KB: Configuring Database fails and presents a Red X when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager

imageHere’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one discusses a database issue you may run into when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager.



When configuring the database during the System Center 2012 Operations Manager installation, next to the database name field, you may receive a Red Circle with an X inside and no tooltip provided with further information about the error if you hover over it.

More Information

This issue occurs when the database name provided is greater than 128 characters. To resolve the issue, shorten the database name to less than 128 characters.


For the most current version of this article please see the following:

2704143 – Configuring Database fails and presents a Red X when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager

J.C. Hornbeck | System Center & Security Knowledge Engineer

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