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Getting started with SharePoint Server 2010


Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

This book provides basic information about the capabilities of and requirements for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. The audience for this book includes IT pros, solution architects, and technical decision makers who are just starting to learn about SharePoint Server 2010 and want a quick introduction plus installation steps.

This Getting Started guide for SharePoint Server 2010 covers what's new in SharePoint Server 2010, provides references to evaluation content, and includes some end-to-end deployment scenarios to get you started quickly with an evaluation environment for SharePoint Server 2010.

The content in this book is a copy of selected content in the SharePoint Server 2010 ( technical library as of the publication date. For the most current content, see the technical library on the Web. Click the following link to open a Microsoft Word .doc file that you can download to your computer and print: Downloadable book: Getting started with SharePoint Server 2010 ( The size of this document is approximately 0.5 MB.

For additional information to help you plan and deploy SharePoint Server 2010, see the articles in the Planning and architecture for SharePoint Server 2010 ( section in this library and the Getting Started with SharePoint resource center (