Install SharePoint 2010
Now that you understand the farm and have created your service accounts, you are ready to install. As you will learn in this section, there are three main steps to installing SharePoint 2010:
1. Installing prerequisites
2. Installing SharePoint binaries
3. Creating or joining the farm
This section assumes the OS and SQL Server have already been installed and configured as per the requirements listed previously. This installation section applies to all farm sizes, from a single server to a multiserver farm.
NOTE Before starting the installation, be sure to log into the server with the install account that you created.
This section won’t go into detail on how to configure the OS or SQL Server, but here are a few quick ...