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Unable to promote Win2012r2  server to a DC and add to existing domain

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Last Modified: 2015-10-14
I have a 2008 domain and I'm trying to add another DC to it, which is running Windows Server 2012r2
When I try to promote to a DC, it fails on prerequisite check with the following error:

Verification of prerequisites for Active Directory preparation failed. Unable to verify whether schema master has completed a replication cycle after last reboot.
Exception: Unavailable Critical Extension. Server extended error: 8366. Server extended message: 000020AE: SvcErr: DSID-03210384, problem 5010 (UNAVAIL_EXTENSION), data 8610
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Adprep failed to verify whether schema master has completed a replication cycle after last reboot.
[Status/Consequence]
The schema is not upgraded.
[User Action]
Check the log file ADPrep.log in the C:\Windows\debug\adprep\logs\20151010161101-test directory for possible cause of failure.

I ran adprep manually on my 2008 DC and it said: Domain-wide information has already been updated.
[Status/Consequence]
Adprep did not attempt to rerun this operation.
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