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Can't add second server to farm

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Ok I have been trying to add this server for weeks but it just won't go. From the logs it says it can't find the configuration database and when I look through the logs it's referencing an admincontent database that doesn't exist. Every time I try the install the admincontent name is different. I have chosen the option to not host my own central admin though I tried selecting it and it still did this. I am at the end of my rope on this issue. I have installed, uninstalled, command line unjoined from the farm even though it wasn't there. Gone through the registry settings. It shouldn't be this hard to do something this simple. It's a brand new server, never had sharepoint on it before.


 My cached Farm object is null, so will load it
06/23/2010 12:41:46  11  INF                              Calling SPFarm.Local and SPServer.Local to get the local farm objects
06/23/2010 12:41:46  11  INF                              SPFarm.Local returned null.  This usually means that the server is not joined.  But, you can delete a

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