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"Binding Ports" error message when you try to rerun Psconfig.exe to install FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

SYMPTOMS
When you try to install Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint by using the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard (the Psconfig.exe command-line tool), the installation process is not completed successfully. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Binding Ports
When you view the installation log, you find an entry that resembles the following:
date / time Error Utility.WriteException - Exception -  : Exception - System.Exception: An error has occurred while binding ports using command: netsh.exe http add urlacl url=http://+:13271/ user=user_name --->
Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.Common.Utility.ExecutorException: Command returned non-zero!  
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.Common.Utility.Executor.CheckReturnCode(Int32 returnCode)  
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.Common.Utility.Executor.ExecuteCommand(String command, String arguments, String workingDirectory, Int32 timeout, ILogWriter logWriter)  
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.Common.Utility.Executor.ExecuteCommand(String command, Int32 timeout, ILogWriter logWriter)  
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.CentralAdmin.ServiceConfigurations.ServiceConfiguration.BindPort(String url, String user, ILogWriter logWriter)
CAUSE
This issue may occur when you try to rerun the installation process by using the Psconfig.exe command-line tool after an initial installation of FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint was not completed successfully.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. On the FAST node, create the following command, and then save this document as "Cleanup_FAST_default_ports.cmd."


  2. Log on as a FAST user to the server that is running FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint.
  3. Start Windows PowerShell as an elevated user. To do this, right-click Windows PowerShell, and then click Run as administrator.
  4. Run the Cleanup_FAST_default_ports.cmd file that you created in step 1.
  5. Run the post-setup configuration wizard.
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Article ID: 981491 - Last Review: 09/22/2011 00:55:00 - Revision: 5.0

  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
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