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Error installing portal on sbs 2003

Posted on 2003-12-08
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the whole installation is completed just fine, but the portal is giving an error on installation, error 80004005 and won't install, nothing to do with it, we've tried to reinstall 4 times,

Does anyone know about what could be the way to fix or workaround that? an .exe that we can install separatly maybe?

Any help would be appreciated

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could u be more specific about the errors.
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were u trying to install ASP portal.


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in the logs, the error on installation failure is "error 80004005",

getting as well an "error 1000 share point portal services"


the portal simply dosn't want to install..

i have searched on google and technet without luck..

 

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yes it is an ASP portal...

the one that come by default with sbs 2003..

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1. check if dbase/portal.mdb exist.
2. In settings/settings.asp make sure lines 6 - 10 look like this

'THIS SETS UP THE CONNECTION TO THE DATABASE IF YOU USE ODBC DATA SOURCE
'UNCOMMENT THE LINE BELOW. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE SEE http://www.aspportal.net/index.asp?inc=faq
'dnsname= "portal"
dnsname= "Data Source=" & Server.Mappath("dbase/portal.mdb") & ";Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;"
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Tks Shivsa but it's not an ODBC DBase, it's an SQL one..

Any ideas?
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Ok, tks again Shivsa, i'll go read and search in all that and see if the awnser is hidden there..

i'll feed back if i don't find or if it's unsessfull..

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those two ones are not good for sure.. still exploring the first links..

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;830845  (not having any PPT documents either excell ones..)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;309675  (either having IIS lockdown tool installed..)

 


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also if u need some other portal check this.
http://www.aspin.com/func/search?tree=aspin&qry=portal&cat=
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Well, 2 first links were unsuccessfull too..

i've folow the procedure without any results...

i'll keep you update if we bump on the awnser..

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there is another one.
http://www.webavail.com/aleza/
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Thanks but Won't set another one. must be the sbs one, everything is in and integrated...

will give a Buzz to Microsoft today and see if they can help..

Will post the solution if we fix with their help..


 
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