The SharePoint Configuration Wizard is used to set up the initial configuration database and Central Administration site of the first SharePoint server, and to join additional servers to the farm.

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ContentDB is not mount with new release showing old data in list and libraries

I normally do my local machine developments in to another server which is having same environment i have begin working locally by restoring the local .wsp solution backup and .bak site collection ...
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Reconfigure SharePoint to a new Sql Server box

I am having SharePoint 2013 installed and configured on a Windows Server 2012 machine without Sql Server enterprise edition[ I mean,inbuilt sql server express edition]. Now, I would like to ...
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Derived method 'RequiresWebPartClientScript' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.TermProperty' error

I have a SharePoint 2013 server (15.0.4420.1017) which is RTM release. A few days ago IS guys installed Windows updates on this server and now I am getting following error when I try to open any site ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown

i have SharePoint 2013 with build number = 15.0.4763.1000 which represents October 2015 CU. now we have installed the security updates for December 2015. but when i run the product configuration ...
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New SharePoint WFE Build - When should I patch?

I am building a new SharePoint 2013 farm, and have built and configure the server that will host central admin. This has been patched with Service Pack 1, and the July CU. I have also run the basic ...
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Configuring Sharepoint Server 2013 connect to SQL server using child Active Directory domain user

I'm having a problem with the initial configuration of SharePoint. I'm unable to connect to my SQL user account which is integrated in a child Active Directory domain, like this format: ...
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Unable to create SharePoint Farm via SQL Alias

I am trying to create SharePoint 2013 farm using SQL Alias. I did create SQL alias ahead of time and I was able to verify connectivity using a udl file and that is working without any issue. However, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 fail product configuration wizard at step 8

I have been struggling with this issue for a couple days. From what I've search until now there is no problems with my 15 hive admin.sitemap or layouts.sitemap. None of them have comments or anything ...
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Existing Managed accounts is not changable

When I want to use existing managed account in Configuration wizard --> Launch the farm Configuration wizard--> Start the wizard --> Use existing managed account is not changeable. In this page, all ...
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SharePoint Products Configuration Failing - Win32Exception : The data area passed to a system call is too small

Server A was connected to farm A. I uninstalled SharePoint and installed again to create farm B in the same SQL Server. The SharePoint installation is successfull, however when I try to run the ...
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SharePoint Configuration Error Caused by Update (KB2899512)

We have SharePoint 2013 SP1 installed in our server, recently our server was updated automatically and (KB2899512) was installed, now we can not rollback it, when we run the SharePoint configuration ...
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Crashed SP2013 Server on existing database farm password

The server running SharePoint 2013 crashed do to a hardware problem and can't be restored. The SQL 2012 server is fine as it was a separate machine. I've created a new server for SharePoint, and was ...
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Config Wizard : Farm products and patches were not detected but already installed

I am facing an annoying issue with my SharePoint 2010 platform, here is the situation : SharePoint 2010 Standard with Office Web Apps Multi-language 2 WFE When running the configuration wizard, ...
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SharePoint Farm Configuration Error

I'm trying to install SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Edition SP 1. When I run the Configuration Wizard, select "Create a new server farm", and then enter the details for my Database server, it ...
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Is there any problem in Installing Sharepoint foundation patches and CU inside sharepoint server 2013 professional

I have live & staging SharePoint servers 2013. and i have installed the November 2014 CU on both of them, then i run the product configuration wizard. now when i run the following command on both ...
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SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard - Should I use it?

Is it true that I should not use SharePoint Configuration Wizard (Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard) ? I have read old blogs, common SharePoint configuration mistakes and etc... And people are ...
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Adding new server to sharepoint 2013 farm

I have 2 tier SP farm (SP and SQL) I want to add new server(3rd) with following PowerShell script, the same error with Configuration wizard Connect-SPConfigurationDatabase -DatabaseServer ...
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Roll back Sharepoint Products Configuration

I've performed a standard installation and run the Sharepoint Products Configuration Wizard. I've realized too late that the wizard wasn't asking me for info like Central Admin Content DB name, ...
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system security error when running Sharepoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

Background: A few months ago, my company had an issue which resulted in creating a new domain, and migrating all computers and servers to the new domain, including a Sharepoint 2010 installation. At ...
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SharePoint configuration wizard will raise Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown

I have SharePoint 2013 server , but when i run the product configuration wizard, it raised the following error "Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was ...
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Unable to get all my SharePoint 2013 CUs installed, using windows update tool

I am facing problems in applying September and October 2014 CUs using windows update. I have the following:- SharePoint server 2013 SP1. Windows server 2008 r2. I use to have SharePoint 2013 since ...
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Products Configuration Wizard - Failed to register SharePoint Services

Setup: Windows Server 2008 R2 SQL Server 2008 R2 SharePoint Server 2010 Last successfully installed and configured update: Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453). Current Build: ...
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About SP2013 farm configuration wizard

Once we have installed SP2013 binary and completed product configuration wizard, login to Central Admin page, it will ask you to launch the Farm Configuration Wizard. Everytime I ran it, after select ...
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An exception of type System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException was thrown. Additional exception information: The data is invalid

I have an issue while running the SharePoint 2010 configuration Wizard. I'm getting an error while running this wizard. "Failed to create the configuration database." "An exception of type ...
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SharePoint configuration Wizard failes at step 9 - “Failed to add the service connection point for this farm”

I am facing an issue with SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard. I have installed SP1 and then June 2011 CU but after installation when I tried to run the "SharePoint 2010 Products ...
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SharePoint 2013 product configuration wizard , Could not find file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\…local80\web.config'

I have SharePoint 2013 installed on windows server 2008 R2. My current build version is :- Major Minor Build Revision ----- ----- ----- -------- 15 0 4481 1005 And to upgrade my ...
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App Fabric Error in Workflow Manager Configuration Wizard

I have installed the Workflow Manager 1.0 on my Dev PC. and when I do a recommended configuration on the server. I get the following error Message: Here is the Error Log: Note: I have used the ...
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Products Configuration Wizard: How to add local account with Complete Server type option

I am getting an error message during installation of SharePoint Server 2013. I have selected complete server option (other option is stand-alone). When I am on 'SharePoint products configuration ...
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Product Configuration Wizard Fails Step 2 of 9

I recently installed a SharePoint 2010 Server Language Pack from here. The install went smoothly and the language pack installed successfully. After completing the installation, the installation ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration wizard fails at step 2

We have installed SharePoint 2010 on one of our local Dev server. The issue that we are facing is during running configuration wizard. When i start running configuration wizard it fails at step 2 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Installation Error [duplicate]

I have a problem in installing SharePoint foundation 2013 on my Window Server 2012 R2. When i run SharePoint Product Preparation tool , i am getting error like "the tool was unable to install ...
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Different Farm and DLL versions

I was trying to add a new Content DB to my SharePoint farm when I encountered an error The specified SPConfigurationDatabase has been upgraded to a newer version of SharePoint. Please upgrade this ...
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SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard giving invalid sid error?

Well I : Installed windows server 2008 R2 SP1 on vmware Virtual machine stand alone not in any domain Installed SP 2013 Pre-requisites Installed SP 2013 succefully running the configuration wizard ...
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Critical error in event log after installation: Login failed for user

The following error will occur in the event log after starting my Windows Server 2012 server with SharePoint 2013 (Farm installation, not stand-alone): SQL Database 'SharePoint_Config' on SQL ...
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“Launch the Farm Configuration Wizard” link missing for Farm Admin

I have two service accounts as below. Setup - This is part of local admin and I used this to install SharePoint Farm - This is my farm administrator and it is not part of local admin When I log in ...
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Farm configuration wizard not making “State Service”

I am trying to run Farm Configuration wizard for the first time and using it I am just installing "State Service". When I click "Next" then after a long time (probably 10 minutes) it says "Request ...
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How to configure Sharepoint 2010?

I am working on a class group project in which we have to install and configure sharepoint. I installed a Sharepoint server 2010 in the windows server 2008 R2 as a standalone server. I am connected ...
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Error running SharePoint 2010 Product Configuration Wizard after SP2 and July 2013 CU Update

I am having a problem upgrading my local SharePoint 2010 Development environment. I recently installed Service Pack 2 for SharePoint 2010 (KB2687453) and the SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Update Package ...
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No Sharepoint Configuration Wizard

I've Installed Shaerpoint 2013 Server as standalone and SQL Server 2012 on a single machine using the default Administrator account. When I went into Configuration Wizard, I can't see Sharepoint ...
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Failed to create configuration database during installation

I am stuck with sharepoint foundation 2010 configuration. The error is: Failed to create configuration database, An exception of system.io.filenotfoundexception was thrown This is the log ...
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Sharepoint 2010 products configuration wizard giving error

Small disclaimer: I am a n00b at Sharepoint. I am actually a developer and have just been given Sharepoint platform saying that I have to get it running properly =/ Have had no training, all my ...
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Is there a definitive guide on various application pool identities and their permissions level?

Is there a definitive guide on how to configure various application pool identities in SharePoint 2010? Also, is there a way to reset all my app pools to the correct identity, in case they are all ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Force to use non-1433 SQL Port

In my farm, I was using the standard 1433 port for SharePoint to communicate with SQL. Our project lead came down with the order to change the SQL port to a non-standard port from 1433. I went ...
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SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard error step 2 of 10 on Windows 7

Following are the error details from the log file The ServerBindings or SecureBindings property was not found for IIS schema IIsWebServer An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was ...
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Sharepoint product configuration failed!

I installed sharePoint 2013 successfully. But after everything being installed for no reason I changed my servername! After that nothing seems to work properly. So I renamed it back but When I ...
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Problem with configuring the farm

i have a sharepoint server, when it comes to configuring the farm, sharepoint does not accept my account for the Database Access Account, i get "The username is invalid. The account must be a valid ...
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SharePoint 2010 central admin configuration wizard remotely

I'm trying to open the Configuration Wizard page in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration from a remote computer in the net, but all I get is a blank page. Are there problems opening the central ...
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Problem with setting Farm Account

I am currently trying to setup a farm for my fresh sharepoint installation (before i run the configuration wizard) and set a local account for the farm admin. I ran this cmd using sharepoint ...
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Moving the Sharepoint 2010 configuration Database to a new DB server..?

We were using the database server "OldDBServer" and have copied all the databases on the new database server "NewDBServer". Now, all the reference (like CA admin content DB, content DBs & Service ...
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Impact of rerunning SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard

May I know what can be the impact of rerunning SharePoint 2010 configuration wizard? Would I lose any data or the entire central administration 2010? Please let me know what can be the impact since I ...