SQL Server 2008 Add node setup hangs for hours at “Install SQL_DTS_VSTAConfiguration_install_Cpu64: RollbackCleanup: Removing backup files”

We recently encountered a situation while trying to ‘Add a node’ to the SQL 2008 Cluster The installation hung for hours at Install SQL_DTS_VSTAConfiguration_install_Cpu64: RollbackCleanup: Removing backup files It may also hang at Install_VS_Shell_Cpu32_Action: RollbackCleanup: Removing backup files We do not see any error messages from the SQL setup, however the setup just hangs and…

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