During the Universal installation using a custom SQL Server, Error 1001 DBSetup.exe returned ExitCode: 255 is raised.
The system is missing required SQL connectivity components.
To install the missing components run the full installation CD. Once the installer starts up press the "End" key. This will open the manual installations screen. On this page you will need to install the following components:
- SQL Server CLR Types
- Requires .NET 2.0 (included in .NET 3.5)
- .NET 3.5 installation and may need to be added as a feature in Windows Server 2012 and newer
- Enable .NET Framework 3.5 by using the Add Roles and Features Wizard
- Shared Management Objects
If the custom SQL Server is SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 or above you will need to install the correct version of SQL Server Management Studio or the error Index Was Outside The Bounds Of The Array will be raised. For more information refer to the Index Was Outside The Bounds Of The Array article.