KB: The System Center Cloud Services Process Pack installer may fail

KB53333333When you run the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack installer, the installer may fail. When this occurs, the following exception is logged in the SCCloudServicesSetupWizard.log file:

05:01:12:***ERROR*** Unexpected Error: Setup is terminating because of unexpected error. Please go through ‘SCCloudServicesSetupWizard.log’ for more details
05:01:12:Error:Uncaught Exception, Exception Type: System.InvalidOperationException, Exception Message: Invalid attempt to call MetaData when reader is closed.
05:01:12:StackTrace: at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.get_MetaData()
at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.GetOrdinal(String name)
at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.get_Item(String name)
at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.ConfigureSCOSettingsPage.GetUniqueFolderName(String folderName)
at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.ConfigureSCOSettingsPage.LayoutControls()
at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.ConfigureSCOSettingsPage.EnterPage()
at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.PageNavigation.WaitEnterSet(Page page)
at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.WpfFormsHostPage.nextButton_Click(Object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
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at Microsoft.SystemCenter.Essentials.SetupFramework.Program.Main()

For details on why this might occur and how to resolve it please see the following:

KB2881103 – The System Center Cloud Services Process Pack installer may fail (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2881103)

J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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