Install SharePoint 2013

Install SharePoint 2013 - How to Video Guide

This guide shows you how to install SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 including the configuration of Windows Server, Active Directory, SQL Server, SharePoint 2013 pre-requisites and SharePoint 2013.

SharePoint 2013 Installation Types

Basically there are 2 types of installing SharePoint 2013:

  1. Basic Installation:
    Creating a test server or evaluation environment usually requires the same 2 servers. There are no special requirements regarding accounts, least privileges, Service Packs & hot fixes or Services & Service Applications.
    One installation fits the needs of many people.
  2. Productive:
    Your own needs are special and different from other peoples needs or blog posts.
    The installation of someone else may not fit your own needs.

 SharePoint 2013 - Basic Installation

The following common guide is used to install SharePoint 2013 for testing purposes:

SharePoint 2013 basic installation

It allows you to quickly install SharePoint but doesn't consider your own requirements:

Step 1: Hardware & Software Requirements


 Productive SharePoint 2013 Installation

The following material contains an E-Book, Checklist and PowerShell Scripts to create a productive SharePoint farm based on your requirements:

SharePoint 2013 basic installation

Productive SharePoint Installation - E-Book, PowerShell, Checklist

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