Installation failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance with error 1706

Article:TECH49756  |  Created: 2006-01-24  |  Updated: 2014-04-10  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH49756
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Technical Solution

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Subject

Issue



Installation of SQL Express 2005 that Backup Exec is dependent upon fails with the following error:

 


Error



The following error message will appear in bkupinst.log:
 
ERROR: Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance with error 1706.

 
11-24-2006,12:45:25 : Please review C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Summary.txt for more details.
 
11-24-2006,12:45:25 : Failed to install third party products.
 
The C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Summary.txt will give the error:
 
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Machine         : servername
 
Product         : SQL Native Client
 
Error           : An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Server Native Client cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'sqlncli.msi'.
 
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Machine         : servername
 
Product         : Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
 
Product Version : 9.00.2047.00
 
Install         : Failed
 
Log File        : C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0003_MADDOCKSBS2K_SQLNCLI_1.log
 
Last Action     : InstallFinalize
 
Error String    : An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Server Native Client cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'sqlncli.msi'.
 
Error Number    : 1706
 
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This error message may also appear:
 
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Machine         : servername
 
Product         : SQL VSS Writer
 
Error           : An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'sqlwriter.msi'.
 
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Machine         : servername
 
Product         : Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer
 
Product Version : 9.00.2047.00
 
Install         : Failed
 
Log File        : C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0003_MADDOCKSBS2K_SqlWriter_1.log
 
Last Action     : InstallFinalize
 
Error String    : An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'sqlwriter.msi'.
 
Error Number    : 1706
 
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 When installing SQL Express 2005 separately, it will sometimes result with an error:
 
  
 
As per Microsoft Article No : 910229: 2.11 Existing SQL Native Client Installation May Cause Setup to Fail, Backup Exec setup might fail and roll back with the following error message:
 

 
An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Native Client cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'Sqlncli.msi'. 
 
 

Cause



While installing Backup Exec, the installation of SQL Express 2005 may fail with the error "Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance with error 1706." if Backup Exec is installed on a server that has an existing MSDE or SQL instance already present.

 


Solution



 


 
1. Uninstall the SQL Native Client by using Add or Remove Programs.
 
2. On a cluster, uninstall the SQL Native Client from all nodes. Then, run SQL Server Setup again.
 
3. The same thing has to be done with the MS SQL VSS writer. Uninstall the existing one from Add/Remove programs, and then run SQL server setup again.

Supplemental Materials

SourceError Code
Value1706
Description

Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance




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286092


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