Whether you are a user or an administrator, you should understand how
Windows SharePoint Services is installed and configured. Microsoft
has simplified the installation process, allowing you to choose your
installation mode and walk away from the server while the
installation progresses. Once SharePoint is installed, you can access
many configuration options to fine-tune your installation.
In this chapter, you will learn about the options for installing and
configuring Windows SharePoint Services. However, detailed
installation instructions are beyond the scope of this book. This
chapter does provide a high-level overview of the important aspects
of the installation process, including:
Software and hardware requirements
The process of installing Windows SharePoint Services
The process for integrating Windows SharePoint Services with
SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Once you have read this chapter, you should understand the choices
involved in deploying Windows SharePoint Services and be aware of the
various configuration options.
To use Windows SharePoint Services, you will need a server that meets
the minimum requirements. Table 6-1 outlines the
hardware, software, and client requirements to run Windows SharePoint
Services. Keep in mind that these are only minimum requirements, and
most applications require more processing power, memory, and hard
Table 6-1. Minimum hardware and software requirements for SharePoint ...
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