Stefan Goßner

Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint Products and Technologies

Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported

If you are planning to use SharePoint 2013 you should be familiar with the following article which outlines unsupported Installation scanarios for SharePoint 2013:

As summary the following Scenarios are unsupported:

  • Installation on Resilient File System (ReFS) – only NTFS is supported
  • Installation on a machine which is not joined to a domain
  • Installation on a domain Controller
  • Installation on a Windows web Server
  • Installation on a Virtual Machine (VM) that uses Dynamic Memory

More Details are in the article listed above