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Use AutoSPInstaller without AD?

Jun 6, 2012 at 1:29 PM


i've a windows 2008R2 with SQL2008R2 and I will install Sharepoint 2010 to this system. But I cannot use AutoSPInstaller, while i don't have AD in this VM.

I can use this workaround to install Sharepoint manually.

Can i use AutoSPInstaller without AD to install SP2010?

Best Regards,


Jun 6, 2012 at 6:44 PM


AutoSPInstaller should work without AD. You'll still need to setup your accounts ahead of time and remember to use the same naming format. So, instead of "DOMAIN\service_account" use "SERVERNAME\service_account"

Jun 7, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Actually the ValidateCredentials function will throw an error if it detects a non-domain account being used for install. I suppose you could comment that out, but the idea was for the script to check for supported scenarios and exit otherwise.