Windows Server 2008 R2 Thread, Windows Internal Database in Technical; Hello all,
I'm trying to install WSUS on 2008 R2, however it appears to fail when trying to install the ...
1st October 2011, 10:07 PM #1
Windows Internal Database
I'm trying to install WSUS on 2008 R2, however it appears to fail when trying to install the Windows Internal Database.
Here's the info I'm given:
The problem I believe is on the 5th line from the bottom:
2011-10-01 20:39:54 Success MWUSSetup Detected that setup was launched through Server Manager
2011-10-01 20:39:55 Success MWUSSetup Validating pre-requisites...
2011-10-01 20:39:55 Error MWUSSetup Failed to determine if an higher version of WSUS is installed. Assuming it is not... (Error 0x80070002: The system cannot find the file specified.)
2011-10-01 20:39:55 Error MWUSSetup WSUS is outdated. But this will not block setup (Error 0x00000000: The operation completed successfully.)
2011-10-01 20:40:04 Success MWUSSetup Initializing installation details
2011-10-01 20:40:04 Success MWUSSetup Skipping Asp.Net install since not running on win2k3...
2011-10-01 20:40:04 Success MWUSSetup Installing wYukon using ocsetup
2011-10-01 20:40:04 Success MWUSSetup Installing Windows Internal database using ocsetup with command line as "ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart"
2011-10-01 20:40:17 Error MWUSSetup The process ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart returned error: 0x643 (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2011-10-01 20:40:17 Error MWUSSetup ExecCmd failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2011-10-01 20:40:17 Error MWUSSetup Install Windows Internal database: Failed to execute "ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart" (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2011-10-01 20:40:17 Error MWUSSetup CInstallDriver::PerformSetup: Installation of wYukon failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2011-10-01 20:40:17 Error MWUSSetup CSetupDriver::LaunchSetup: Setup failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
Any ideas how to fix this? Many thanks.
The process ocsetup "WSSEE" /quiet /norestart returned error: 0x643 (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2nd October 2011, 08:36 AM #2
Have you tried downloading it rather than adding it as a role i find lea proxy makes add role fail
2nd October 2011, 10:48 AM #3
If I download WSUS 3 SP2 x64 and run it manually, it fails at exactly the same point - just as when I add it from the Server Manager. WSUS is failing because the Windows Internal Database (WID) cannot be installed.
WID is there though, as it's located in: C:\Windows\SysMsiCache\WSSEE however Microsoft don't allow you to add it manually. It's supposed to get installed when it's needed. I suspect it's something registry related, because if I add another component which also needs the WID - such as the Windows System Resource Manager (under Features), this also fails.
2nd October 2011, 10:54 AM #4
Have you tried installing SP1 for 2008 R2 (if it isn't already)?
2nd October 2011, 10:58 AM #5
Yes it's already installed. It was installed already integrated 'as new' during the summer. All my newly installed servers are running 2008 R2 with SP1.
I downloaded it directly from Microsoft and isn't/wasn't a DVD I created.
14th February 2012, 06:45 PM #6
I finally resolved this issue by migrating FSMO roles and other critical domain information, formatted the server, installed as new and migrated everything back.
All is now well and the Windows Internal Database and WSUS works perfectly. I can only assume that there was something corrupt or missing in the registry.
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