Installing .net 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

You can follow the steps below to install .net 3.5 on a Windows Server running 2012R2:

  1. Insert Windows Server 2012R2 installation media into DVD-rom (Riptide will have to do this for your remote server)
  2. Follow instructions on this link and as described below https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn482071.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396
  3. Open Server Manager, add Roles and Features
  4. Select .NET Framework 3.5 Features
  5. On the “confirm installation selections” screen, click on the “specify alternative source path” link at bottom of screen
  6. Type in d:\sources\sxs
  7. Install
  8. Remember to remove the installation media DVD (Riptide will have to do this)