Installing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2003 – Part 3: Installing Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0

By: Editor
April 30, 2009

This article is a part of a series describing the Installation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2003.

Installing Microsoft .Net Framework 3.0

In this article you will see how to install and configure Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0. You can download Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package from the below mentioned link.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package

Double click the downloaded dotnetfx3setup.exe file to extract the files. Once you have extracted the files you will be able to see Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Setup welcome dialog box as shown in the below snippet.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Setup

In Welcome to Setup screen, read the licensing agreement and select “I have read and ACCEPT the terms if the License Agreement” option and click the Install button. Once the .NET Framework 3.0 installation is completed click the Exit button.

Allow ASP.Net 2.0 Web Service Extension in Internet Information Services (IIS)

Next step will be to allow ASP.Net 2.0 Web Service Extension in IIS to be configured. This can be done by clicking Start | Administrative Tools | Internet Information Services. This will open up Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

In Internet Information Services Management console, expand server name in the left pane and then select Web Service Extensions. Next you need to select ASP.NET v2.0.50727 in the right side panel and click the Allow button. This completes the Microsoft .Net Framework 3.0 configuration.

Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Microsoft SQL Server is one of the core components for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. It is recommended to use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (SP1) along with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. However, you can also use Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Service Pack 4 (SP4) as a backend for MOSS 2007.

To install Microsoft SQL Server 2005, you can follow the article titled Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 which is a step by step installation guide. Once SQL Server 2005 is installed successfully you need to Install SQL Server 2005 SP1.

In Part 4, we'll take a look at how to Install and Configure Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2003.


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