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Contributing Engineer: VMSetupConfigurationError (257)

Contributing Engineer: VMSetupConfigurationError (257)

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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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