SharePoint 2013 Installation

Report
Terry Henry
IS System Manager, SharePoint SME
Micron Technology Inc.
Overview
 Requirements
 Basic installation
 Configuration
 Micron’s Installation
Database Servers – Minimum
Software Requirements
 SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Comparison:
Component
SharePoint 2010 Minimum
Requirements
SharePoint “15” Minimum
Requirements
SQL Server
The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server
2005 with Service Pack 3 (SP3).
The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL
Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.
The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server
2008 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and
Cumulative Update 2
The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server
2008 R2
Windows
Server
The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008
with SP2
The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008
R2
The 64-bit edition of Windows Server
2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Web & Application Servers
Minimum Software Requirements
 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008
R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Standard,
Enterprise, Data Center, or Web Server
Preparation tool installs the following prerequisites:
Web Server (IIS) role
Application Server role(s)
.NET 4 DGR Update KB
2468871
Information Protection &
Control Client (MSIPC)
Windows Identity Foundation
(WIF 1.0 and 1.1)
SQL Server 2008 R2 Native
Client
Sync Framework Runtime v1.0
(x64)
.Net Framework version 4.0
Open Data Library (ODataLib) Windows PowerShell 3.0
Install The Bits – Follow the Basic
Steps
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Plan and Prepare; Verify hardware and software
requirements
Install the required software updates on all farm servers
Install the SharePoint 2013 prerequisites on servers in the
application and Web tiers
Install SharePoint 2013 on the application server and the
Web servers
Create and configure the SharePoint farm
Provision service applications as needed
Complete post-deployment tasks as required
Prepare the Servers
 SharePoint Preparation Tool
 Checks for presence of prerequisites
 Installs and configures required packages
 Requires internet connection to pull down missing
prerequisites
 Can be run w/o internet connection to check for missing
prerequisites
 Public Updates and Hotfix Packages
 Update WFE & App servers as appropriate
 Ensure SQL Updates installed
 Ensure all SharePoint servers are at the same patch level
Running the Preparation Tool
 Run on Web and Application servers
 Ensure you are logged on as local admin
 If running from bits on a file system, locate and run
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prerequisiteinstaller.exe from the SharePoint 15 bits
folder
Otherwise, if you install from bootable image click Install
software prerequisites
Click Next
May require server reboot – however preparation tool will
continue to run after restart
Click Finish on the Installation Complete page
Installing SharePoint 15
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Login as local administrator
Installation steps similar to SharePoint 2010
Install on all SharePoint WFE & Application servers
Run Configuration Wizard when setup is finished on
all servers
Configure diagnostic logging/usage health data/etc.
Create Web apps, site collections/sites, as planned
How we install 2013 at Micron
 SharePoint 2013, Server 2008 R2 SP1, SQL 2012 sp1
 The install is the easy part.
 Configuration can be time consuming
 Install options
 Manual
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Time consuming when working with large farms.
 Scripted
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Repeatable
Initial script creation can be time consuming.
How we install 2013 at Micron
 Farm configuration options
 Configuration Wizard
 Manual
 Scripted
We use scripted installation
 The installation and most of the configuration is
automated using PowerShell scripts based on
AutoSpInstaller
 We use Autospinstallergui to edit the xml input file
 http://autospinstaller.codeplex.com/
 Benefits
 Granular SQL server assignment and aliasing for
(almost) every service/web app
 Centralized, remote installation to all farm servers
 XML input file
We use scripted installation
 Benefits (continued)
 Consistent installation and configuration across farms.
 Clean naming convention of databases and folders.
 Ability to specify any XML input file, by passing it as an
argument to AutoSPInstallerLaunch.bat
Configuration Wizard
SPAUTOINSTALLER
File Locations
Manual install and configuration
 Not everything in a 2013 farm can be installed or
configured using spautoinstaller.
 Manual installs
 Working on adding to scripted installs.
 WorkFlow 1.0 (SharePoint 2013 workflow)
 SSRS and PowerView
 PowerPivot
Manual install and configuration
 Manual Configuration
 Working on adding to scripted installs.
 Advance Search Topologies (Power Shell Only)
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Installs all components on Central Admin Service.
 Profile Import connection
 Office Web Application Server
 WorkFlow 1.0 (SharePoint 2013 workflow)
 SSRS and PowerView
 PowerPivot
Resources
 Installation and Deployment for SharePoint 2013 Resource
Center
 http://technet.microsoft.com/sharepoint/fp142376
 Downloadable eBook: Deployment guide for SharePoint
2013
 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35396
 Services on server mapping worksheet for SharePoint 2013
 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30367
 http://autospinstaller.codeplex.com
 http://autospinstallergui.codeplex.com/

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