Perform Postinstall Operations

Now that your installation is complete, there are a few additional operations that you should do to ensure your farm is properly configured from the start. Some of these are covered in later chapters in more detail. Here is a list of what should be done:

  • Adjust diagnostic logging path to ensure your C: drives don’t get filled up with SharePoint log entries.
  • Resolve the problematic HTTP 401.1 Unauthorized error (aka loopback fix).
  • Create a web application and site collection to host content.
  • Install language packs. This step is optional.
  • Install Office Web Apps to view and edit Office documents from SharePoint. This step is optional.
  • Apply the fix for WCF Data Services. This step is optional and provides support ...

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