Check here our 5 steps to install Microsoft SharePoint 2013 on a server.

  • Step 1 – Install & Configure SQL Server
  • Step 2 – Install Required Roles and Features
  • Step 3 – Install Pre Requirements Application
  • Step 4 – Run the SharePoint Server 2013 Setup
  • Step 5 – Configure SharePoint Server 2013

Step 1 Install & Configure SQL Server 2012 x64 Bit

Install SQL Server 2012 x64 Bit with below given features only.

  1. Database Engine Services
  2. Management Tools (Complete)
  3. Ensure the Max degree of parallelism is set to 1. For additional information about max degree of parallelism see, Configure the max degree of parallism Server Configuration optionConfig

Server Properties - SP2013


Step 2 Install Required Server Roles and Features for SharePoint Server 2013

Automated process: You can check in the bottom of the post the url to download a powershell script (Install-SP2013RolesFeatures.ps1).

Manual process: Run the following commands PowerShell (Administrator)
# Copy WinSXS from Server 2012 R2 media and update $source accordingly
$source = "D:\sxs";
Import-Module ServerManager;

Add-WindowsFeature NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45,NET-WCF-TCP-Activation45,NET-WCF-Pipe-Activation45;

Add-WindowsFeature Net-Framework-Features,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Net-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Security,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-Mgmt-Console,Web-Mgmt-Compat,Web-Metabase,Application-Server,AS-Web-Support,AS-TCP-Port-Sharing,AS-WAS-Support, AS-HTTP-Activation,AS-TCP-Activation,AS-Named-Pipes,AS-Net-Framework,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-NET-Environment,WAS-Config-APIs,Web-Lgcy-Scripting,Windows-Identity-Foundation,Server-Media-Foundation,Xps-Viewer,NET-HTTP-Activation -Source $source;

Step 3 Installing Pre Requirements Software

Download All Pre Requirements Software by using PowerSell Script “Download-SP2013PreReqFiles.ps1” (see below).

Install Below given software and restart machine

  1. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Native Client
  2. Windows Identity Extensions
  3. Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime
  4. Microsoft WCF Data Services 5.0
  5. Microsoft Information Protection and Control Client

After restarting the server install below software

  1. Windows Server AppFabric . By using (.\WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64.exe /i CacheClient”,”CachingService”,”CacheAdmin /gac)
  2. Cumulative Update Package 1 for Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server (KB2671763)

Restart the Server Final Time

Now it’s time to change some permission for the Microsoft AppFabric 1.1.

  1. Open the AppFrabic 1.1 folder, “C:\Program Files\AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server”
  2. Right click on “DistributedCache.SqlConfiguration.exe”
  3. Go to Security and click in Edit
  4. Add your “SP Admin” user account and “Network Service” (local account) full permissions.

Step 4 Run the SharePoint Server 2013 Setup

Step 5 Now its time to Configure SharePoint Server 2013 (configuration wizard)

PowerShell scripts ->

Below are the three PowerShell script that allow you to download and install prerequisites Offline.

  1. Install-SP2013RolesFeatures.ps1
  2. Download-SP2013PreReqFiles.ps1
  3. Install-SP2013PreReqFiles.ps1

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