Issue – Windows 2012 R2 Domain Controller promotion failed.
Error Message: -
Verification of prerequisites for the domain controller promotion failed. The local administrator account becomes the domain administrator account when you create a new domain. The new domain cannot be created because the local administrator account password does not meet the requirements.
Error Description: -
If your system default system administrator account password doesn’t meet new domain controller password policy or default system password was not set, then you will get this error.
- Open Run.
- Type lusrmgr.msc
- Select Users under local users and groups.
- Select Administrator Account, Right Click “Rest the Password”
- Type the complex password and click OK.
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