The "Timeout Expired" error is returned on Netwrix Auditor Agent for SharePoint deployment

Timeout Expired erorr Netwrix Auditor Agent SharePoint installation
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Symptoms The "Timeout Expired" error appears during the Netwrix Auditor Agent for SharePoint installation.
Cause The agent failed to be deployed due to one of the following reasons:  
  • One or several servers are unreachable
  • The SharePoint Administration (SPAdminV4) service is not started on any of the servers
  • The servers within the farm are located in different time zones
  • Your SharePoint farm exceeds the recommended capacity limits. Refer to Microsoft article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787 for more information. In this case the Netwrix Auditor Agent for SharePoint requires more time for deployment. 
Resolution Try the following solutions:
  • Make sure that the servers within your SharePoint farm are available
  • Start the SharePoint Administration (SPAdminV4) service on all servers within your SharePoint farm. Perform the following steps on each computer:
    1. Navigate to Control Panel --> System and Security --> Administrative Tools --> Services.
    2. Locate the SharePoint Administration service (SPAdminV4), right-click it and select Properties
    3. Set Startup type to "Automatic" and click Apply.
    4. Click Start.
  • Modify the time zones. All servers should be located in the same time zone. Refer to Microsoft article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2655727 for more information.
  • Install the agent by executing the following command on the computer where SharePoint Central Administration is installed : msiexec /i SpaPackage_<Build_Number>.msi JOBWAITINGTIMEOUT=1200
If automatic agent deployment failed as a result of this error, try increasing the default DeployTimeout value.
  • Netwrix Auditor 6.0 and 6.5:
  1. Navigate to %ProgramData%\Netwrix\Netwrix Auditor for SharePoint\Configuration\<Managed_Object_Name>\commonsettings.config
  2. Set DeployTimeout to "12000000000"  (equals 20 min).
  3. Navigate to Control Panel --> System and Security --> Administrative Tools --> Services.
  4. Locate the Netwrix Auditor Service for SharePoint (<Managed_Object_Name>) and restart it. The installation will start automatically.
  • Netwrix Auditor 7.0 and above:
  1. Exit Netwrix Auditor Administrator Console.
  2. Stop the following services:
    • Netwrix Auditor Core Service
    • Netwrix Auditor Configuration Server Service
    • Netwrix Auditor Service for SharePoint (your_SharePoint_Managed_Object_name).
  3. Navigate to %ProgramData%\Netwrix Auditor\AuditCore\ConfigServer\Configuration.xml. Find your audited system in the configuration file:
-<n n="ManagedObjects">
.....
<a n="Name" t="2" v="your_SharePoint_Managed_Object_name"/>

 
<n n="AuditedSystems">
<n n="d75975f9-51cf-5da5-56fd4c29aa72" t="AuditedSystemNodeType">
<n n="Deploy">
....
<a n="Timeout" t="5" v="6000000000"/>
</n>
  1. Locate the <a n="Timeout" t="5" v="6000000000"/> string and set Timeout to "12000000000".
  2. Save the Configuration.xml file and start the services you have stopped on the step 2. To do it, navigate to Start --> Administrative Tools --> Services, locate the service, right-click it and select Start
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