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Configuring Database fails and presents a Red X when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager

When configuring the database during the System Center 2012 Operations Manager installation, next to the database name field, you may receive a Red Circle with an X inside and no tooltip provided with further information about the error if you hover over it.
This issue occurs when the database name provided is greater than 128 characters. To resolve the issue, shorten the database name to less than 128 characters.
Red X, Red Circle, Database Name, DB Name, Configure Database
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Article ID: 2704143 - Last Review: 07/09/2012 22:03:00 - Revision: 2.0

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