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Farm Install Guide – Part 4

This is the fourth and final part of a post showing the typical steps required to install and configure a medium sized SharePoint Server 2010 farm.

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Service Account Configuration

Now that the Web Front End (WFE) and Application servers have been installed and configured, the next step is to correctly configure the service accounts.

Open the Central Administration site and click the Configure service accounts link.
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Farm Install Guide – Part 3

This is the third part of a post showing the typical steps required to install and configure a medium sized SharePoint Server 2010 farm.

Other pages of this post include:

Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010 Application Server

Now that we’ve installed and configured our Web Front End (WFE) server, the next thing we’ll setup is the Application server.

For the installation of SharePoint on the Application server, please follow the steps described in the following sections:

  • Prerequisite Installation
  • Service Pack
  • SharePoint Server 2010 Installation

All of which can be found in the first post of this series.

These steps should be carried out on the server you intend to use as the Application server in the SharePoint farm. Do not follow the instructions in the Web Front End Configuration section, instead follow the instructions given in the Application Configuration section below.
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Farm Install Guide – Part 2

This is the second part of a post showing the typical steps required to install and configure a medium sized SharePoint Server 2010 farm. By medium sized, I mean a server comprising 1 web front end, 1 application and a two server SQL cluster. The installation and configuration of SQL is not within the scope of this post.

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Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010 Web Front End

The first thing we’ll setup is the Web Front End (WFE) server.

Login to the Web server as the setup account for the farm and locate the installation source for SharePoint Server 2010. To start the installation, double click the Setup.exe application. If some of the prerequisites are not present on the server you’ll receiver an error stating that the setup process was unable to proceed due to pre-requisite errors. If this is the case, follow the steps outlined below.
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Farm Install Guide – Part 1

The purpose of this post is to show the typical steps required to install and configure a medium sized SharePoint Server 2010 farm.

Other pages of this post include:

Scope

The following aspects of setup and configuration are covered in this post (the topic is comprised of multiple posts):

  • Web Server Prerequisites and Configuration
  • Creating the Service Accounts
  • Installing SharePoint Server
  • Starting Services on SharePoint Servers
  • Importing Active Directory User Accounts
  • Configuring Search

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