ADFS Configuration Failing

Maranya, Damon 316 Reputation points

The Active Directory Federation Services Wizard is failing the configuration process with the following errors.

"An error occurred while trying to configure this machine."

"The parameter is incorrect."

In the System event log, the first event related to federation services is the initial service installation of the ADFS services on August 10th. Which is the day that we initially installed them. There are no subsequent logs relating to ADFS in the System Log.

There are no events relating to ADFS in the Setup, Security or Application logs.

There are no events present in Applications and Service Logs>ADFS>Admin.

Does anyone have any idea where I might be able to get more details about what is causing the configuration wizard to fail?

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  1. Givary-MSFT 27,336 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Maranya, Damon Thank you for reaching out to us, could you provide more details regarding this issue OS details, screenshot of the issue.

    Also if you can refer to this which has the pre-reqs for ADFS deployment.

    If required we can connect offline and troubleshoot further on this, send an email to '' with Sub - Attn: Givary and following details in the email body:

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