SharePoint 2013 PreRequisite Installer Failing — Unable to Install IIS

Mark Harwood
2 min readAug 10, 2021

This is a story from a while ago. At a time when I needed to install SharePoint 2013 to test the migration plan to a newer version.

FYI if you are ever in this predicament, convince the higher-ups to just start a clean server and not migrate. Better yet, convince them to move away from SharePoint altogether!

The issue came when I was running the SharePoint prep tool. You can see a screenshot of the issue below. Stating that the IIS role had a configuration error:

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