SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Service Crawl status “Starting” and can’t stopped

SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Service Crawl status “Starting” and can’t stopped.

You add content source and click on start full crawl, but search status still showing “Starting”

SharePoint 2013 Search Service Application Status Starting








Error in Event Log:
Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance (ec0594b7-2b62-49a7-9cdc-ac88049f292a).
Reason: Failed to connect to system manager. SystemManagerLocations: net.tcp://server/AdminComponent1/Management

Technical Support Details:
System.InvalidOperationException: Failed to connect to system manager. SystemManagerLocations: net.tcp://server/AdminComponent1/Management —>

In Search Administration Page





Solution : Installed all the Windows Updates and Restart the server.



Dependency feature ‘PPSMonDatasourceCtype’ (id: 05891451-f0c4-4d4e-81b1-0dabd840bad4) for feature ‘BICenterDataConnections’ (id: 3d8210e9-1e89-4f12-98ef-643995339ed4) is not activated at this scope

Error when creating a sub site based on the Business Intelligence Center template









create the SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Center site, is working …





Here is the error message comes

Dependency feature ‘PPSMonDatasourceCtype’ (id: 05891451-f0c4-4d4e-81b1-0dabd840bad4) for feature ‘BICenterDataConnections’ (id: 3d8210e9-1e89-4f12-98ef-643995339ed4) is not activated at this scope

Dependency feature ‘PPSMonDatasourceCtype’






you need to set the appropriate settings in the Site Site Collection Feature








You need to activate the PerformancePoint Service Site Collection Features




Create BI Site again and now you can successfully created BI site.







Step by Step SharePoint Server 2013 Preview Installation

Step – 1 : Install Software Pr-requisite:

Please note that per-requisite installer requires internet connectivity because it will download most of these pre-requisites during the installation process. Alternatively, you can download all the pre-requisites, install them manually or create the per-requisite installer package as documented by Paul Stork –




































As described in TechNet article, Install 3 Patches for Windows Server 2008 R2. The SharePoint parsing process crashes in Windows Server 2008 R2 –

FIX: IIS 7.5 configurations are not updated when you use the Server Manager class to commit configuration changes –

You cannot customize some TCP configurations by using the netsh command in Windows Server 2008 R2        –

Run windows update until there are no more windows update requires before moving on next steps Reboot the machine before moving on next step

Install SharePoint 2013 Preview:

Run the SharePoint 2013 Preview.








Enter the key required by SharePoint 2013 Preview – 6RNT8-XV26M-GWH36-VMGQH-94MMH & click on Install Now. This should install all the bits including registry entries and registering services.









Accept License Terms









Choose installation type (standalone or server farm) or server type (complete or stand-alone) installation.

























Unchecked box and click close. Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration to configure the SharePoint 2013 environment.



















Create New Server Farm – Create a new Server Farm, Database Server Name and Account – Use the Administrator account , Farm Security Settings – Passphrase, Central Administration Web Site Settings, Authentication Provider – NTLM etc.
































































Additional Resources  – Installation Guides

Eric Harlan’s How to install SharePoint 2013 –

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 2012 – 6 Steps Series –

Install SharePoint 2013 on AD Domain Controller – Single Server with AD, SQL, SharePoint –

Srini Sistla’s Step-by-Step Stand-Alone Installation of SharePoint Server 2013 (preview) on Windows Server 2012 / VMWare 8 –

Todd Klindt’s First Install –

Cloud Share’s SP2013 Preview installation –

George Khalil’s Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview on Windows 2012 Server with SQL 2012 – and

Doug Hemminger’s Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview in 3 Easy Steps –


Step by Step SQL Server 2012 Installation

Step 1 :   Run Setup






On the SQL Server Installation Center, on the left, click Installation.  On the right, click New installation or add features to an existing installation. This will launch the SQL Server 2012 Setup.








On the Setup Support Files screen, click Install. This will take a few moments to complete. Once this completes the Setup Support Rules screen will appear again.

On the Setup Support Rules screen, click Next.








Enter product key and click Next:

Accept License Terms:








On the Setup Role screen, select SQL Server Feature Installation and click Next.








On the Feature Selection screen, under Instance Features place a check in Database Engine Services, under Shared Features place a check in Management Tools – Basic and Management Tools – Complete. You may click “Select All”.

Click Next.








Installation Rules:








Default Instance: On the Instance Configuration screen, click Next to use default or give your instance name.








Disk Space Requirement: On the Disk Space Requirements screen, verify space and installation location click Next.








Server Configuration select user and enter password for following services and click Next








Database Engine Configuration: On the Database Engine Configuration screen, click Add Current User and click Next.








Analysis Service Configuration:








Reporting Services Configuration:








Distributed Replay Controller:








Controller Name:








Installation Configuration Rules: