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SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 Migration Fail. DCPromo: The server was not promoted to a domain controller

Hello!
 Doing my second sbs 2003 to sbs 2011 migration.  Getting stopped at DCPromo: The server was not promoted to a domain controller.

 Unsure how to resolve.  Any ideas?
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Lorenzo Cricchio
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Lorenzo Cricchio
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
2 common causes of this are; 1) you must use a complex password 6 characters or longer or it will fail,  and you must have a network connection.  It can be to a switch with no other connections, but it must see a connection.
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Lorenzo CricchioPresidentAuthor Commented:
I think it was the password!  Thanks!
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