Install and configure a virtual environment for SharePoint 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary: Learn about permissions, accounts, security settings, and what you have to do to prepare your Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environment for SharePoint 2013.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, and related resources provide information about how to prepare Hyper-V to support a SharePoint 2013 virtual farm.

The following articles about virtualization in SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

 

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Use best practice configurations for the SharePoint 2013 virtual machines and Hyper-V environment

Provides best practice guidance to install and configure virtual machines for a SharePoint 2013 farm and the Hyper-V virtualization host computer.

The following resources about Hyper-V are available from other subject matter experts.

 

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Getting Business Done With Virtualization

Visit the TechCenter to access videos, community sites, documentation, and more.

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Virtualization: Prepare to Virtualize

This TechNet Magazine article provides an overview of the preparation required to shift applications to a virtual environment.

The following articles about how to deploy SharePoint 2013 on Azure Virtual Machines are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

 

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Content on MSDN

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  • Provides guidance to install and configure a SharePoint 2013 farm in an Azure environment.

  • This tutorial provides step by step instructions to create an Azure environment and then deploy a SharePoint farm on Azure Virtual Machines.

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