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Office Online Server 2016 Installation for SharePoint 2016 – Part 2

In this article, I will walk through all steps to require to install the prerequisite on the office online server.

One thing makes sure; you should have installed the latest the updates of windows servers. If for some reason, you can’t install the latest, then make sure you have at least KB… If you don’t have that level, then one of the prerequisites will fail to install and your installation will hang.

For convenience, please download the all 4-required software in advance.

Install the prerequisite

1st we have to enabled /configure the windows feature, please follow the below steps.

  • Login with service account (should be local admin on the server)
  • Open the windows PowerShell (run as administrator)
  • Type the below command in the PowerShell window
    Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server, Web-Mgmt-Tools, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-WebServer, Web-Common-Http, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Static-Content, Web-Performance, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Security, Web-Filtering, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-App-Dev, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Includes, InkandHandwritingServices, NET-Framework-Features, NET-Framework-Core, NET-HTTP-Activation, NET-Non-HTTP-Activ, NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45, Windows-Identity-Foundation, Server-Media-Foundation
  • Now Wait for several minutes as it will configure the windows features
  • Restart the server. It will take time to restart as it is trying to finish the installation of features and roles
  • You will see it is showing couple messages while it will be restarted.
  • Once completed then install the following pre-requisite. I downloaded all the files locally on the server and we will use that to install required software.

Installation .NET Framework 4.5.2

Please follow below steps to install the .net framework 4.5.2.

  • Double click on the downloaded file NDP452-KB2901954-WEB
  • Click Yes on “User Account Control”
  • It will extract the files
  • Accept the License terms and conditions
  • It will start installation process of .net framework 4..5.2
  • It will ask you to stop the couple of services, Click yes
  • Now wait for the installation completion
  • You will get the Installation complete message.


Installation Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013

Please follow the below steps to an installation of Visual C redistributable package for visual studio 2013.

  • Double Click on the vcredist_x64

  • Accept the License Term and conditions
  • Wait for installation completion
  • You will get the successful message.

Installation Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015

Now we will install the Visual C++ Redistributed for Visual Studio 2015 and at this point if windows server is not up to date then this installation will fail. Make sure at least KB2919355 installed on windows server.


  • Browse to the folder and double Click on VC_Redist.x64

  • Accept the License terms and conditions
  • Click Yes on the User Account Control

  • Wait for the completion of the installer
  • Once it completed then you will get the successful message.


Let’s install the Microsoft identity model extension using the below steps:

  • Browse to the folder and double click on MicrosoftIdentityExtensions-64
  • Click Yes on the User Account Control
  • Accept the Terms in the license Agreement
  • Wait for a couple of minutes as the installer is installing it.
  • You will see the successful message once it completed.

    At this point, we did with the installation of the prerequisite and configuring the windows features. Now we will move to next steps which will be the installation of Office online server and Language Pack.

See Also

  • Installation of Office Online Server for SharePoint 2016
  • Installation of prerequisites
  • Installation of the Office Online Server and Language packs
  • Configure the Office Online server and verify it
  • Connect Office online server with SharePoint

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