SharePoint Foundation 2013 Install–Episode 1

With new version of Office available this also means a new version of SharePoint and SharePoint Foundation. Given that everyone is probably banging on about everything else I thought I’d start taking a look at SharePoint Foundation 2013.


My first attempt was to try and install it on a stand alone server box (i.e. workgroup) using the default options, which I have always done with previous versions.


Am am able to install SharePoint and then commence the configurations wizard but I get this nasty message:




It kinda says “in a workgroup environment is not supported”.


Interesting, seems like you need to have the server as part of a domain to actually install now. That’s different.


I’m sure I can do it on a stand alone server via PowerShell but the first thing to note. No more default install onto a stand alone server.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s