Bill Baer

Senior Product Marketing Manager (SharePoint), Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint, Microsoft Corporation

SharePoint 2013 Support for Windows Server 2012 R2

SharePoint 2013 Support for Windows Server 2012 R2

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Summary

Currently, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 is not supported for installation on computers running the Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system.   Installing SharePoint Server 2013 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2012 R2 could lead to unexpected behavior, therefore, Microsoft does not support SharePoint Server 2013 in Windows Server 2012 R2.

SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 and SharePoint Foundation 2013 with Service Pack 1 will offer support for Windows Server 2012 R2. The release date for Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013 is to be determined. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

More Information

Issue # 1

Running the Prerequisite Installer results in error:

Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role:
configuration error

Error Details

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Created thread for installer

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"C:\Windows\system32\ServerManagerCmd.exe" -inputpath
"C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp\PreAC72.tmp.XML"

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Error: Unable to install (2)

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Error: [In HRESULT format] (-2147024894)

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Last return code (2)

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Reading the following DWORD value/name...

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Flags

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from the following registry location...

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SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\UpdateExeVolatile

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Reading the following string value/name...

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PendingFileRenameOperations

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from the following registry location...

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SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager

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Reading the following registry location...

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SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto
Update\RebootRequired

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Error: The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS)
Role.

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Last return code (2)

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Options for further diagnostics: 1. Look up the return code value 2. Download
the prerequisite manually and verify size downloaded by the prerequisite
installer. 3. Install the prerequisite manually from the given location without
any command line options.

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Cannot retry

Applies To

Applies to SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Comments
  • Thanks man. Spent an eternity breaking my head on installing it on Server 2013 R2... Dammit!

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