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Installing SharePoint Portal in Service Manager fails with "An error occurred while executing a custom action"


You get the following error message when trying to install SharePoint Portal in System Center 2012 Service Manager:

Configure portal SharePoint Web site
An error occurred while executing a custom action:_CreateSharePointWebSite
This upgrade attempt has failed before permanent modifications were made

This can occur if the SQL database being used is the 32-bit edition. SharePoint 2010 Foundation server requires a 64-bit version of SQL Server.
To resolve this issue, use the 64-bit version of SQL Server.
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Article ID: 2834776 - Last Review: 04/10/2013 20:54:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager, Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Service Pack 1

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