Install SharePoint Server

Summary: Deployment articles help you install and configure SharePoint Server 2016 and upgrade from earlier versions.

The following articles include information about how to prepare for installation, step-by-step installation instructions, post-installation configuration steps, and upgrade information. Two sections are listed, one for SharePoint Server 2016 which describes MinRole and its configuration, and the other is SharePoint Server 2013.

Articles about SharePoint Server 2016 installation and configuration

Content Description
Install SharePoint Server 2016
Learn how to install SharePoint Server 2016 in various topologies.
Prerequisites for SharePoint Server
Learn about permissions, accounts, security settings, and what you have to do to prepare your environment for SharePoint Server 2016.
Configure SharePoint Server
Learn how to configure settings like services, authentication, and specific features after you install SharePoint Server 2016.
Install and manage apps for SharePoint Server
Learn about apps for SharePoint, the SharePoint Store, and the App Catalog and how to install, manage, and monitor apps in your SharePoint Server 2016 environment.
Upgrade to SharePoint Server 2016
Learn how to plan, prepare, and perform an upgrade to SharePoint Server 2016.
Deploy software updates for SharePoint Server 2016
Learn how to prepare for, download, install, and configure software updates and patches for SharePoint Server 2016.
Test and troubleshoot an upgrade to SharePoint Server 2016
Learn how to test and troubleshoot an upgrade from SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) to SharePoint Server 2016.
Configure SQL Server security for SharePoint Server
Learn how to improve the security of SQL Server for SharePoint Server 2016 environments.
SharePoint Server 2016 in Microsoft Azure
Learn about why Microsoft Azure is the best place to host your SharePoint Server 2016 farms in the cloud.
Microsoft Identity Manager in SharePoint Server 2016
Learn about the Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) in SharePoint Server 2016 and the features it provides to you as an external identity manager.

Articles about SharePoint Server 2013 installation and configuration

Content Description
Install for SharePoint 2013
Learn how to install SharePoint Server 2013 in various topologies.
Prerequisites for SharePoint Server
Learn about permissions, accounts, security settings, and what you have to do to prepare your environment for SharePoint Server 2013.
Configure SharePoint Server
Learn how to configure settings like services, authentication, and specific features after you install SharePoint Server 2013.
Install and manage apps for SharePoint Server
Learn about apps for SharePoint, the SharePoint Store, and the App Catalog and how to install, manage, and monitor apps in your SharePoint Server 2013 environment.
Upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
Learn how to plan, prepare, and perform an upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013.
Deploy software updates for SharePoint 2013
Learn how to prepare for, download, install, and configure software updates and patches for SharePoint Server 2013.
Test and troubleshoot an upgrade to SharePoint 2013
Learn how to test and troubleshoot an upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint Server 2013.
Configure SQL Server security for SharePoint Server
Learn how to improve the security of SQL Server for SharePoint Server 2013 environments.
SharePoint 2013 dev/test environments in Azure
Learn about why Microsoft Azure is the best place to host your SharePoint Server 2013 farms in the cloud.

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