Article ID: 128995, created on Jun 22, 2016, last review on Jun 22, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation

Symptoms

Office 365 application endpoint upgrade fails with the following error:

Trying to detect SQL Server connection string from existing configuration...
Failed to detect the SQL Server connection.
Please, specify database connection parameters explicitly

Cause

This Upgrade instructions step was skipped:

Unblock the content of the O365-Web.zip file. To do this, right-click the file in Windows Explorer, click Properties, click Unblock, click OK.

Resolution

Unblock folder content, check directory permissions and navigate to the deployment folder, right-click the Deployment.dll file, select Properties context menu item and click Unblock.

Search Words

Office365 upgrade fails:

Office365 upgrade fails: Trying to detect SQL Server connection string from existing configuration...

Trying to detect SQL Server connection string from existing configuration...

Failed to detect the SQL Server connection.

Office365 endpoint upgrade fails: Please, specify database connection parameters explicitly

Please, specify database connection parameters explicitly

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