disjoining parent domain it crashes with an error:
The operation failed because:

A domain controller could not be contacted for the domain <domain> that contained an account for this computer.
Make the computer a member of a workgroup then rejoin the domain before retrying the promotion.


"The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted."
This server has been disjoined from domain <domain>

After rejoinining this error still happens.
There's a part of a C:\Windows\Debug\DCPROMO.log file:
10/22 11:42:00 [INFO] Start the worker task
10/22 11:42:00 [INFO] No source DC or no site name specified. Searching for dc in domain <domain>: ( DS_REQUIRED | WRITABLE )
10/22 11:42:00 [INFO] Request for promotion returning 0
10/22 11:42:00 [INFO] Searching for a domain controller for the domain <domain>

10/22 11:42:02 [INFO] Couldn't find domain controller in domain  (error: 1355)
10/22 11:42:02 [INFO] Error - A domain controller could not be contacted for the domain <domain> that contained an account for this computer.
Make the computer a member of a workgroup then rejoin the domain before retrying the promotion.
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10/22 11:42:02 [ERROR] Failed to find a dc for <domain>: 1355
10/22 11:42:02 [INFO] The attempted domain controller operation has completed

10/22 11:42:02 [INFO] DsRolepSetOperationDone returned 0


Thanks for any help.
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