This chapter focuses on the installation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The goal of the chapter is to prepare you to plan for the installation of Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. You will also learn how to add and remove servers from a server farm. This chapter also covers the process for uninstalling the products and items that are not removed during the uninstall process.
Installing SharePoint Server 2007 is a straightforward process, but some of the decisions you'll make are pivotal to your farm deployment. There's much to learn, so let's get started.