This model explains how to create a test environment to use when you upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint Foundation 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Products Preview.
As part of a successful upgrade plan, you have to develop environments in which you can test upgraded components. This model describes how to create an environment that accounts for components in your SharePoint 2010 Products environment that you plan to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 Products Preview.
How to install and configure SharePoint 2013 using step by step instructions?
Excellent step by step instruction can be found at : http://sharepoint-tutorial.net/page/install-sharepoint-2013.aspx
- SharePoint 2013 Software and Hardware requirements
- Active Directory Installation and Configuration
- Administrative and Service Accounts
- SQL Server 2012 Installation and Configuration
- Windows Server 2012 Configuration
- Web Server (IIS) role and Application Server role including .NET Framework 4.5
- IE Enhanced Security Configuration
- SharePoint 2013 Installation
How to configure SharePoint Server 2013 Preview in a Three-Tier Farm
This paper contains a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 Preview and step-by-step instructions for creating a test lab that contains a three-tier SharePoint farm that is based on the Base Configuration test lab guide (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=198140) and the SQL Server 2012 test lab guide (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=256663). It also demonstrates the facilities of a default team site.
This paper contains a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 Preview and step-by-step instructions for creating a test lab based on the SharePoint Server 2013 Preview Three-Tier Farm test lab guide (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255045) and the Test Lab Guide Mini-Module: Install AD FS 2.0 (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/11846.test-lab-guide-mini-module-install-ad-fs-2-0.aspx). With this test lab, you configure and demonstrate Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based claims authentication for a SharePoint Server 2013 Preview web application.