Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported

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This article describes Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios that are not supported.

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The following SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported:
  • You try to install SharePoint Server 2013 on a drive that is formatted by using Resilient File System (ReFS). In this scenario, the installation fails, and the following error message is logged in the Setup log file:
    datetime::[940] Catalyst file system check failed: The path root D:\ is not NTFS
    datetime::[940] Showing message Title: 'Setup Warning', Message: 'The install location must be on a drive formatted with NTFS. Select another drive.'
    datetime::[940] Message returned: 1
  • You install SharePoint Server 2013 in a workgroup.
  • You install SharePoint Server 2013 on a domain controller. This scenario is supported only for development configurations and not for production configurations.
  • You install SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Web Server.
  • You install SharePoint Server 2013 on a virtual machine (VM) that uses Dynamic Memory. For more information about best practice configurations for SharePoint Server 2013 and virtual machines, go to the following Microsoft TechNet website:
    Use best practice configurations for the SharePoint 2013 virtual machines and Hyper-V environment

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Article ID: 2764086 - Last Review: October 12, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
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