Install SharePoint Server 2010
To install and configure SharePoint Server 2010, follow these steps:
1.Run the Microsoft SharePoint Products Preparation Tool, which installs all required prerequisites to use SharePoint Server.
2.Run Setup, which installs binaries, configures security permissions, and edits registry settings for SharePoint Server 2010.
3.Run SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard, which installs and configures the configuration database, the content database, and installs the SharePoint Central Administration Web site.
4.Configure browser settings.
5.Run the Farm Configuration Wizard, which configures the farm, creates the first site collection, and selects the services that you want to use in the farm.
6.Perform post-installation steps.
· To complete the following procedures, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer.
· Because the prerequisite installer downloads components from the Microsoft Download Center, you must have Internet access on the computer on which you are installing SharePoint Server.
Run the Microsoft SharePoint Products Preparation Tool
Use the following procedure to install software prerequisites for SharePoint Server 2010.
To run the Microsoft SharePoint Products Preparation Tool
1.Insert your SharePoint Server 2010 installation disc.
2.On the SharePoint Server 2010 Start page, click Install software prerequisite
3.On the Welcome to the Microsoft SharePoint Products Preparation Tool page, click Next.
4.On the License Terms for software product page, review the terms, select the I accept the terms of the License Agreement(s) check box, and then click Next.
5.On the Installation Complete page, click Finish.
The following procedure installs binaries, configures security permissions, and edits registry settings for SharePoint Server 2010. At the end of Setup, you can choose to start the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard, which is described later in this section.
To run Setup
1.On the SharePoint Server 2010 Start page, click Install SharePoint Server.
2.On the Enter Your Product Key page, enter your product key, and then click Continue.
3.On the Read the Microsoft Software License Terms page, review the terms, select the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and then click Continue.
4.On the Choose the installation you want page, click Server farm.
5.On the Server Type tab, click Complete.
6.Optional: To install SharePoint Server 2010 at a custom location, click the File Location tab, and then either type the location or click Browse to find the location.
7.Click Install Now.
8.When Setup finishes, a dialog box prompts you to complete the configuration of your server. Ensure that the Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard now check box is selected.
9.Click Close to start the configuration wizard.
Note: check log files in the Temp folder of the user who ran Setup. Ensure that you are logged in as the user who ran Setup, and then type %temp% in the location bar in Windows Explorer. If the path in Windows Explorer resolves to a location that ends in a “1” or “2”, you will need to navigate up one level to view the log files. The log file name is SharePoint Server Setup (<timestamp>).