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Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration Error

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I'm currently troubleshooting a SBS 2008 box which has had a few issues, and noticed that when trying to run Sharepoint 3.0 central administration the error is reported within the image given.

It then asks to run the sharepoint configuration wizard  IIS error which states that an IIS web site already exists.

I'm unable to connect to any of the companyweb sites etc.

I'm looking for pointers as to what to try next.
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by:Justin Smith
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What lead to this error?  This usually wouldn't just happen on a functional box.

Have you tried runing the Config Wizard?
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by:foxpc123
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This box has been having issues for a while, I believe and we're engaged in trying to get it sorted.

The image above is from the config wizard.



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by:KoenVosters
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Are you sure you are running the central admin? As in cases the central admin shortcut is "replaced" with a shortcut to the config wizard. As the error you are showing is from the config wizard.
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by:navtej_dhillon
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Can you crosscheck the Central Admin site in IIS.
Is both the application and application pool of Central Admin are in Started mode.

Try restarting both of these inIIS and try browsing the site from IIS itself.


~Amit
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by:foxpc123
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Am unable to browse the site http://localhost:4721/ due to this error in IIS;

The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid

Module CustomErrorModule
Notification SendResponse
Handler Not yet determined
Error Code 0x80070003
Config Error Cannot read configuration file  
Config File \\?\C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\4721\web.config
Requested URL http://localhost:4721/ 
Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\4721
Logon Method Not yet determined
Logon User Not yet determined
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
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Please review this SBS Blog Post to see if it will resolve your problem:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/06/18/companyweb-and-sharepoint-central-admin-not-accessible-after-installing-kb983444.aspx

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