Windows 2003 to 2012 -- migrate to new server ?

I get a "DNS cannot be installed on this domain controller because this domain does not host DNS" error on my Windows 2012 R2 server when trying to make it the DC, replacing my old Windows 2003 SP2 server.

I assume my OLD Windows 2003 server needs to be R2 or newer instead of SP2 for this to work ?
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FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Don't try to install the DNS when doing the dcpromo.  Do the DC promo without it, reboot and it will replicate from the other domain controller afterwards

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