Slipstream is a technique for running updates, patches, and feature packs. Learn how to use slipstream installation techniques in this video.
- [Instructor] SharePoint installs the nuts and bolts…and all the files it needs…for installation and configuration,…but it's the Products Configuration Wizard,…commonly known as PSCONFIG, which is the wizard's…executable file on the back end,…that really sets up SharePoint.…It uses all those files to do the heavy lifting…and configuring the SharePoint farm,…specifying the MinRoles, and more.…Over time, SharePoint will need updates, hot fixes,…patches, feature packs, service packs, and more.…
When the server is up and running, and you need…to apply them, you download the files you need and run them.…Then, you always have to rerun PSCONFIG…to have the changes made to the farm,…particularly when updating the versioning…in the configuration database.…Therefore, since we have to run PSCONFIG after the installer…to set up SharePoint for the first time,…this is a great time to apply those updates and such…during installation, so they can be added to the farm…from the very beginning.…
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CA Callahan takes you through each stage of the process, covering everything from software installation prerequisites, to common topologies and MinRoles, to how to slipstream updates into an installation. Callahan introduces best practices, as well as steps involved in configuring outgoing email, web applications, site collections, managed accounts, and farm accounts. Plus, discover how to use some common tools that experienced administrators use on a day-to-day basis to make the most of their installation efforts.
- SharePoint installation considerations
- Configuring SQL for SharePoint
- Software installation prerequisites
- Using the Installation Wizard
- Installing SharePoint 2016 on additional servers
- Configuring outgoing email
- Configuring a web application and site collection