Fighting with a Fast install

Here is a good instruction set for a multi-node Fast farm:

http://www.concurrency.com/blog/fast/

If you run into issues, make sure you dont have more than 4 vCPU’s on your VM, this will solve the ResourceStoreInstaller.exe issue

Here is a good blog post about not having too many CPU’s on the actual VM.  Make sure the Document Processor is also at same number in your Deployment xml

http://www.thesharepointblog.net/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=815f255a%2Dd0ef%2D4258%2Dbe2a%2D28487dc9975c&ID=48

 

Turn on the Secondary Logon service to avoid

 

The Service cannot be started error:  http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/e151b88f-a570-42c5-986e-5356f20c59e2/installation-problems-related-to-sql-db-creation?forum=fastsharepoint

 

and make sure correct ports for fast are open on your firewall of both servers, as per the first link in this post.

 

Best of Luck and cheers, Stacy

 

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