Installation is the process of getting the software binaries onto a system.

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Do I need an Install account and an Admin account? Why?

I have read various places that it's best practice to never use your Install account for anything except installation and applying patches. I've also read you should not use your farm account or any ...
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“Reporting Services” missing from SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration

Ok, I am getting into SharePoint development for my company and they have an existing installation of SharePoint that runs Reporting Services in "SharePoint integrated mode". Since I'm new to ...
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Adding new Web Front End. What will stop working?

I have one web server with Central Administration and all SharePoint web applications on it. I want to add new front end. Will, at any point of adding new new web front end server to existing ...
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Installing SharePoint 2013 Foundation Preview

Does anyone know what I am doing wrong, I get the error below when installing the pre-requisites. It did the first round of updates then i rebooted and on the second lot of installs this came up. I've ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 preview on Windows Server 2012

I want to install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012, but it says minimum requirement is Windows Server 2008, however I am not able to try it yet, as I am having trouble with installing Network ...
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Central administration is displayed wrong

Just after installation of sharepoint 2010 I opened central administration it looked weird, like no styles and js had been loaded. A screenshot of CA and js-errors in console is presented here: ...
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How to configure a two-tier farm

We have 4 servers available for the SharePoint Server 2010 installation. I were thinking that 2 servers will be SQL servers with SQL Server failover clustering and the other 2 to have both Web ...
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New-SPconfigurationDatabase: Invalid Address on single SP2010 install

Can anyone please help me with this as I'm sure im missing something small. I am installing SP2010 on a Win7 Prof machine. All components on one machine. SQL2008R2 installed and all the features are ...
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Installing SharePoint std server 2010 on Windows 2008 server r2 - Guidelines

I would be installing sharepoint standard server 2010 on production and i would need some guidelines and tips especially on accounts to be used from AD. I have the following accounts all AD accounts: ...
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move from standalone installation to a small farm (SharePoint Server 2010)

One of our clients has a sharepoint standalone installation (few web apps with several site collections + user profile service, web analytics, search). They requested to move db to a new server. I'm ...
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Language is not supported during “Creating content DB” step

I'm encountering a problem during the installation of sharepoint in my farm. When it tries to create the DB the exception raised is "Language is not supported". I think everything on the machines is ...
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How can I tell SP installation of an existing SQL server

I wish to install SharePoint 2010 standard server but to "show" it the location of an existing SQL server, rather than have the prerquisites installation install its own sql version on the same ...
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How to store documents/images/video on a different server in sharepoint 2010

Currently I'm using SharePoint 2010. The sites and sub-sites are stored on the C drive. Since, this SharePoint site is going to have a large amount of documents, images, and videos I would like to ...
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Installing a custom webservice

I am trying to install some (old) bespoke software which contains Sharepoint webservices. Unfortunatly I don't have the documentation for this software, if there ever was any. I have been reading up ...
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Cumulative Updates: Are they discrete?

I was under the impression you only needed the latest CU, that they contains all previous CUs. But I was reading some about slipstreaming on Todd Klindt's blog were he says: Since the patches are ...
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Change installation directory of a SharePoint 2007 post install

I have a problematic customer who I thought was doing the right thing by installing it on a particular volume.. anyway apprarently he wants to move the SharePoint installation directories to another ...
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Sharepoint Server 2010 development environment setup error

*Tears hair out* I've been following this - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869.aspx walkthrough to set up Sharepoint Server 2010 on my local machine (Windows 7 64-bit). Sharepoint ...
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Cannot install Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows 7

I have problems trying to install Sharepoint Server 2010 on a virtual machine with Windows 7. What I did: 1) Mounted the sharepoint image file to virtual drive 2) Copied the files from virtual ...
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New SharePoint Install best practices

I have scoured the internet but can't find a precise answer to what I'm looking for and wondered if anyone could help. I have been testing SharePoint 2010 on a stand alone server. Never used it ...
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Installation of Sharpoint Server

I have sharepoint server and windows server 2008 R2 x64 environment with me. I googled about installation of sharepoint server in VMWare or VirtualBox. If I go ahead with installation of sharepoint ...
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Difference between Sharepoint Server & Sharepoint Foundation

What is the difference between Sharepoint Server & Foundation. To what I know, Sharepoint foundation is one of the editions other being Standard & Enterprise (as seen here ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Foundation Installation Error Prerequisites

Receiving the following error on installation of Sharepoint: What action should I take please? The server is updated with latest windows updates and I have restarted a number of times. Thank ...
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order of installation

I've been trying to research the best way to approach setting up a SharePoint 2010 farm...up to the steps where i have the basic config databases and CA created but am looking towards OWA, Service ...
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SharePoint Installation location

I'm new to the administrator field with sharepoint and am learning the ropes on the installation of the product. Question about the File Location option that is availible when you are running through ...
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How do I disable\stop or enable\start Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 development machine

I used the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script to setup my Windows 7 machine for Sharepoint Development. However, I don't want the Sharepoint services hogging up CPU in the background when I'm doing ...
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Hotfix installation on SharePoint 2010 farm?

We are going to install the hotfix - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553031, would like to clarify few points. does the SharePoint & IIS services need to be stopped before installing? do need ...
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sharepoint 2010 3 tier install and configuration queries

My setup NLB WFE1(VM) WFE2(VM) APP1 APP2 SQLserver 2008 R2 installed SQLserver 2008 install sharepoint 2010 on app1 Create and configure the farm run sharepoint congfiguration ...
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Fresh SP2010 Install > Should I install Hotfixes or SP1

Just finished installing SP2010. Is it good practice to install hot-fixes or sp1 before stating with the full configuration? Is there an order I should deploy these hotfixes or sp? If yes, what all ...
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Adding WFE to farm?

I am on step 2 installing SP on App/CA server. Do I need to install the whole sp thing on WFE if I want to add a WFE. Or What is the correct approach?
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SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player - Step by step instructions

I am looking for detailed instructions on how to install SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player. Ideally I'd like to install additional applications on top of SharePoint, like SSRS or PerformancePoint.
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Installing sharepoint 2010 foundation on windows 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1

Please tell me is there any potential issues for installing sharepoint 2010 foundation on windows 2008 r2 with service pack 1, or is it good to have service pack 2. And let me know if anyone have a ...
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When installing a solution from 3rd-party, every step goes fine, except to activate its feature

It is deployed successfully, but when activate it, come up with this error msg: "Feature with Id '1170444c-cb9f-4409-9271-82f46a90b23a' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Complete Install guide

I could not find any guides on the net regarding complete installation of SharePoint 2010 Foundation on vm or SharePoint 2010 Foundation with AD on vm. Here is my current progress:- 1. I've setup a ...
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SharePoint 2010 change authentication type to Kerberos from NTLM

I have installed SharePoint 2010 Standard edition on a machine along with a VM inside of SQLServer 2008 R2 as (Tier 2) ...By default its on NTLM and classic mode authentication. When I tried ...
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What are the implications of using a shared/default SQL Server instance vs a dedicated/named one for SP2010 DB Role?

I have a database server that hosts multiple minor databases not related to SharePoint and I want to utilize this server for a SP2010 environment database role. What are the implications of ...
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SharePoint 2010 installation - sql server

Simple question... Is it a requirement that SQL SERVER be installed on the same machine SharePoint is on? This is for a development installation... I.e. could I have SharePoint setup on one VM and ...
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Configure a new SharePoint install with existing databases

I'm trying to "clone" my company's SharePoint installation in order to run some experiments. The system is run on a virtual machine, but for some reason the VM will only work in the system were it is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Install test.. changing mind on service accounts and undoing Wizard created services/dbs?

We have a new 2010 Environment. Ran through quick on our install.. with the likely intention of having to do it again anyways. To keep thing simple, only have two service accounts. The farm admin ...
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Install SharePoint 2010 SP1 before or after running configuration wizard

Completely new standalone installation of SharePoint 2010. I'm currently at the "Run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard" checkbox. Should I a) install the SP1 before configuration or b) ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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SP2010 Install on virtual [closed]

I started to work on a home based play project where I wanted to created at least 2 VM (using vmware). Server 2k8 went good. then I moved on to setup AD (DC) and completed this piece. next step was to ...
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Hosting multiple internet facing sites on a single server

Is it possible to have multiple internet facing SharePoint sites running from the same server? I.E., different domains, completely unrelated content. Bonus question: If this is possible, and I have ...
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Why does New-SPConfigurationDatabase Fail?

I am doing a Farm installation of SP 2010 in a VirtualBox instance for the purpose of local development. I am using Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2. Since the instance of SQL server is local and ...
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Brand new SP 2010 setup

I googled for SP 2010 enterprise setup with sql enterprise and got bunch of links. I would like a good legit link that has been proven to work. Can someone please provide a link that really worked and ...
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Central Administration provisioning fails with System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException

I recently uninstalled MOSS 2007 from my development server and am trying to reinstall it. However I get an error during Step 6 of the post-install Configuration Wizard, and this causes the ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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SharePoint 2010 SP1 from 6/24 KB2460045 - does it include Foundation sp1, SharePoint sp1 and Cumulative from june already? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What order to apply SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SP1 and June 2011 CU? Confused... If we just installed SharePoint 2010 Enterprise RTM and want to patch up to SP1. Do we ...
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How to install Sharepoint 2010 on Windows 7 - special requirements?

I have read some of the similar questions but I haven't found a solution which meets my requirements. I don't want to use the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script. It downloads trial version of software. ...
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HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010

I'm encountering HTTP 500 Internal Error after installing SharePoint 2010. I ran SharePoint 2010 Central Administration at the first time and got it. I ran IISRESET but there was any changes. Also, I ...
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Install SharePoint 2010 on which servers of farm?

I was a little confused on this. Our SharePoint 2007 has SharePoint on the backend for some reason? Is this right? This leads me to believe that I need to install SharePoint 2010 on the ...