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How to troubleshoot a failed upgrade to SQL Server 2008
Article ID: 955399 - View products that this article applies to.
When you try to upgrade Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, the upgrade operation fails. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:
If you try to upgrade again, all the options on the Select Features page are unavailable. Additionally, you receive the following error message in the status bar:
The access control list is not in canonical form
There are no features selected for upgrade
This problem occurs when a previous attempt to upgrade the instance of SQL Server 2000 failed and you try to upgrade again.
To resolve this problem, you must examine the summary log file and perform the actions that are specified under the Final Result entry. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the log files in SQL Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143702(SQL.100).aspxFor more information about SQL Server 2008, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 955399 - Last Review: March 19, 2009 - Revision: 3.0