VMware vCenter 6.0 installation error

cbinayak
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While trying to install VMware vCenter server 6.0 on Windows 2012 server we are getting following error and the installation is rolling back. We have SQL 2012 Enterprise edition running on a separate server and created 64 Bit DSN in the vCenter server.

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vCenter 6.0 Installation Error
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
Can you upload the installation logs, so we can see what the error is.

Also is the DSN created correctly, with correct permissions.

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Commented:
Attached is the installation log for your review.

I think DSN is created properly as I am able to connect to the SQL server database successfully.
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You may want to check your database as per documentation, this is what the error logs state


The user associated with the DSN has insufficient privileges. Please provide sufficient privileges for the user by granting the user the following permissions:


Can I also ask, that your Microsoft SQL Server user password used in the DSN does not contain the following:

- (dash)
? (question mark)
_ (underscore)
( (left parentheses)
= (equal sign)
! (exclamation mark)
, (comma)

see also here

Installing or Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.0 fails with the error: Unable to get port number for mssql provider (2125492)

can we also get this log

dbconfig_firstboot.py_xxxx_stderr.log (located at: %programdata%\VMware\vCenterServer\logs\firstboot

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sorry for late response. The media was corrupted and that's why we were getting this error.

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Commented:
sorry for late response. The media was corrupted and that's why we were getting this error.

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