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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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SP Config DB still pointing to old DB server

We changed the SharePoint 2016 SQL server recently. Once alias is set to new SQL server, sites were working fine. But when I checked in CA, Configuration Database still points to old DB server (under ...
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Failed to connect to the existing server farm located at the specified database server and database name. The db name is not a valid configuration

I have a two server SharePoint 2016 farm. PROD1 which contain SharePoint and SQL1 which contain database. Now I am trying to join another SharePoint server called PROD2 to the farm. Both PROD1 and ...
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Can not access configuration wizard after Sharepoint 2019 installation

I need help please to start Farm Configuration wizard. I have installed Sharepoint 2019 as a single server on a client server. The account I use to do the installation has local admin rights on the ...
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SharePoint 2016 one corrupt Server in the farm

I have a similar issue to the one here but even worse. Not only will psconfig not start, I can't stop/start any SharePoint services or load SharePoint PS-snapin or management shell. Also can't ...
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Failed to create the configuration database - SharePoint 2019 Products Configuration Wizard

I am trying to create a new SharePoint 2019 farm. After I run the SharePoint 2019 Products Configuration Wizard, the procedure fails in Step 3 with the Exception System.InvalidOperationException: The ...
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SharePoint Configuration Wizard Error. Feature With ID "Feature GUID" Failed validation. file BasicWebparts/feature.xml

I am Getting below error while running the SharePoint product configuration wizard. Can anyone help me with this issue?
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After patching our SharePoint 2013 using March 2022, we got this weired farm build number 15.0.5429.1000 instead of 15.0.5431.1000

We successfully patch our SharePoint 2013 using March 2022 ans we successfully run the product configuration wizard. But we got this weird farm build number 15.0.5429.1000 (when we run the below power ...
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Failed to register sharepoint service

I changed database server from MyOldDatabase to new server HA (MyNewDatabase1, MyNewDatabase2, VIP 172.27.4.8) by following this enter link description here Here is my alias It's working except my ...
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SharePoint 2019 Product Configuration Wizard fails. Error: Must declare the scalar variable "@newViewUID"

After the latest updates in September 2020 I couldn't succeed to complete SharePoint Product Configuration Wizard on my developing machine. We get the following error on database upgrade phase (see ...
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Rejoining SP 2016 server back to farm

I removed the SP server from farm using central admin option(Remove Server).Now when i am unable to rejoin the server.Getting below error Message while running product configuration wizard. "...
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Installed PU/CU on all farm servers but SharePoint thinks it's missing from one of application Server

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 ...
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SharePoint 2019 configuration wizard error

I am installing SharePoint 2019 on 3 separate servers Active directory SQL server SharePoint server. at first I config active directory and then join my SQL server and SharePoint server to active ...
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Set Up 3 Tier SP 2016 farm in AWS

I'm currently creating a 3 tier SP 2016 farm in AWS. I was updated that AWS doesn't have SQL Servers and SQL is managed by RDS Engine. I was given a SQL endpoint string instead of SQL server name. ...
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System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Failed to find the Sql script file

Getting below error while running SharePoint configuration wizard on SharePoint 2016 Farm. 07/29/2019 14:14:04 15 ERR Task upgradebootstrap has failed with an unknown exception 07/...
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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 ...
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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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