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1809617 - BI 4.0 - SQL Server 2008 Express does not install


  • Server Intelligence Agent (SIA) is unavailable after default install in the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)
  • Central Management Server (CMS): "Server not found or server may be down (FWM 01003)"
  • Logon from CCM: "Unable to log on: Could not connect to server SERVERNAME. Please check that the server name is correct and that the server is running."
  • SQL Server 2008 Express Edition fails to install on the server.  "SQL Server (64-bit)" service is missing in the Windows Services.msc console
  • Checking the install logs of BI 4.0, the following error can be found
13:54:09.361 The following error occurred:
The specified sa password does not meet strong password requirements. For more information about strong password requirements, see "Database Engine Configuration - Account Provisioning" in Setup Help or in SQL Server 2008 Books Online.
Error result: -2068578304
Result facility code: 1204
Result error code: 0
Please review the summary.txt log for further details
13:54:10.017 Microsoft (R) SQL Server 2008 Setup 10.00.1600.22
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  • SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 (BI 4.0)



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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