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 theĀ 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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