Category Archives: SharePoint 2013

The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role.

Another one of those instances where SharePoint keeps us on our toes. Had to try something in SharePoint 2013 and was setting up a quick new VM environment. After the OS setup, ran the prerequisites and bumped into this error … Continue reading

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Choice overload and a Simple Intranet

  By definition, the title has a reference of contradicting items and don’t seem to belong together. Bear with me for a moment and I’ll connect the dots for you. First let’s talk a little bit about the Choice Overload … Continue reading

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AppFabric Installation Issue

  Recently in one of the projects involving SharePoint 2013, AppFabric and Windows Workflow 4.5 we faced an interesting issue while installing\configuring AppFabric. Every time the installer would run for a while and then error out with the following message: … Continue reading

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Unable to retrieve the Search Application Topology

  I was getting ready for the upcoming webinar on Social Intranet Using SharePoint 2013(details due) today evening and in the process came across this error while configuring the Search Application. The error messages goes like this… “Unable to retrieve … Continue reading

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