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Recently I find one issue in my Central Admin, i.e "Product / patch installation or server upgrade required on one of our Application Server. Even I did run the PowerShell cmdlet Get-SPProduct -local and refreshed configuration wizard as per Blog but, Issue still existed and configuration wizard getting errors. Please advise me.

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Thanks in Advance

Srinu Dasari.

  • Have you ran the wizard on the servers that are 'missing' the patches? If yes - did you try with the get-spproduct -local and than rerun the wizard? I've had this happen quite a lot (2013). However, I've had occasions too were after upgrading a server, there were additional patches that needed to be applied. – Christoffer Jan 30 at 13:36
  • Yes @Christoffer I did. But, configuration wizard ends up with an error message that states , patches are missing. – Srinu Dasari Feb 6 at 9:26
  • The patches that are missing: google the KB number and download and apply those patches to the servers where they are missing. I had this happends once before. – Christoffer Feb 6 at 9:51
  • But, Here is the problem, when I try to install KB, getting error that was saying already installed. – Srinu Dasari Feb 6 at 10:09
  • Have you tried to reboot the server(s)? Either that or run the wizard using the psconfig/sharepoint cmd shell. – Christoffer Feb 6 at 12:43
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After days of struggling, I found that Installer folder under C:\Windows directory is missing. So, here How I closed issue:

  1. Create an empty folder under C:\Windows directory.

  2. Copy files from C:\Windows\Installer folder from another working server to present server.

  3. Restore-InstallerFiles.ps1 powershell downloaded by from Here

  4. Run Restore-InstallerFiles.ps1 to installe missed installer files.

  5. Run Get-SPProduct -Local from SharePoint PowerShell.

Now Missing/Required error disappeared and able to run Configuration Wizard without any issues.

Thanks For Everyone

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This error usually pops up when you have not installed the patches in the right way.

Although it doesn't matter but I have always followed the practice of installing the patch on the Application server first(where CA is hosted) and then installing it in the remaining WFE servers and so on.

The best way to solve this issue would be to uninstall the installed patches and install the update again starting with the Application server.

Let me know if you are able to resolve the issue.

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  • Thanks for reply, @yash.kamdar, unistall patches on which server? – Srinu Dasari Feb 6 at 9:28
  • I guess you already posted an answer that worked for you. Nice work !!! – Yash Kamdar Feb 24 at 11:14

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