AutoSPInstaller takes hours to complete

Topics: Support
Dec 2, 2013 at 11:18 PM
For some reason my attempt to install SharePoint 2013 via AutoSPInstall consistently takes 5+ hours to complete. Is this the normal?


This is a demo VM environment using Hyper-V 3.0 on Server 2012 R2.

Active Directory Environment:
Server 2012 R2

SQL Environment:
Server 2012 R2
SQL Server 2012 version 11.0.3128.0

SharePoint Environment:
Server 2012
SharePoint 2013 version 15.0.4551.1005 (October 2013 CU)

AutoSPInstaller.xml:

I've largely left the XML default settings changing only domain names and the credentials passwords and domain prefix'.
Dec 7, 2013 at 6:09 PM
Edited Dec 7, 2013 at 6:10 PM
Does this server have Internet Access? How much RAM and CPU are allocated to it? Would it be faster if you are not using AutoSPInstaller?
Dec 8, 2013 at 10:27 AM
Edited Dec 8, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Sorry, I should have put the specs of the vms too. Yes, the vm has internet access. If I manually install and setup the initial part of the farm it takes only minutes to complete. I don't know about setting up the other services like search and AD sync, etc.

Active Directory
2 CPU, 8GB Dynamic RAM

SQL Server
12 CPU, 24GB RAM

SharePoint
6 CPU, 12GB RAM
Coordinator
Dec 8, 2013 at 3:03 PM
Which step does it seem to get hung up on?

There are built-in timers for the SharePoint, updates and language pack installations - what are the values? Can you post all or part of your log?

Brian
Feb 21 at 11:08 PM
I'm sorry it has taken so long to reply. I'm not sure what the issue was, I recreated my VM environment and it is working correctly now.
Marked as answer by brianlala on 2/26/2014 at 11:17 AM