SharePoint Services 3.0 Install
Author: jason
Date: 2008-04-01 03:26:34
Category: Technical

This is a quick overview of a basic install of Microsoft SharePoint Services 3.0 on a single stand-alone server

Required Files
Latest Service Pack/Patches
.NET Framework, 50MB Stand-alone package or Bootstrap setup
SharePoint Services 3.0, 77.7MB Download and Documentation

Install the latest service pack and patches
Install the latest .NET Framework
Install and configure Internet Information Services
a) Go into Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Add/Remove Windows Components
b) Go into the Details of the Application Server
c) GO into the Details of the Internet Information Services (IIS)
d) Check World Wide Web Service
e) Check ASP.NET
f) Click OK and Next through the install screens
g) Have the Windows CD ready to copy the necessary files

SharePoint Services 3.0
Run the SharePoint setup exe

An error may appear stating ASP.NET 2.0 needs to be enabled or installed. The Microsoft KB947287 gives the following instructions.
Open a command prompt
Navigate to: WINDOWS - Microsoft.NET - Framework - v2.0.50727
Execute the following command and re-run the SharePoint setup exe

aspnet_regiis.exe -i -enable

Accept the license agreement

Click Basic
This will also install and configure a light version of SQL Server
The instance name will be "MICROSOFT##SSEE"

Wait while SharePoint installs

The setup may or may not prompt for a reboot

To access the Configuration Wizard after a reboot it can be found on the Administrative Tools menu: "SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard"

If necessary, click "Yes" to creating the Central Administration Web Application

Click Next on the Welcome screen

Click "Yes" to acknowledging the services that will need to be started or reset

Wait while SharePoint configures itself through 10 task stages
If one of the stages fails try rebooting and running the Wizard again

Click Finish

Internet Explorer should open to the SharePoint homepage
Enter the local administrator Username and Password to access the site

The SharePoint site should appear

Site-wide settings can be configured under Site Actions - Site Settings

Visitor access can be configured in the Advanced Permissions and in the Team Site Visitors group

Here is an example of adding Authenticated Users with Read access

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