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Article ID: 2834776 - Last Review: April 10, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

Symptoms

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

Cause

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.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, use the 64-bit version of SQL Server.
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Applies to
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Service Pack 1
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