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									Installation and Configuration Methodology
                    For
  Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

            Martin Y. Leveille
        martin.leveille@rjbtech.com
            Sharepoint Engineer
        RJB Technical Consulting, Inc.
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                   Pre-requisites For installing
              Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


   Web/Application Server :

   •Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1

   •Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

   •Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0

   •Microsoft IIS 6.0 in IIS 6.0 worker process isolation mode with
   Microsoft ASP.NET installed and enabled.

   •NTFS File System

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                   Pre-requisites For installing
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   Database Server :


   •Any OS version that supports MS SQL Server 2000 or 2005

   •MS SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2000 with Service Pack 3

   •The database server does not have to be dedicated to Sharepoint.

   •Optionally, the database server can be a SQL Cluster.



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                   Pre-requisites For installing
              Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

   Hardware Recommendations:

   •Web Server and Application server :

            •Dual Processor computer with processor clock speed of 2.5GHz
            or higher and a minimum of 2GB RAM.

   •Database Server :

            •Dual Processor computer with processor clock speed of 2.0GHz
            or higher and a minimum of 2GB RAM.



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                   Pre-requisites For installing
              Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


   Users and service accounts :


   •MOSS Setup user account
   •Server/Farm Account
   •Shared Services Provider Process Account
   •Web Application Process Account (1 per web application)
   •Search Service Account
   •Search Content Access Account




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                   Pre-requisites For installing
              Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


   DNS Entries :


   • Portal.domain.com : Portal web application
   • Mysite.domain.com : My Site Web application
   • Ssp.domain.com : Shared Services Provider Web Application
   • Additional DNS entry for subsequent Web application.




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                   Pre-requisites For installing
              Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007


   Security considerations :


   • Service accounts do not need Local admin privileges.
   • Web application service accounts need to be manually given Local
   activation permission to the IIS WAMREG Admin service components.




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                                                         Top 10 - IT Capacity Guidelines

   Metric                                Preferred                  IT Max                        Cap Guideline*
   Site Collections /DB                  250                        5,000                         50,000

   Database Size/DB                      25-50GB                    100 GB

   Databases/SQL Instance                100                        300

   Database Size/SQL Instance            2TB                        3TB

   Child Portals/Farm                    10                         100                           100

   Full Portals/Farm                     1                          15                            15

   App Pools/Server                      2-4                        10

   Worker Processes/Server               1 per 800MB RAM            1 per 400MB RAM

   Site Collection Max Quota             5GB                        50GB (DB)

   File Upload Size                      50MB                       100MB                         2GB
   •Based on Microsoft SharePoint Products & Technologies Capacity Planning & SQL 2000
   All other numbers are based on Microsoft IT experience on SharePoint Products & Technologies including SP1


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                                  Capacity Framework
                       Data – Suggested Limits
                     Object           Scope               Guideline

 Site collections                   Database               50,000

 Web sites                        Site collection          250,000

 (sub) Web sites                     Web site               2,000

 Lists                               Web site               2,000

 Items                                 List                 10 M

 Documents                         Doc Library              2M

 Documents                            Folder                2,000

 Document size                         File                 2 GB

 Indexed Documents (MOSS)              SSP                  50 M

 Search Scopes (MOSS)             Site Collection           1,000

 # Profiles (MOSS)                     SSP                  5M


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                 Changes made to your server when
               Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
                              is installed



   •File System

   •Registry

   •IIS 6.0

   •Databases




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Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

       Installation Methodology
1- MOSS 2007 Binaries installation
2- Using The Sharepoint Installation And Configuration Wizard
3- Configuring and Administrating Central Administration Operations
4- Creating The Shared Services Provider
5- Configuring and Administrating Application Management
6- Configuring The Shared Services Provider
7- Finalize configurations
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                               1- MOSS 2007 Binaries
                                    installation



                               2- Using The Sharepoint
                            Installation And Configuration
                                         Wizard



                           3- Configuring and Administering
                                Central Administration
                                      Operations




                               4- Creating The Shared
                                  Services Provider



                                 5- Configuring and
                                    Administering
                                     Application
                                    Management

                                     6- Configuring
                                      The Shared
                                    Services Provider


                                           7-
                                        Finalize
                                        configur
                                         ations



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1- MOSS 2007 Binaries installation
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                           Step Requirements




    • Domain user with Local Server administrator rights
    • All Installation Web Front End Software and hardware requirements met.
    • MOSS 2007 Product Key




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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                                  Hints and Tips




         • Always proceed with an “advanced” and “Complete” installation.

         • Install programs and data files to different Hard Drives.




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2- Using The Sharepoint Installation And
          Configuration Wizard
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                           Step Requirements



  • SQL Server name
  • Configuration Database name ( i.e. SERVER_Sharepoint_Config)
  • Farm Service Account with Create DB and Security Admin rights on the SQL
  Server.
  • Security Mode (NTLM or Kerberos )




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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    How to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007




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                                Hints and Tips



       •Establish a naming convention for all your database.

                Ex. :      COMPANY_MOSS_Config
                           COMPANY_MOSS_PORTAL_Content
                           COMPANY_MOSS_MYSITE_Content
                           COMPANY_MOSS_SSP_Content
                           COMPANY_MOSS_SSP_DB
                           COMPANY_MOSS_SSP_SEARCH_DB




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3- Configuring and Administering
Central Administration Operations
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                              Step Requirements



         • Smtp mail server address
         • Service’s list to run on the server
         • Search Services Search Account
         • Farm Administrator’s list
         • Directory name and location for Diagnostic Logging
         • Directory name and location for Usage Analysis
         • Backup files Location




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                                 Hints and Tips




          • When Configuring The server operations, use the “N” approach.
          • Once Operations are configured, test you backup/restore before
          going any further in your installation.
          • Backup after each section is configured ( Operations,
          Applications, Shared Services )




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4- Creating The Shared Services
            Provider
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                            Step Requirements



         • Registered DNS names for you SSP and “My Site” Web site
         • Application pool name defined for your SSP and “My Site”
         • SSP Service Account
         • “My Site” Service Account
         • Database names for SSP and “My Site” Content
         • Search Services Search Account
         • Database names for SSP Data and SSP Search.
         • Index Server server name.



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                                Hints and Tips



          • Before creating your SSP, make sure you have the Windows
          Search Services and Office Search Services up and running in
          the Central Admin Operations Console.
          • Use the embedded “web application creation” from the SSP
          creation screen for the SSP and My Site Web Application.
          • All Web Application should have their own service accounts.




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  5- Configuring and
Administering Application
     Management
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                            Step Requirements



         • Registered DNS names for you Portal Web site
         • Application pool name defined for your Portal
         • Portal Service Account
         • Database names for your Portal Content




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                                  Hints and Tips


          • Use the “N” Approach for configuring.
          • If you have multiple Web Applications, remember to switch from
          one to another to configure the settings for each of them.
          • The last web application you select from the web application list
          is always the one settings initially applies to.
          • Make sure you enable the “Self-Site Management” feature for
          your “My Site” web application.
          • Backup the system from the Operations console.




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    6-
Configuring
The Shared
 Services
 Provider
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                              Step Requirements



         • Search “Crawl” Account
         • Profile import defined schedule ( Full, differential )
         • Content crawl defined schedule ( Full Differential )
         • Audiences Compilation Schedule
         • Defined “Service Personalization Permissions”
         • Trusted File Locations for Excel Services.




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                                  Hints and Tips




          • Configure the “Search Settings” last.
          • For everything else, use the “N” approach.
          • When configuring your content sources and crawl schedules,
          select the “Start full crawl of this content source” before exiting”.
          • Test the searches and “My Site” creations.




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  7- Finalize
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                               Additional Steps


          • Configure the “Master Site Directory” and the “Site Directory
          Links scan” in the Admin Console Operations Page.
          • Depending on options purchased, verify that you have all your
          features enabled on all sites.
          • In the “Office Sharepoint Shared Services” section of the
          Application Management page, click on “Services Enabled on this
          farm” and verify that there are no errors.
          • Using the Scheduler and stsadm.exe, Create and enforce
          backup jobs.



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    Thank You!!!...

    Martin Y. Leveille
martin.leveille@rjbtech.com
    Sharepoint Engineer
RJB Technical Consulting, Inc.
      www.rjbtech.com

								
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