Trying to run PSConfig for SharePoint 2013 farm, but it is giving errors


Trying to run PSConfig for SharePoint 2013 farm, but it is giving errors that multiple components are missing on one of the servers in the farm.

Action Performed and Resolution:

  • Checked Central Admin, product and patch status, server PSConfig is showing errors for missing components for SP1 and security updates. Downloaded / Installed  SP1 on both the servers

Result:

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PS C:\Users\SPAdmin> Get-SPProduct -local

ProductName                    Required   Missing              Servers

———–                    ——–   ——-              ——-

Language Pack for SharePoin… True                            {}

Language Pack for SharePoin… True                            {}

Microsoft SharePoint Server… True                            {}

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  • Cleared the SharePoint cache on both the servers and run the below PSConfig command on the app server

PSConfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b  -wait -force

Result:

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PS C:\Users\sp13prod_SPAdmin> PSConfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -force

SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard version 15.0.4569.1503. Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation 2012. All rights reserved.

The upgrade command is invalid or a failure has been encountered.The server farm will not work with missing installs. Add “-cmd installcheck -noinstallcheck” to the command-line to ignore this warning.

The following is missing on SPWB01:

Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Language Pack (KB2880554) 64-Bit Edition

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Language Pack (KB2880554) 64-Bit Edition

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Language Pack (KB2880554) 64-Bit Edition

Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

 

  • After navigating to “Control Panel  >  Programs > View installed updates”, observed that KB3114492 and KB2880554 are missing on web server SPWB01
  • Also, after navigating “Central Admin site > Upgrade and Migration > Check product and patch installation status”, observed that only on SPWB01  server KB3114492 and KB2880554 are missing.

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Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3114492) 64-Bit Edition

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Language Pack (KB2880554) 64-Bit Edition

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  • Downloaded the below KB’s:

KB3114492: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3114492

KB2880554 (English): https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2880554

  • Placed the both the KB’s on the same folder were the OPUTIL.EXE is placed
  • Run the OPUTIL.EXE
  • Cleared the SharePoint cache
  • Tried running the below PSConfig command on the app server

PSConfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b  -wait -force

 

  • Now it is complaining – KB2880554 is missing on both the servers (SPWB01,SPAS01)
  • Rebooted both the servers
  • Run the PSConfig command again
  • Now it is complaining – KB2880554 is missing on server SPWB01 only
  • When cross checked – observed that it is missing for French language pack (KB2880554)
  • Downloaded the KB2880554 for French language : https://www.microsoft.com/fr-FR/download/details.aspx?id=42543
  • Run “serverlpksp2013-kb2880554-fullfile-x64-fr-fr.exe”
  • Run the PSConfig command again on App server

PSConfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b  -wait -force

  • It completed successfully
  • Run the above PSConfig command on WFE server – It completed successfully
  • Accessed the Central Admin site, on the ‘Manage Servers in the farm’ page – we are able to see ‘No action required’ against all the servers.
  • From the ‘Review database status’ page – we are able to see ‘No action required’ against all the databases .
  • From the ‘Check product and patch installation status ‘ page –  we are not seeing Missing/Required patch errors
  • From the ‘Check upgrade status ‘ page – we are able to see all the servers upgraded successfully
  • Accessed one of the SharePoint Application site – confirmed we are able to access it successfully
  • Issue is resolved

 

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