Product Documentation

SharePoint 2013

Jun 05, 2015
Updated: 2013-10-31

The SharePoint 2013 service delivers SharePoint web sites to customers for sharing documents and information from the cloud. Services Manager integrates with SharePoint servers through a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service.

Features in the SharePoint 2013 service

The SharePoint 2013 service provides the following features:
  • Manage DNS records per customer (A records only)
  • Reporting for SharePoint users and site types
  • Import existing sites to manage in the control panel
  • Remove sites from the control panel without affecting the farm
  • Licensing:
    • Per-site licensing for Foundation sites
    • Per-user licensing for Standard and Enterprise sites enables user access to site features based on the user plan provisioned
    • Office Web Apps and Project Web App options enable users to work with Microsoft Office or Project files from within Standard or Enterprise sites (requires licenses for Microsoft Office or Project products)
  • Assign certificates to customer sites
  • Supports Workflow Approval, allowing users to self-provision appropriate user plans based on the customer's site licensing

How do I deploy the SharePoint 2013 service?

Before you deploy the SharePoint 2013 service, review the deployment requirements in Plan to deploy the SharePoint service.

Use the following topics to install, configure, and provision the service:

If you are migrating customers from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, see Migrate customers to SharePoint 2013 for information about onboarding migrated SharePoint sites to Services Manager.