Last modified at 3/16/2014 12:10 PM by Koen Zomers


When trying to enable the enterprise features on your SharePoint 2010 Server farm, you might run into the following error:

An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features. Refer to the event logs on your server machines for more details.

The Event Viewer will report the following two errors:

The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.Administration.SkuUpgradeJob (ID <some guid>) threw an exception. More information is included below.

Post setup configuration failed when attempting post setup configuration task -cmd services -install -cmd installfeatures


You do not have the appropriate permissions to use the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard.  This application requires Administrator privileges.

The actual upgrade process is done by the SharePoint 2010 Timer service, so make sure the account under which this service is running has administrative priviledges to complete this task.

After assigning the proper permissions, try the action again and it should succeed (it may take a while for the processing screen to disappear again).