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.