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Questions tagged [configuration-wizard]

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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Is it required to run the sharepoint product configuration wizard if we install windows security updates

We have sharepoint enterprise farm 2013, and yesterday our system admin patch the sharepoint application server, where they installed some windows security updates + updates for windows, as follow:- ...
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“Failed to connect to the configuration database.” SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard

I am trying to add a Web Front End server to SharePoint 2010 farm. This server was already configured with farm but due to some reasons we have to reconfigure it with farm. I am running SharePoint ...
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SP 2010 Office Web Apps question

I had a quick question. We are in the process of remediation vulnerabilities in our existing SP 2010 environment (Both Windows and SP) There are two updates below that we need to install for SP 2010 ...
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How to run the configuration Wizard? From GUI or command line?

What is the best practice to run the configuration wizard post patching? Was it from GUI or command line? From Command line i regularly see the below command PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Upgrade Required

I just installed the CU onto our SP 2010 environment. The CU and config wizard went through fine and central admin came back with No action required. This morning I saw the central admin and it says ...
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SharePoint 2010 CU update

My question is regarding SP 2010 CU update. I have two farms that work together. 1st Farm is 1 App and 2 Webs. 2 nd farm is 6 Apps that primarily has Search and other applications. App1 in the first ...
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500 Internal Server error after SP setup

I just created a new farm using SP 2016 single server role, I tried to open the central admin, but am getting "This site can’t be reached" in Chrome and "Runtime Error" in IE, when I saw the trace ...
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Error while running SharePoint Configuration Wizard before upgrade

I am trying to to run SharePoint Configuration Wizard before starting the new patch. Even though, I have not made any upgrades yet, I am facing the below error: An exception of type System.IO....
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Installing of any wsp fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20

Installation of any WSP fails with message: Name cannot begin with the ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20 The problem is that sharepoint doesn't report which file is causing trouble. And we have ...
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How to Add Web Server to Server Farm?

This is my first time creating a multi-tier server farm for our company and I am trying to add our Web Server to our SharePoint server farm. When I try to run the product configuration from our Web ...
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SharePoint 2016 configuration wizard isn't starting

I have installed CU for SharePoint 2016, then I tried to run the SharePoint configuration wizard, but it's not really running. It appears to be running in Task Manager, but doesn't really work. When ...
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SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard “Access Denied” on Step 5 “Failed to Register SharePoint Services”

Right now, I cannot access my Central Admin. (Access Denied) When I run the configuration wizard to rebuild Central Administration, it errors out on Step 5 "Registering SharePoint Services" with an "...
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No “Modify Server farm Settings” Dialog when running Configuration Wizard

I installed SharePoint 2013 with SP1 and it didn't ask me for any database access accounts. After the configuration wizard finished, I tried running it again but it didn't show the dialog where I ...
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Problem Patching SharePoint 2010

I have a single server sharepoint 2010 farm (Database-SQL server 2008 R2, SharePoint server 2010 both installed on the same server) This morning, we started patching the SP 2010 by installing the SP ...
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SharePoint2013 Configuration wizard has stopped working, after windows update

We use SharePoint 2013 single farm in windows 2012 R2 standard. Recently Windows has been updated and after that, while trying to open SharePoint central admin getting this following error "...
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Microsoft.SharePointUpgrade.SPUpgradeException error

I installed sharepoint upgrade "KB3115293" to be able to restore a site collection created in another farm with the same version. After the installation, I excuted sharepoint configuration wizard in ...
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How to configure SharePoint 2013 in Azure

I had two Virtual machines in Azure. One Having SharePoint and the other is for SQLServer Database. I got credentials for Remote Desktop Connection for both machines. At the configuration stage for ...
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SharePoint 2016 - Installation Error this product requires asp.net v4.0 to be in list of IIS

We are trying to install SP 2016 on server and on setup instruction it is giving below 2 errors. A system restart from previous installation or update is pending. Restart the computer and run setup ...
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SharePoint 2010 configuration fails

Wizard fails at step 3. I should mention that the account I'm logged in with is in the local admin group, the farm admin group, and has sysadmin/DB creator for the SharePoint config database. I ...
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Which account i need to use inside the “Configuration Wizards” for a new SharePoint 2013 on-premise [closed]

we have installed a new sharepoint enterprise server 2013. and now i want to run the "Configuration Wizards" from "Central Administration >> Configuration wizards":- now on the first step i am asked ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Sept CU failed

I applied the Sept CU on all my machines, I have about 12 machines. It worked on all of them but failed on two. All the machines have the same setting and are all identical. So after I apply the CU, ...
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SP 2013 Configuration Wizard stuck at step 9 / 10 with SPUpgradeException at SPIisWebSiteWssSequence

I am trying since multiple days installing SharePoint 2013 Foundation farm (no standalone development environment), but the Configuration Wizard stucks doggedly at step 9 of 10. Now I am at the end of ...
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Running config wizard after patching

How many and what are the steps that config wizard go through after installing patch....?any one can please generalise this?
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Start the wizard not working in SharePoint Server

I am installing SharePoint Server 2013, I started configuring the farm. However, when I clicked on Configuration Wizards, It asks me 'How do you want to configure your SharePoint farm?' I want to ...
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error while configure reporting services and run configuration wizard

I want to configure SQL Server reporting services service sharepoint 2013. install sql server 2012 then install manually service pack 1. In During installation of service pack 1, Reporting Services ...
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failed to create the configuration database system.data.sqlclient.sqlexception

I am attempting a single server installation of SharePoint 2007 SP2 on Windows Server R2 with SQL Server 2005 SP3. The SharePoint binaries installed correctly but when I try to create the config ...
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Can not change Database name in Products Configuration Wizard

I was given a small 2 server farm to see if I could get it going. I have a front end/app server and an SQL server. I ran windows updates on both and restarted. When I try to run the SharePoint ...
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Web.config error when adding new server to production SP 2013 Foundation farm

First off, I've been scouring the posts here and elsewhere looking for a solution to this issue, and I appreciate any help. The closest I have found is here, but the answer was not followed-through. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Products Configuration Wizard error at Step 8 - Failed to create sample data

I am trying to install SharePoint Foundation 2013 (built in database) on a standalone server (Windows 2012 R2) and getting errors at the 8th step of Configuration Wizard. I have installed pre-...
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SharePoint 2013 Central Administration - 404 error after weeks of working fine

http://centraladmin:2020 has worked for weeks with no issues. No updates or farm configuration changes have been made. All services, app pools, web sites, and sql are running just fine. All other ...
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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 configure/...
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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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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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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, one ...
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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 "192.168.1....
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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 ...