I hope you know how to Install Windows Server 2012 on a HyperV, VMware or any other cloud hosting sites like skytap or cloudshare.
Restart the server.
Installing SharePoint 2013
Automatic Restart on Finish.
When Setup Finishes. Uncheck the Run the Product Configuration Wizard and Click Finish.
Let’s Install SQL Server.
I have downloaded SQL Server 2012 Enterprise with SP1
Created a Folder in C Drive SQL Server with three subfolders 1 for Analysis Services, 1 for DB and 1 for Log Files.
Take a Coffee Break (Highly Recommended)
Now Let’s Create Users
Although we can create as many as 7 account but remember I am setting up a Test VM so we will create 3.
SP_Farm, SP_Content and SP_Services
click Next and Finish.
Repeat the same step for SP_Content
The other accounts that you can create for Multi Server Farm are
SP_Search, SP_UserProfile, and any other account that need for Service Apps like Excel, PerformancePoint.
Now go to apps and Open SQL Server Configuration Manager to check TCP IP Protocol is enabled or not.
Also Check the Required Services are running. Stop and Set to manual the services that you do not need.
Let’s Test the login to SQL Server
Let’s Run the SharePoint 2013 Products Configuration Wizard.
Enter Your SQL Server Name in Single Server it can be your machine Name. If you have installed Named instance you have to enter Machine\InstanceName
Enter SharePoint Farm Admin User. This user should not have any access to SharePoint. In my case I am using Administrator. You can use SP_Farm Account here.
You can change the Farm Account after installation of SharePoint from Central Admin.
Enter Central Admin Port
Click Finish to Start Central Administration for the firs time.
I clicked Cancel as I do not want to create all the service applications using the Wizard. I will create them one by one.
Now Install Visual Studio 2012
Now also Install the First Visual Studio 2012 Update from here
Let’s Create some Sample Users in Active Directory
First download the script from my sky drive
Copy it to C Drive
Coupe of things to make sure. Open the AddUsersToAd.vbs file and Find and Replace contoso with your domain name and com with your e.g. LOC or edu etc.
Install Office Professional Plus 2013
Install SharePoint Designer 2013
Lets Install the Workflow Manager and its tools for Visual Studio 2012
Choose Configure Workflow Manager with Custom Settings. You can also choose first option if you don’t want to look what’s in there.
Make sure you enter the user name as fully Qualified Name e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org
Enter Key for Certificates
Choose “Allow Workflow Management over http
Check the box to use same certificate for bus.
Attaching Workflow Server to site require a small Management Shell Script.
Register-SPWorkflowService –SPSite "<SITEURL>" –WorkflowHostUri "ServerName">ServerName">http://>ServerName>:12291" –AllowOAuthHttp
Let’s Install SharePoint Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 Preview 2
Search for SharePoint
Add SharePoint Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 Preview 2
Let’s Disable Loop Back Check
End of Part 1
Configuring SharePoint 2013 for App Development
Configuring Service Applications
Configuring User Profile Service Application