Category Archives: SharePoint

Install SharePoint 2013 w/SP-1 on Sever 2012 R2

Here is a quick 2 step process. First you need to get the required roles and features installed and properly configured. This simple PowerShell script does the job very nicely. Download the code and edit the drive location before you … Continue reading

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Download SharePoint 2013 Prerequisite Files

Installing SharePoint 2013 with no internet access is a challenge. You’ll first need to download the “Prerequisite” files below… Windows Identity Extensions: http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/1/D/01D06854-CA0C-46F1-ADBA-EBF86010DCC6/r2/MicrosoftIdentityExtensions-64.msi SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Native Client: http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/1/3/9138773A-505D-43E2-AC08-9A77E1E0490B/1033/x64/sqlncli.msi Microsoft Information Protection and Control Client (MSIPC): http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/1/D/91DA8796-BE1D-46AF-8489-663AB7811517/setup_msipc_x64.msi Microsoft … Continue reading

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ERROR: Windows Platform FIPS

When I was installing SharePoint on some heavily STIG’d servers for a customer, I got the following error… Failed to create the configuration database. An exception of type System.InvalidOperationException was thrown. Additional exception information: This implementation is not part of … Continue reading

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Install SharePoint Prerequsites From a File Share

This video is part 1 of 2. Here we show how to use a clever PowerShell script to download the SharePoint installation prerequisites to a file share. You will need to download the script file from CodePlex at the link … Continue reading

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Use PowerShell to Remove Search Service

Here we show how the admin can remove a SharePoint Search Service Application from their installation. This 4 minute video jumps right to the point with an actual “start to finish” example. Here is the notepad text from the video… … Continue reading

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