System requirements for SharePoint 2013
Published: July 16, 2012
Summary: Introduces articles that describe hardware, software, and other requirements for SharePoint 2013.
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013
Before you install SharePoint 2013, you must make sure that you have installed all required hardware and software. To effectively plan your deployment, you must understand the level of support that is provided for the web browsers that you will be using in your environment and how support for IP versions 4 and 6 is implemented in SharePoint 2013. You must also understand the URL and path length restrictions in SharePoint 2013.
The following articles on TechNet help you prepare for the installation of SharePoint 2013 by providing information about the prerequisites that you must have in order to run SharePoint 2013.
TechNet articles about SharePoint 2013 system requirements
The following articles about SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.
Describes the hardware and software requirements that you must meet to successfully install SharePoint 2013.
Lists the minimum software requirements to run Business Intelligence features in SharePoint Server 2013 including PowerPivot for SharePoint, SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services for SharePoint, Power View for SharePoint, Excel Services, PerformancePoint Services and Visio Services.
Describes levels of support for web browsers to use with SharePoint 2013.
Describes the specific URL path length and character restrictions in SharePoint 2013, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8 that you should be aware of when planning sites, navigation, and structure.
Describes SharePoint 2013 support for IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6).
This article provides a starting point for planning the performance and capacity of your SharePoint Server 2013 farm, and includes performance and capacity testing results and guidelines for acceptable performance.
This article walks you through the concepts involved in capacity management and sizing SharePoint Server 2013 farms, and provides an overview of the planning process.
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July 16, 2012