I don’t typically work with SharePoint as that is in the purview of other consultants at work, but I do need to interact with it for items such as Business Portal. Which is why I decided to have a go at installing it. Before anyone says, I know there is a new version of SharePoint now, but this is the version I had available to me when I did the install and I’m about to move house so don’t have everything setup at home to do a SharePoint 2013 install.
If you do follow these posts and install SharePoint, please don’t do so on a live system. Only use the resulting SharePoint for GP/other demos.
First step, is to install the prerequisites (very easy if you have an Internet connection):
The Welcome window will display a list of required products which will be checked for and installed, assuming a valid Internet connection, where necessary so click Next to proceed:
Accept the License Terms by clicking Next;
Once all required products have been either installed or confirmed as already installed a list of actions will be displayed:
With the SharePoint prerequisites installed, it is time to move onto installing SharePoint itself.