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Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 - Part 6: SharePoint 2013 Installation

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This guide shows you a SharePoint 2013 installation on Windows Server 2012 using SQL Server 2012. It includes the SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool, the installation process and the SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard.

After finishing the process you are able to launch Central Administration.

SharePoint 2013 Products Preparation Tool

Domain Controller:

If you want to install SharePoint 2013 on a Domain Controller please see the comment by Todd below... Workflow Development requires Windows Azure Workflow and it doesn't run on a DC.

Make sure you are logged on using the SharePoint Setup Administrator.

Open the prerequisites installer and click next to install SharePoint 2013 pre-requisites.

The installer will also configure the Windows Server Application Server and Web Server role.

Start the prerequisites installer and start the installation. Wait until the prerequisites have been installed.

Finish the installation wizard. The server may need a restart to fully install the prerequisites.

During the prerequisites installation you might need to restart your server. Restart the server and wait until the installation continues.

SharePoint 2013 Installation

Enter the product key and accept the license agreement.

Select to install a complete SharePoint farm.

Enter the product key and proceed. Install a complete SharePoint farm.

Wait until the installation is done and proceed with the SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard to create a new SharePoint farm.

Wait until the installation has finished. Click to proceed with the SharePoint 2013 configuration wizard.

SharePoint 2013 Configuration Wizard

Click next and select to create a new server farm.

Click next and select to create a new server farm. Select to create a news server farm.

Enter your SQL Server and specify the SharePoint 2013 farm accounts.

Enter a farm passphrase.

Enter your SQL Server and specify the SharePoint 2013 farm accounts. Enter a farm passphrase.

Select a port number and authentication provider.

Review your settings and start the installation.

Select an authentication provider. Review your settings and start the installation.

Once the installation has finished you can open SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.

Wait until the SharePoint 2013 installation has successfully finished. SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.

Next Step

Step 7: Service Application Configuration

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