How to install SharePoint 2013

1. Go the directory where do you have your installation files. find out the Prerequisite.exe file and run as Run as Administrator

2. You will be prompted with User Account Control, click on Yes Button to continue

3. In the following Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool screen, you will be able to see the complete list of the prerequisites  products for installation. Click on Next button to continue

4. On the License Terms for software products screen, read the license terms carefully and check the CheckBox that state the accept the license terms and Click on Next button to continue

5. In the following screen, the Prerequisite Installer will enable  the Application Server Role on your server. And you will be asked to restart the Server. Click on Finish button to continue

6. Once, you restarted the Server. The Prerequisite Installer will be automatically resumed and continue the installation process.

7. You prerequisite Installer will configure below mentioned components on your Server.

  • Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role
  • Windows Identity Foundation (Windows6.1-KB974405-x64.msu)
  • Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v 1.0 SP1 (Synchronization.msi)
  • Windows Server App Fabric (WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64.exe)
  • Microsoft Identity Extensions (MicrosoftIdentityExtensions-64.msi)
  • Microsoft Information Protection and Control Client
  • Microsoft WCF Data Services 5.0 (WcfDataServices.exe)
  • Cumulative Update Package1 for Microsoft App Fabric 1.1 for Windows Server (AppFabric1.1-RTM-KB2671763-x64-ENU.exe)

8. In the following screen, you will be asked to restart the Server once all the components that are mentioned in step 6 configured and installed. Click on Finish button to close the screen

Here, you have done with installation of the prerequisite for SharePoint 2013.

Offline Installation of SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites

If your Prerequisites Installation failed during the first attempt and encountered with error depicted in below screenshot

I would just you to download PowerShell scripts from below mentioned URL…

Below are the three PowerShell script those allow you to download and install prerequisites Offline.

  1. Install-SP2013RolesFeatures.ps1
  2. Download-SP2013PreReqFiles.ps1
  3. Install-SP2013PreReqFiles.ps1

First Script, you can use to configure Roles and Features on Windows Server 2012 R2

Now, you have to restart your Server. Once, the Server reboot. Kindly check and install Windows Updates on the Server and restart again.

Second Script, you can run to download all the required Prerequisite product tools. Also, You can download Perquisite tools manually using below mentioned URLs

Once, you downloaded all the Prerequisite tools. You can install all the tools directly on the Server.

Note: You might face issues with configure App Fabric Prerequisite for SharePoint. Thus, you can run below mentioned script to install and configure App Fabric

$file = “c:\WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64.exe” & $file /i CacheClient”,”CachingService”,”CacheAdmin /gac

After this, you can install AppFabric1.1-RTM-KB2671763-x64-ENU tool on the Server.