I´m trying to install Sharepoint Server 2016 in Windows Server 2016, but the error I show in the image is happening. Does anybody know why?enter image description here

  • in english will be easier for everybody – Ahmed Bouchaala Mar 7 '19 at 10:19
  • Firstly, please, could you try to rewrite the title making a question instead? Regarding the issue, did you try to install the web server role by yourself? Try it and see if you have the same issue. If you install it successfully, try to install again SharePoint 2016. – jaloplo Mar 7 '19 at 10:20
  • Yes, I´ve done it, but it doesn´t work – Jacobo Rodríguez Mar 7 '19 at 10:27

This is known problem. Win Server 2016 is missing some features. You need to ensure they are available.

Run This

 Import-Module ServerManager

Add-WindowsFeature Net-Framework-Features,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Net-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Security,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-Mgmt-Console,Web-Mgmt-Compat,Web-Metabase,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-NET-Environment,WAS-Config-APIs,Web-Lgcy-Scripting,Windows-Identity-Foundation,Server-Media-Foundation,Xps-Viewer –Source D:\sources\sxs

remember to change this part "–Source D:\sources\sxs" to the drive you have win2016 installation DVD or folder where you extracted sxs from DVD.

More info https://absolute-sharepoint.com/2017/08/the-tool-was-unable-to-install-web-server-iis-role-sharepoint-2016-on-windows-server-2016.html

I am not sure does it apply to 2016 but on 2012 R2 I faced as well this issue: I was unable to install .net 3.5 due to certain security updates. After removing those I was able to install.

wusa /uninstall /kb:2966828 /quiet /norestart Get-WinEvent -MaxEvents 3 -LogName Setup | Select -Expand Message

wusa /uninstall /kb:2966827 /quiet /norestart Get-WinEvent -MaxEvents 3 -LogName Setup | Select -Expand Message

Remember to re-install those after you complete the installation of SP.

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  • thank you , but I can´t find the source\sxs on my computer – Jacobo Rodríguez Mar 7 '19 at 16:18
  • I am using windows server 2016 in a virtual machine – Jacobo Rodríguez Mar 7 '19 at 16:32
  • It is on install DVD of the Windows Server. You need to mount it to your vm. – Marek Sarad Mar 8 '19 at 7:59
  • OK,I´ve done it, but it has returned an Error:0x80073701 – Jacobo Rodríguez Mar 11 '19 at 15:17
  • You need to run it one by one to determine on which feature it fails. ie 'Add-WindowsFeature Net-Framework-Features Web-Server –Source D:\sources\sxs' or Run Get-WindowsFeature to see which one is missing. Then run the command against that specific feature. I expanded my answer with another case (but this one i faced for WS 2012 R2) – Marek Sarad Mar 11 '19 at 15:48

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