Thursday, July 13, 2006

Installing MOSS - Just some random notes

Just jotting down some random notes on installing a standalone version of MOSS 2007 Beta2 on a Windows 2003 Server.

1. Error Message: This product requires ASP.Net web server extensions to be enabled in Internet Information Services (IIS). Enable this setting and re-run setup.

Solution that worked:
a. Ensure that ASP.NET 2.0 has been installed. (Check list of programs in Add/Remove programs)
b. In IIS, choose Web Server Extensions and ensure that ASP.NET 2.0 is allowed (by default, it is prohibited).

2. Error Message: Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException was thrown. Additional exception information: The language is not supported on the server.

Solution that worked: Matthew Cosier has hit the nail on the head with this one:


At 5:46 PM, Anonymous Stefan Goßner [MSFT] said...

I also ran into this issue and blogged about it just 2 days ago:



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