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When I try to create a new WorkPoint site collection i get an error

The source was not found, but some or all event logs could not be searched. To create the source, you need permission to read all event logs to make sure that the new source name is unique. Inaccessible logs: Security.

 

Problem:

During installation of WorkPoint relevant event log keys are not created.

Solution:

1. Add the farm account to the Local Administrators group on all SharePoint servers

2. Restart the SharePoint Timer Service on all SharePoint servers

3. Re-enable the WorkPoint connfiguration feature: Enable-SPFeature VestConsult.SharePoint.WorkPoint.Configuration -Force

4. Check that the WorkPoint Create Event Sources job was completed on all SharePoint servers: Go to Central Administration - Monitoring -> Job History and look for the job:

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