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FAST Search Installation Problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I tried the post install step for Fast Search on a Windows 2008 server without domain names (I used local user names only, due to constraints of our sandbox machine on our production network). The post-install step failed. In the installer log file I see: 1/4/2010 2:13:18 PM Verbose InstallAction - Creating IPSec configuration... 1/4/2010 2:13:22 PM Error Utility.WriteException - Exception -  : Exception - System.ArgumentException: A problem occurred when retrieving information on machine: watsdevsp2010. Make sure the machinename is spelled correctly and that the machine is available ---> Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.Extended.Installer.Mahasen.Common.IPSec.IPSecException: Exception occurred while looking up SID for machine: "watsdevsp2010". LDAP filter: "(&(objectCategory=computer)(objectClass=computer)(cn=watsdevsp2010))". Path: "LDAP://DC=watsdevsp2010". ---> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8007054B): The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. where it fails an IPSec configuration step. I tried commenting out C:\FastSearch\installer\scripts\psconfig.ps1 file where the steps are for "Creating IPSec configuration", but apparently this file is dynamically created and overwrites my commenting out of this step. Has anyone successfully installed FAST search in a local account only scenar

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