Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Summary: Learn about permissions, accounts, security settings, and what you have to do to prepare your environment for SharePoint 2013.
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Provides information about the administrative and service accounts that are required for an initial SharePoint 2013 installation.
Describes SharePoint 2013 administrative and services account permissions. This article discusses the following areas: Microsoft SQL Server, the file system, file shares, and registry entries.
Learn how to harden SQL Server for SharePoint 2013 environments by using SQL Server tools and Windows Firewall.
Describes how to install SharePoint 2013 prerequisites from an offline shared network location using the prerequisite installer (PrerequisiteInstaller.exe) tool.
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