SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites Installation Error on Windows Server 2012 R2

After I have been installed Windows Server 2012 R2, I tried to install SharePoint Server 2013, by running first SharePoint 2013 preparation tool to install its prerequisites. but unfortunately, the Preparation tool reported the following error:

There was an error during installation. the tool was unable to install Application Server Role,Web Server (IIS) Role.

there was an error during installation in sharepoint 2013 Prerequests

Cause:

This problem might occur because of

  • You have Internet Connection but you are trying to install SharePoint Server 2013 without Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2010 R2.
  • You have SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 but you are trying to install Prerequisites via Preparation Tool without using Internet Connection.

Solution:

  • You have Internet Connection but you are trying to install SharePoint Server 2013 without Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2010 R2.
    •  Microsoft does not support SharePoint Server 2013 without Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2012 R2.So that
      • Try to install SharePoint 2013 With SP1 on Windows Server 2012 R2.
      • Or try to install prerequisites Offline by following the instruction mentuioned in this link.
  • You have SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 but you are trying to install Prerequisites via Preparation Tool without using Internet Connection.
    • If you tried to install SharePoint prerequisites via preparation tool you will need to use Internet Connection. thence you should make sure that the current machine provided with Internet Connection.
    • If you does not have Internet Connection you can install prerequisites Offline by following the instruction mentuioned in this link.

Enjoy 🙂

See also Windows Server AppFabric is not correctly configured During installing SharePoint Server 2013

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