Failed to create the configuration database error in SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how to resolve the error “Failed to create the configuration database” which comes at the time of SharePoint 2013 installation.

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I got the error when I installed the SharePoint Foundation 2013 in Windows Server 2008 R2. I created the virtual box development Environment. See in fig

Failed to create the configuration database error in SharePoint 2013
Failed to create the configuration database error in SharePoint 2013

Error Message:
“Failed to create the configuration database.
An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was thrown. Additional exception information: A failure occurred SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance::Provision() Available memory is ‘122’ MB, needed memory ‘202’ MB.”

Resolution:
Increase the configured memory in the virtual box from your initial memory up to more than 3072 MB. Now SharePoint Foundation 2013 installation successfully.


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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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