Fighting with a Fast install

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

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


Turn on the Secondary Logon service to avoid


The Service cannot be started error:


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