Setup fails..

Dropbox on Windows 2012 R2 Server
Pierre AmmounIT ConsultantAsked:
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Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
Problem unclear

Setup fails with what error and at which point of the installation?

A lot more information needed here.
RaneeshIT SupportCommented:
It seems, we can't install drop box on a server OS because dropbox works on user basis, however dropbox can used as program running as a service... Read this link

How to host the Dropbox app on a server

The Dropbox app isn't designed to run on Windows Server operating systems.

However, this configuration may work if you run the Dropbox app as an application in a user account, instead of as a server service.

Important notes:
•You can run Dropbox on a computer that is also running a server OS.
•Dropbox runs within individual user accounts rather than as a single service that many people access. Dropbox user accounts must remain signed in on a machine for files to sync properly.
•We recommend that only one user account accesses a given Dropbox folder, and that this folder is located on the main drive of your computer or on a drive that is physically connected to the computer.
•Dropbox Support may not be able to assist with problems that occur when running the Dropbox app on a server OS.
Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
install failes for many reasons: firewall, proxy, etc.
are you using the web installer? size around 1MB? try the full offline installer

it's better if you provide us with the error message you receive.

however, please remember that Dropbox is NOT supported on the OS you are trying to use it on (Server 2012) so you may not be able to get it working.

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