Install SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

This SharePoint 2016 tutorial, we will discuss how to install SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell.

We have discussed previously how we to install SharePoint 2016 using setup files. Need to mount Microsoft share point 2016 DVD to a machine.

Create the Service Accounts needed. We have added the following Service Accounts with permissions to the SQL and SharePoint servers.

Member of the Local Administrators group on SharePoint Server and SQL Server.

(Go to Local Users and Groups -> Administrators group Properties -> Add)

Access to the server that runs SQL Server.

Member of the following SQL Server roles:

  • securityadmin fixed server role
  • dbcreator fixed server role
  • Public fixed server role

Prerequisite tools for Offline Installation:

You need to configure Roles and Features on Windows Server 2012 R2.

We need to double click on .Bat file and it will start running.

Install SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell

Below is the PowerShell script to install the SharePoint Server 2016.

@ECHO OFF

Echo SharePoint 2016 – Pre-requisites installation…
Echo:
Start "SP2016 Prerequisite Installer" /wait /d "" "PrerequisiteInstaller.exe" "/unattended"
Echo -The installer finished with exit Code: %errorlevel%

if %errorlevel% == 0 goto Success
if %errorlevel% == 1 goto ErrIns
if %errorlevel% == 2 goto ErrCom
if %errorlevel% == 1001 goto ErrPen
if %errorlevel% == 3010 goto ErrRes
Echo -There was an error during installation.
Echo -Please check the log file: %TEMP%\prerequisiteinstaller.<date>.<time>.log
Goto End
:Success
Echo -Finished.
Goto End
:ErrIns
Echo -Another instance of this application is already running.
Goto End
:ErrIns
Echo -Invalid command line parameter.
Goto End
:ErrCom
Echo -A pending restart blocks the installation. You need to run the prerequisites installer again.
Goto Restart
:ErrRes
Echo -A restart is needed. You need to run the prerequisites installer again.
Goto Restart
:Restart
Echo -The server is restarted in a few seconds if you press a key. Otherwise, close the window.
Echo:
pause
shutdown /g
Exit
:End
Echo:
pause
Write-Host "SharePoint 2016 – Pre-requisites installation…"
Start-Process "SharePoint\PrerequisiteInstaller.exe" -ArgumentList "/unattended" -WindowStyle Minimized -wait

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