Unable to Create the embedded or the SQL Server database during Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) installation on Windows Server 2008, hanging on "initializing".
None, it remains on "initializing" until the process is killed.
Problems with permission on the SEPM server (not the SQL one).
Typically UAC is activated on the SEPM server.
- Disable UAC and restart server
- Select the "Management Server Configuration Wizard" in the start menu, right click and choose Run as Administrator.
Database creation should then be allowed to complete.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on Windows Server 2008.