Yesterday when running the Post setup configuration executable (psconfig.exe) I encountered the following happy-happy joy-joy moments. I hadn’t created the Service Connection Point and the psconfig was failing, the log was telling me that I needed the connection point
01/23/2016 20:32:21 16 WRN Unable to create a Service Connection Point in the current Active Directory domain. Verify that the SharePoint container exists in the current domain and that you have rights to write to it.
Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The object LDAP://CN=Microsoft SharePoint Products,CN=System,DC=Tailspintoys,DC=com doesn't exist in the directory.
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPServiceConnectionPoint.Ensure(String serviceBindingInformation)