Sitecore 9.0.0 Habitat Installation – Hiccups & Issues

Here I’m documenting the issues occurred during the Sitecore 9 Habitat installation.


  • Inside settings.ps1. Make sure to update your Sitecore version and Solr Folder.  update the other settings as per your local environment.
    • HB7
    • HB8
  • After Configuring everything, During executing Install.ps1 if you’re getting the below Error ,

Error: Get-LocalGroupMember : Principal IIS APPPOOL\DefaultAppPool was not found


then comment the following lines(82 to 89) then execute the Powershell script.


  • Install Node.js Software, If you’re not installed already, otherwise you will get the below error.

Error:’npm’ is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.


Install Node.js


After installing node.js. execute the command as per the Getting started instructions. then it will take around 15 minute to complete the Building,Restoring Packages ,Unicorn Sync and Publish.

  • You can either execute the gulp command through CMD Prompt or in visual studio 2017.





Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s