Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Configuring Windows 2008 R2 for SharePoint 2010

If you are planning for installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 2008 R2, here are some installations should be done before starting the SharePoint 2010 installation.

  • Open Server Manager and click on Add Roles.
  • Select Application Server. When selected, it prompts for “Add Required Features”, accept it and continue.
  • Under Application Server – Role Services, make sure below items are selected:
    • .NET Framework 3.5.1
    • Web Server (IIS) Support
    • TCP Port Sharing
    • HTTP Activation
    • TCP Activation
    • Named Pipes Activation
  • Install SQL Server 2008 (or R2) as the default instance.
  • Install ADOMD 10. You can download it from here.
  • Install Geneva Framework Runtime. You can download it from here.
  • Update windows via Automatic Updates.
  • Install the hotfix Windows6.1-KB976462-x64. You can download it from here.

Once you have all installed, you should be able to start and continue SharePoint installation without any issue. Have fun :).

No comments: