Deployment for SharePoint Foundation 2010
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010
Welcome to the deployment guide for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010. The articles in this guide help you prepare to install, install, and configure SharePoint Foundation 2010. The deployment guide includes information about deployment scenarios, step-by-step installation instructions, and post-installation configuration steps. It also describes how to upgrade to SharePoint Foundation 2010.
Before installing SharePoint Foundation 2010, be sure you have reviewed the information in Planning and architecture for SharePoint Foundation 2010.
For a graphical overview of the deployment process, download the SharePoint 2010 Products Deployment model from the Technical diagrams (SharePoint Foundation 2010) article.
In this section:
This article provides information about deploying SharePoint Foundation 2010. The goal of this article is to provide information that can help you and your teams make fundamental decisions about deploying SharePoint Foundation 2010-based solutions in your organization.
This article explains how to use PrerequisiteInstaller.exe to install prerequisites from a network share. Doing so can result in a more consistent deployment.
This section provides essential steps to take before you deploy Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010.
Follow the steps in this section to deploy a single server or server farm with SharePoint Foundation 2010, or to deploy the Office Web Apps for use with SharePoint Foundation 2010.
Follow the steps in this section to install language packs, configure farm settings and services, and create site collections.
The articles in this section describe how to deploy site elements that have been customized by developers or Web designers in a SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment.
Microsoft periodically releases software updates for SharePoint Foundation 2010. Follow the steps in this section to apply these updates to your servers running SharePoint Foundation.
Follow the steps in the upgrade guide to plan, prepare, and perform an upgrade to SharePoint Foundation 2010.
If you plan to use Office Web Apps, you must install and configure them to work with SharePoint 2010 Products. For more information, see Deploy Office Web Apps (Installed on SharePoint 2010 Products).