I have a 2003/ 2008 domain with the intention of adding a 2012 r2 server.
I have completed all requisites to include adprep /forestprep, adprep /domainprep, and adprep /domainprep /gpprep.
also im sure before i started i confirmed that the FFL was 2003.
Unfortunately while trying to promote the 2012 server i get:
" verification of replica failed. the ffl is windows 2000..."
i went back to check the FFL, but now it only shows DFL 2003.
the next problem i see after running schupgr.exe
SSPI Bind succeeded
Current Schema Version is 69
Upgrading schema to version 47
also i have confirmed replication is working, time is right, and 2012 is up to date.