SharePoint 2010 : Missing server file or server configuration issues

While upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 we come across many issues and the following is one of them. Note: Before performing an upgrade, ensure that you run the preupgradecheck tool (STSADM.EXE -o preupgradecheck) which would indicate the issues which may encounter while performing an upgrade. Ref: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262231.aspx We may encounter following errors in…

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Exception: The system cannot find the path specified

After installing the updates for SharePoint 2010, PSConfig Wizard was failing on Step 8 of 9. We started off with looking at the Upgrade.log file Note: Upgrade Error.log file contains only error and at times would not provide clarity on the actions which were getting performed. From the Upgrade.log file: [PSCONFIG] [SPWebApplicationSequence] [DEBUG] [3/24/2011 8:41:41…

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Psconfig Wizard Fails : Bad Data. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090005)

While adding a new server to the farm, PSConfig Wizard fails on step 3 with following error An exception of type System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException was thrown. Additional exception information: Bad Data. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090005) Error from the PSCDiagnostics log: 03/16/2011 11:01:39 11 ERR Task configdb has failed 03/16/2010 11:01:39 11 INF friendlyMessage for task configdb is…

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SharePoint 2010 : Exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPUpdatedConcurrencyException

After applying a cumulative update\ service pack on SharePoint Servers when we run psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b –wait -force it fails on step 3 with the error message "Exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPUpdatedConcurrencyException: An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action. The object SPUpgradeSession Name=Upgrade-20110604-023550-824 was updated by Topgear\administrator, in the PSCONFIG (4272) process,…

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