I would like to ask for some bullet points - what do you think would be the requirements for the first pilot site? it is a simple DC upgrade migration where DCs are upgraded from 2k3 to 2012. Most sites have from 1DC to 4 DCs. I was asked for a document with the requirements for the pilot site so that they can make a determination what would be a good candidate.
If you have multiple domains in your forest you will need to run forest prep once and then domain prep on each domain. Check the "Running ADprep.exe" section of this document for what must be ran, where,
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