Installing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2003 – Part 5 Using SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard

By: Editor
May 02, 2009

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

Using SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

1. Once the MOSS 2007 installation has successfully completed, then you are left with the configuration of Database Server and Databases where server farm configuration data will be stored. In Welcome to SharePoint Products and Technologies click Next, to continue with the configuration of database server and databases.

Welcome to SharePoint Products and Technologies

2. Once you click Next, a dialog box will be displayed explaining you that some of the services will be restarted during the configuration. This will not be a concern if you are working with a dedicated web server. However, if you are using a web server which is currently hosting some websites then restarting services will result in downtime. In such a scenario you need to perform this activity during off hours. Click Yes, to continue with the configuration wizard.

SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard

3. In the Connect to a Server Farm screen, select “No, I want to create a new server farm” option and click Next, to continue with the configuration wizard.

Connect to a Server Farm

4. On the Specify Configuration Database Settings screen, provide the Database Server and Database Name. You also need to Specify Database Access Account Username and Password information with which you can connect to the database server. Click Next to continue with the configuration wizard.

Specify Configuration Database Settings

5. In the Configure SharePoint Central Administrator Web Application you need to specify a port number between 1 and 65535 or accept the default port which is provided by the configuration wizard. Under Configure Security Settings choose an authentication provider for this web application as NTLM. Click Next to continue with the configuration wizard.

Configure SharePoint Central Administrator Web Application

6. In the Completing the SharePoint Product and Technologies Configuration Wizard screen, you can review the settings which you selected so far and finally click Next, to continue with the configuration wizard.

Completing the SharePoint Product and Technologies Configuration Wizard

7. Once the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Configuration Wizard is successfully you will see the below screen. Click Finish to close the wizard and launch the SharePoint Central Administration homepage.

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Configuration Successful

This completes the installation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2003.

Important Note:

If you are looking out for steps to uninstall Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 the read the following article titled "How to Uninstall Office SharePoint Server 2007 Manually".

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