Install SharePoint 2016 eBook, PowerShell and Hybrid

Complete SharePoint 2016 Installation E-Book
for Administrators

Install SharePoint 2016 on-premise or configure Hybrid

  Avoid common installation & configuration mistakes

  Step-by-Step or automatic installation based on your requirements

  One resource: Save time and headache

Avoid the Top 4 Installation Mistakes:

 Missing important installation & preparation steps
(Put an error message into Google... you'll find 100s of possible solutions)

 Doing a wrong configuration leading to a new installation
(Do the right configuration steps based on your needs)

 Doing every step manually for different environments
(You'll easily lose 10+ hrs and may forget important steps)

 No planning before doing the installation
(Don't take different blog posts to match your needs)

This E-Book is for you if...'re an Administrator who
needs to install simple & complex SharePoint environments like Test / Evaluation, Staging, Production or Hybrid. You have to install different environments and you require a simple guide with screenshot based instructions + an easy and documented way to automate the process.'re a Service Provider who
needs to plan & install SharePoint for your own clients. You require a guide + a way to automate the process to easily and quickly deploy any type of requested solution.

How to avoid the TOP 4 installation mistakes:

Planning (PDF)

  • Up-to-date Software requirements, Versions, Patches, Dependencies and Pre-requisites (Windows Server, SQL Server)
  • Hardware requirements
  • Plan MinRole
  • Plan Installation Accounts
  • Plan Service Accounts

Preparation (PDF)

  • Assign Permissions
  • Enable Application Server & Web Server (Roles, Role Services and Features)
  • Windows Server
  • SQL Server
  • Patches & Hot fixes


  • Verify all preparation steps with this handy checklist

Installation (PDF)

  • Pre-requisites configuration
  • Least Privileges installation
  • N-Tier installation
  • Offline installation
  • Patches & Hot fixes
  • Create a SharePoint Farm
  • Join Servers to a Farm

Configuration (PDF)

  • Initial Configuration
  • Step-by-step configuration e.g User Profiles, Search, SharePoint Apps
  • Automated PowerShell configuration for all Service Applications

58 PowerShell Scripts

  • Automate all steps from the PDFs
  • Accurate, assisted, easy to use

Hybrid (PDF)

  • Understand Concepts (Active Directory Synchronization, ...)
  • Plan hybrid features
  • Prepare requirements e.g. Office 365, Active Directory, DNS, SharePoint 2016
  • Configure Hybrid Sites, OneDrive for Business, Cloud Hybrid Search

8 Hybrid PowerShell Scripts

  • Automate hybrid preparation and configuration
  • Accurate, assisted, easy to use

Hybrid Troubleshooting Tips

  • 7 solutions for the 4 most common problems

Just look at the results people got with my other material...

Johnny Brunson | InfoReliance Johnny Brunson
Senior Consultant, SharePoint 2013 MCSE

"As consultants in the SharePoint space we often threaten to write a build guide. But we never seem to have the time. Tight deadlines, rushed PM or customer requests, helping out a colleague in a pinch ... there's just never enough time.

So I hear about Andreas's guide from a friend and decide to give it a try.

I could not have been more pleased. This is the most comprehensive SharePoint build guide I have seen. He really covers it all, even the PowerShell scripts are included and I learned a thing or two from his code as well.

I highly recommend this guide! It will save you so much time and headache whether you're building a development or production environment.

Thanks for all the hard work Andreas, the SharePoint community benefits in a major way from dedicated folks like you."

Daryl Sharpe | CEO of TEDI-Inc Daryl Sharpe

"I have been working in the SharePoint community for military, government, and commercial clients since the inception of MOSS 2007 performing advanced configurations, architecture, and .NET development.

During the early years of operating I was introduced to Andreas Glaser’s SharePoint material and have since relied on its accuracy and step by step displays to create both simple and complex SharePoint farms. His PowerShell scripts are accurate, easy to read, and assisted me in not only implementing configurations but also learning and understanding PowerShell features and capabilities.

Much of my evolution has been heavily influenced through the exposure of Glaser’s PowerShell which has allowed me to expand and grow into a more effective enterprise solution architect and .NET developer.

I consistently recommend these SharePoint tutorials to students, interns, and other resources that work with me in the SharePoint community. There is no other SharePoint resource I rely on more."


Get started Today & Successfully deploy SharePoint in your Infrastructure

E-Book E-Book + PowerShell
(Most used)
Plan, Prepare, Install, Configure SharePoint 2016
MinRole / Least Privileges / N-Tier / Offline installation
Configuration e.g. User Profiles, Search, Apps
Professional Automation: 58 tested, assisted, accurate scripts -
Hybrid: Plan, Prepare, Configure + Troubleshooting - -
Hybrid: 8 PowerShell Scripts - -
$27 - Add to Cart $57 - Add to Cart $94 - Add to Cart

About the author

Hi, my name is Andreas Glaser.

Back in 2007 SharePoint was released without a lot of documentation. The community had to evolve. Microsoft's marketing division was on steroids. And we had a lot of orders.

I had to redo my first installations and wasted days of doing the same steps again and again.

That's why I created installation guides for SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007.

I analyzed the installation process step by step...

Wrote down information and techniques I used...

Checked 100s of Google search results for solutions to specific problems...

Benefit from 8+ years of installation experience, 100+ installed, configured & reviewed environments, SWISS Top 500 companies and 100+ hours of refinement.

And: 206+ companies around the world used my SharePoint 2016 installation material (January 2017).


Anonymous review(The customer allowed to post the review but wished not to post his name.)

What were your needs?
Clear documentation of best practice installation.

How did the material solve your needs?
The document itself being available solved the problem.

What results did you get?
Clean install of the environment and complied with audit requirements for having installation documented.


Anonymous review(The customer allowed to post the review but wished not to post his name.)

What were your needs?
Perform a script-based installation and to have a good and consistent documentation for the individual steps.

How did the material solve your needs?

What results did you get?
Excellent resulting.


Todd Jones

What were your needs?
Installation of Access Servies

How did the material solve your needs?
Nearly got me there - still needed Microsoft assistance as they found a bug in their procedures. It seems they did not follow own best practices with multiple service accounts and the 2016 install wizard was set to only setup with a single service account - even if gave multiple accounts.

What results did you get?
It's working now.


Anonymous review(The customer allowed to post the review but wished not to post his name.)

What were your needs?
Requirements and installation of SharePoint2016. But I had some issues about minroles and also reporting services (as example hos to install on a custom role). Some of the services kept on disapearing on me :)

How did the material solve your needs?
It gave me answers.

What results did you get?


Anonymous review(The customer allowed to post the review but wished not to post his name.)

What were your needs?
I'm looking for good Scripts and Solutions.

How did the material solve your needs?
The explanation are good and simple.

What results did you get?
Deep knowledge.


Anonymous review(The customer allowed to post the review but wished not to post his name.)

What were your needs?
To get a complete installation guide for SharePoint on-premise 2016.

How did the material solve your needs?
Nearly everything.

What results did you get?
An installation for my development needs.


All future updates are of course free for every customer.

July 2017

  • Added SQL Server Best Practices, Language Pack installation and SharePoint installation verification

May 2017

  • Updated the chapter about MinRole to include the enhanced features that came with Nov 2016 CU

March 2017

  • Added a table to decide which SQL Server version is required for PowerPivot, High availability and other features
  • Added PowerShell scripts to prepare Windows Server 2016 roles, role features and features

August 2016

  • Added information about Service Packs / Public Updates incl. July security fix

July 2016

  • Added Information and support for SQL Server 2016 (planning and preparation PDFs)
  • Added new installation and configuration scripts for SQL Server 2016

June 2016

  • Added information about Service Packs / Public Updates:
    Types of updates, download instructions and installation instructions


I have a specific scenario, does it help me?

Yes! And here's why: Each part of the document is modular. If you just need a Windows Server and SharePoint that's ok. If you also need accounts planning, SQL Server and several SharePoint servers just add the parts to your individual installation process.

I'm a beginner and very new to SharePoint, is the book for me?

Yes. You'll get clear, easy to follow steps and lots of pictures starting with preparation and ending with a successful installation.

I'm experienced with SharePoint, is the book for me?

I've written the book with experienced SharePoint administrators and developers in mind too. There are lots of topics including script automation or accounts and permission planning for Web and Service Applications.

Doesn't a book go out of date as soon as it's published?

This is part of the reason why I made the book digital instead of hard-copy. I plan to update the eBook every few months so that you always have the most up to date information.

Does this material include Scripts for creating Service Applications?

Yes! There are scripts to create every Service Application like e.g. User Profiles and Search except Office Web Apps and PowerPivot.

Does this material cover high availability?

Although you can install multiple Web- and Application Server it doesn't discuss high availability or multiple SQL Server (clustering or mirroring).

Does this material cover Kerberos and SPNs?


I still have a question...

Sure just write me an eMail with your question and I will answer as soon as possible.

Risk Free!

"If I don't like the material can I get a refund?"

It'll be a piece of cake! I'm not here to swindle you out of your cash, I'm here to help you in any way I can. If that means a quick and painless cancellation of your purchase, then that's what you'll get. Just send me an email within 30 days and I'll refund your payments pronto, no fuss no hard feelings. But let's be honest here, you're going to love this material ;)

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Book details

The ultimate resource for Beginner, Advanced, Administrators and Developers who want to install SharePoint 2016. Suitable for all levels, the book covers preparation, installation and configuration either step-by-step or using PowerShell.
Published by: Andreas Glaser
Date published: 04/04/2016
Edition: 1st Edition
Available in Ebook