SharePoint 2016: Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException was thrown

In this article, I will solve the below SharePoint 2016 Configuration Wizard issue

Failed to create the configuration database.
An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException was thrown. Additional exception information: One or more types failed to load. Please refer to the upgrade log for more details.


Scenario

Unfortunately, I didn’t have an internet connection on the SharePoint Servers to can install the SharePoint 2016 Prerequisites over the internet automatically.

So I went to install the SharePoint 2016 Prerequisites offline that has been installed properly and the SharePoint installation has been started without any complaint.

Once the SharePoint 2016 installation is finished, I tried to run the SharePoint 2016 Configuration wizard to configure the SharePoint 2016 farm. Continue reading SharePoint 2016: Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException was thrown

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Resolve “Missing Site Templates SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Error”

SharePoint is a popular component of Microsoft Office 365. SharePoint offers services like file hosting, collaboration facility, document management, and many more. SharePoint has earned popularity because it can be easily integrated with Outlook Web App, Office 365 Groups, and Yammer.

Resolve “Missing Site Templates SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Error”

However, SharePoint users sometimes face errors that badly hinder its functionality. Some of the common SharePoint errors are missing site template error, missing site definition error, correlation ID error, missing feature error, etc. For this post, “SharePoint missing site templates error” has been chosen for discussion. Readers will learn to fix missing site templates SharePoint 2013 upgrade Error. To begin with, we will know what is SharePoint site template.

What is Site Template in SharePoint?

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Can’t Import SpreadSheet to SharePoint List: The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import

In this blog, I will show How to solve the below import Excel sheet issue in SharePoint

The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import


Scenario

I have an Excel file as shown below,

The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import

I have tried to import this Excel file to SharePoint using Import spreadsheet feature

The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import

But unfortunately, I got this error

The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import

The specified file is not a valid spreadsheet or contains no data to import


Cause

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