KB: "Failed to find folder" or "Failed to find file" error when you move a Configuration Manager site database

When you do site maintenance to move a Configuration Manager site database to a new standalone instance of Microsoft SQL Server, or to a new SQL Server AlwaysOn availability group, you m ay encounter a problem where the Configuration Manager setup process fails and generates error messages that resemble the following in the ConfigMgrSetup.log file:

Error message 1

INFO: SQL Connection succeeded. Connection: SMS ACCESS, Type: Secure
INFO: SQL Server Native Client: SQLNCLI11 version:<11.0.2100.60>
ERROR: Failed to find folder of SQL Server assembly setup msi.

Error message 2

ERROR: SQL Connection failed. Connection: SMS ACCESS, Type: Secure
ERROR: Failed to get SQL Server connection.
INFO: SQL Server Native Client: SQLNCLI11 version:<11.2.5641.0>
ERROR: Failed to find file: c:\temp\redist\msxml6_x64.msi.

If you encounter this problem, Microsoft has published a new KB article that details the cause as well as steps to work around the issue. Please see the following for more information:

3189594“Failed to find folder” or “Failed to find file” error when you move a ConfigMgr site database (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3189594)


J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset PM
Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Group