Contributing Engineer: VMSetupConfigurationError (257)


Here’s another find by Mike Briggs. Thanks for the contribution Mike! mbriggs@microsoft.com


 


Issue


The following error message may be displayed during installation of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008.


 


Error Messages


*** Carmine error was: VMSetupConfigurationError (257); WindowsAPI


ID: 257. Details: No mapping between account names and security IDs was done


 


>>> Excerpt from ServerSetup.log <<<


The ServerSetup.log can be obtained from the following directory:


C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMMLogs


 


[12/9/2008 11:27:42 AM] * Exception :  => An error has occurred while trying to configure Virtual Machine Manager.Uninstall Virtual Machine Manager from Add or Remove Programs and then run Setup again.Microsoft.VirtualManager.Setup.Exceptions.BackEndErrorException: An error has occurred while trying to configure Virtual Machine Manager.


 


Uninstall Virtual Machine Manager from Add or Remove Programs and then run Setup again.


 


*** Carmine error was: VMSetupConfigurationError (257); WindowsAPI


ID: 257. Details: No mapping between account names and security IDs was done


 


Resolution


Test the installation after each step. 


 


Re-register the SQL SPN (setspn -r %computername%)


Uninstall SQL instance and VMM


Remove from domain and rejoin.


 




 


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