Microsoft share point server is an integrated suite for content management and documents flow for business/organisation. It is a simple way of doing better document management. There are few easy step to install and configure SharePoint Server.
Step1 Prepare Server
- Windows 2003 server (X64 bit or X86)
- Windows Service Pack 1 or Service pack 2
- IIS with ASP
- .net framework 2.0 and .net framework 3.0
- SQL Server 2005 Express
- Antivirus program
Step2 Download SharePoint Server 3.0
Step3 Install SharePoint Server 3.0
Step4 (optional) Add a CNAME record in your DNS server if you want to browse as FQDN
Step5 (optional) Add WEB listener in ISA server
Step6 Start menu>Administrative tool>SharePoint Central Administration and customise with your need such as
Internal email address, SMTP and Proxy setup, Department, Documents, Web layout, Announcement, Add users
Now users are ready browse or upload their contents. you have to administer, optimize and tune SharePoint server regularly to fulfil your need.