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How to resolve Shared Services Provider creation failure?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 09, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I would like to ask for support regarding this problem: SSP provisioning will be retried periodically. If you correct the error that caused this failure, provisioning will subsequently succeed. To stop provisioning from being retired, delete the SSP. I'm creating a New SSP & everytime I create, I received that message. I tried to reset the IIS already, restart the machine, but still I received that error after I create a new SSP. Wait for soonest advise!

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Hoping someone can shed some lights on this issue -

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