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wsus installation error

wsus installation error

wsus installation error

   im trying to install wsus but get an error. i have read the log file and it gives me this message. i dnt understand why sql wud faila nd how to go about it.

im going to delete SUSDB.mdf and try again


***** 2009-03-23 09:19:19  06:19:19   Executing External Command: e:\Program Files\Update Services\\tools\osql\osql.exe -S  JORDAHSRV  -E  -b -n -i "e:\Program Files\Update Services\Database\CreateDatabase.sql" *****
Msg 1802, Level 16, State 4, Server JORDAHSRV, Line 2
CREATE DATABASE failed. Some file names listed could not be created. Check
related errors.
Msg 5170, Level 16, State 1, Server JORDAHSRV, Line 2
Cannot create file 'E:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL
Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\DATA\SUSDB.mdf' because it already exists. Change the
file path or the file name, and retry the operation.

RE: wsus installation error

well, deleting it didn't work. here is what the log file had to say. any ideas?


2009-03-23 09:27:41  Error     MWUSSetup          InstallWsus: MWUS Installation Failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2009-03-23 09:27:41  Error     MWUSSetup          CInstallDriver::PerformSetup: WSUS installation failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2009-03-23 09:27:41  Error     MWUSSetup          CSetupDriver::LaunchSetup: Setup failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)
2009-03-23 09:28:08  Error     MWUSSetup          DoInstall: Wsus setup failed (Error 0x80070643: Fatal error during installation.)

RE: wsus installation error

i solved this by simply deleting this file SUSDB.mdf and SUSDB_log.LDF and reinstalling. i'll thank myself now

RE: wsus installation error

In the past I normally let it use the internal database rather than a dedicated SQL one.


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