Monday, February 22, 2010

Sharepoint 2010 Installation & Configuration - Part3

<<Sharepoint 2010 Installation & Configuration - Part2
<<Sharepoint 2010 Installation & Configuration - Part1

  1. Run SharePoint Configuration Wizard - Run the configuration wizard and create the new farm, configuration database and central administration website
    • Click “Start->All Programs->Microsoft SharePoint 2010 products->SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard”
    • Click “Next”
    • In the popup, click “Yes”
    • Select “Create a new server farm”
    • Click “Next”
    • For database server, type “SPSServer”
    • For username, type “XYZ\SPSAdmin”
    • For password, type “Pass@123”
    • Click “Next”
    • For passphrase, type “Pass@123”
    • Click “Next”
    • Click “Next”,
    • Click “Next”, SharePoint 2010 will Configure itself
    • Click the radio button to participate in the feedback program, we gotta make SharePoint better right?!?
    • Click “Walk me through the settings using this Wizard” radio button
    • Click “Next”
    • Click “Use existing managed account” . Select XYZ\spsadmin for the Service Account
    • Click “Next”, all your services will be created, this will take a few minutes
    • Click “Skip”
    • Click “Finish”
  2. Central Admin Site
    • Add a farm administrator
      • Click “Security”
      • Click “manage farm administrators group”
      • Click “New->Add Users”
      • Add Farm Admin Users e.g. XYZ\SPSadmin
      • Click “Ok”
    • Setup Diagnostic Logging
      • Click “Monitoring”
      • Under “Reporting”, click “Configure usage and health data collection”
      • Ensure that “Enable usage data collection” is clicked
      • Ensure that “Enable health data collection” is clicked
      • Click “Ok”
    • Setup Outgoing Email
      • Click “System Settings”
      • Click “Configure out-going email Settings”
      • For outbound smtp, type “SPSServer”
      • For from address, type “”
      • For reply address, type sharepoint@
      • Click “Ok”
    • Start services on a server
      • Ensure that the “SharePoint Web Service” application pool in IIS is started
      • Click “System Settings”
      • Click “Manage services on server”
      • Start all services, except for “Lotus Notes Connector”
        • Install “Document Conversions Load balancer” before you start the launcher service, select “servername” when setting up the launcher service.
        • For SharePoint Foundation Search , use the following settings:
          • For Username type, “XYZ\Administrator”
          • For password, type “Pass@123
          • For content access account type “XYZ\Administrator”
          • For password, type “Pass@123”
          • Click “Start”
        • For “User Profile Synchronization Service
          • Click “Start”
          • Select the only “User Profile Service Application”
          • Click “OK”
          • Wait for the status of the job to change to “Started”

  3. Configure the User Profile
    • Ensure Windows Services have started (Start -> Administrative Tool -> Services)
      • Open the Services Applet
      • Ensure these two service eventually start
          ForeFront Identity Manager Service o ForeFront Identity manager Synchronization Service
    • Reset IIS – IISRESET
    • Configure the User Profile service
      • Click on "Application Management" then click on "Manage service applications"
      • Scroll down and click on "User Profile Service Application"
      • Click on "Configure Synchronization Connections" - NOTE: you may see the below error, if you do simply do an IISRESET - An error has occurred while accessing the SQL Server database or the SharePoint Server Search service. If this is the first time you have seen this message, try again later. If this problem persists, contact your administrator.
      • Click “Create new connection”
      • Fill in details - connection name, forest name, account name, password
      • Click “Populate Containers” - NOTE: if you get an error, change the browser settings to IE7.0
      • Expand “XYZ”
      • Select “Users” OU Tree node - NOTE: Clicking "Select All" does not work in this build!
      • Click “Ok”
      • You should now see a connection in this list. - NOTE: if you get to next screen and nothing shows, please ensure both Forefront Windows Services are started.
      • Go back to "User Profile Service Application" page from "Manage Service Applications"
      • Click "Start Profile Synchronization"
      • Select "Start Full Synchronization" then click "OK". - NOTE: this will take a few minutes as a job is scheduled to do this.
      • If you get this error:"Cannot navigate to the requested page while User Profile Synchronization is running. Please wait for the current Sychronization run to finish." . You will need to restart the machine (you can most likely just restart the services too)

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