Deploy Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 in an existing Server AD environment

I've done this before successfully, but has something changed? I have an existing Server 2008 Standard with AD DC, and I am setting up a new Dell PowerEdge with Server 2012 Essentials R2 pre-installed. The setup isn't giving me a "Migration" option as I'm used to from 2012 and I believed 2012 R2.

This article 
says "This option is only available if you deploy the Windows Server Essentials Experience role in Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter." which concerns me.

If that's the case, how would one setup a new 2012 R2 Essentials server in an existing 2008 AD environment (in which the 2008 server is to be demoted and removed eventually).

Thank you very much.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
You remember incorrectly. There is no "migration" choice in 2012 R2. The document you linked to is the right guidance. I think you took the "only available" text out of context. Adding essentials 2012 R2, whether as a role or as the product, is about knowing when to temporarily cancel, and then later resume, the essentials wizard. Which that document covers.

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danavlAuthor Commented:
You're exactly correct, thank you so much. The correct steps of Cancelling the wizard and manually adding the AD role was my mistake. I was able to get it corrected and completely installed.

Additionally, I found a better article that describes the process with an easy step by step with graphics:

Thank you for your help.
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