Deploying the Office Web Apps Server 2013 - "Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Encountered an error during setup"

If you are planning to deploy an Office Web Apps Farm, the following data could be useful for you in case you are encountering the "Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Encountered an error during setup" error while running the installation package.It specifically happens on virtual environments with Windows Server 2012 (R 2) and the error looks like…


Office Web Apps 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2

Yes, Windows Server 2012 R2 is support as of Office Web Apps 2013 SP1The Planning page TechNet article has been updated to include Windows Server 2012 R2 in the supported OS list. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219435.  There is an important Windows .NET Framework update you need to install for things to run more smoothly, however.  Read on… Problem with Office…

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How can I tell I am using Office Web Apps Server 2013?

Many users ask the question, "How can I tell if I am using Office Web Apps 2013 versus a SharePoint Service Application (like Excel Services)?".  To answer that, you need to look at the URL of the document when you open it in the browser.            Office Web Apps Server 2013 uses the "WOPIFrame.aspx": Note: If…

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