Installing Windows SharePoint Services and Windows SharePoint Services Components

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After setting up the domain controllers and Active Directoryaccounts, the Internet Platform and Operations group could log onthe front-end Web servers by using the STSAdminAcct account andfinish the deployment and configurations as outlined in thefollowing sections.

Installing Windows SharePoint Services

Windows SharePoint Services requires a server running WindowsServer 2003 with IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET enabled.

Note: Double-clicking theSetupsts.exe file installs Windows SharePoint Services with theMicrosoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (Windows) (WMSDE). In theenvironment described in this paper, dedicated servers running SQLServer host the Windows SharePoint Services customer data, soWindows SharePoint Services was installed without WMSDE by usingthe following steps.

Install Windows SharePoint Services

  1. Open a command prompt.

  2. Navigate to the directory that contains the Setupsts.exeinstallation file.

  3. Type setupsts.exe remotesql=yes.

Installing Windows SharePoint Services Language Packs

The Windows SharePoint Services deployment created by theInternet Platform and Operations group is running the Englishversion of Windows SharePoint Services. Installing additionalWindows SharePoint Services language packs allows the creation ofsites and subsites in other languages.

Install a Windows SharePoint Services language pack

  1. Download the language pack from the Microsoft Download CenterWeb site.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file to uncompress the languagepack.

  3. Open the folder that contains the language pack files.

  4. Double-click Setup.exe.

  5. Repeat steps 1-4 for each language on each front-end Webserver.