Unity install locks up at Saving configuration stage -won't respond. I have attempted install 3 times with same result at same place. Netshield was disabled during install. Any ideas what kight cause this?
Also, not sure if this is related but the image CDs would never complete either. They would hang up in random spots. I finally built the box up from the W2000 OS CD and everything seemed to work fine. Exchange SQL and all patches installed OK.
Do you see anything unusual in the application event log of the Unity server or Exchange 5.5 server at the time the install appears to fail? Something else I would check would be Task Manager on the Unity server, for example - What processes are running? Is the CPU idle primarily or 100% CPU? And if so, what process has most of the CPU? You may have already checked these areas, but knowing what else is happening will better assist in your diagnosis, whether it be from this forum or through TAC. Also, are you installing native 3.1(5) or upgrading from say 3.1(2) using the CD images?
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.