The tool was unable to install Web Server (IIS) Role, SharePoint 2019

On Installing SharePoint 2019 (Preview) i come across with the following error when installing the pre-requites

Furthermore in the logs what i can see only

“The tool was unable to install Web Server (IIS) Role”. Though i can see the IIS running on the server, not sure whats really happening, so i look around and found interesting post in the link.

So to make it sweet and short. Run the following scripts

Import-Module ServerManager

Add-WindowsFeature Net-Framework-Features,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Net-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Security,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-Mgmt-Console,Web-Mgmt-Compat,Web-Metabase,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-NET-Environment,WAS-Config-APIs,Web-Lgcy-Scripting,Windows-Identity-Foundation,Server-Media-Foundation,Xps-Viewer –Source D:\sources\sxs

Just a note, this “D:\sources\sxs” is the Windows Server 2018 setup files.

Enjoy 😀

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