Troubleshooting: Azure Storage Emulator failing to Install
Windows Azure Storage Emulator failing with error –
Sql instance not found.
CAQuietExec: Windows Azure Storage Emulator 184.108.40.206 command line tool CAQuietExec: Error: No available SQL Instance was found. CAQuietExec: Error 0xfffffff6: Command line returned an error. CAQuietExec: Error 0xfffffff6: CAQuietExec Failed CustomAction RunInitialize returned actual error code 1603 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)
There is a potential issue with
sqllocaldb during the install, and a potential workaround would be to recreate it.
The following command will delete problematic files,
Warning: before running any command make sure that you are not using or storing any historical data at the location. The data will be lost.
sqllocaldb stop v11.0 sqllocaldb delete v11.0 del %UserProfile%\WAStorageEmulatorDb30*.* sqllocaldb create v11.0
Note: Windows 8 should be
username - or you can always hardcode your profile directory.
- Uninstall previous versions of Azure SDK.
Run following – verify the correct instance.
Delete WAStorageEmulatorDb files manually from the correct instance.
Run following commands.
sqllocaldb stop v11.0 sqllocaldb delete v11.0 sqllocaldb create v11.0
sqllocaldb info – verify the instance
Re-install Azure SDK 2.5 via Web Platform Installer
c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\Storage Emulator\WAStorageEmulator.exe init c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\Storage Emulator\WAStorageEmulator.exe start
Hope you have running Azure Storage Emulator.
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