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To install the SharePoint 2013 web service

Jun 05, 2015
Updated: 2014-01-22
Before you install the SharePoint 2013 web service, ensure you have the following items in your environment:
  • You have a working deployment of SharePoint 2013.
  • You have a working deployment of Services Manager 11.0.1. Services Manager 11.0 is not supported for use with the SharePoint 2013 service.
Important: Before you install the SharePoint 2013 web service, you must first download and extract the SharePoint2013.exe file, located at on the Citrix web site. After you have extracted the installation files, use the steps in this topic to install the web service.

Install the SharePoint 2013 web service on the SharePoint 2013 front-end web servers in your environment.

You can install the SharePoint 2013 web service using the graphical interface of the Services Manager Setup Tool. The Setup Tool installs the web service, any prerequisites needed, and the Configuration Tool. After installing the web service, you launch the Configuration Tool to perform the preliminary configuration. You then continue the configuration through the control panel.

  1. From the installation media, double-click Setup.exe. The Services Manager Setup Tool appears.
  2. On the License Agreement page, click I accept the terms of this license agreement and then click Next.
  3. On the Select Web Services page, select SharePoint 2013 Web Service. Click Next.
  4. On the Review Prerequisites page, review the required items the Setup Tool will install. Click Next.
  5. On the Ready to Install page, review your selections and then click Install. The Setup Tool installs the required files and displays the installation progress.
  6. When the installation is finished, click Next.
  7. On the Configure Installed Components page, click Configure next to the SharePoint service you installed.
  8. On the Configure IIS page, enter the Service Port used by the SharePoint service. The default port is 8095. Click Next.
  9. On the Specify SQL Server page, perform the following actions and then click Next:
    1. Configure the following information about the SQL Server that hosts the Services Manager system databases:
      • In Server address, specify the database server using the DNS alias, the IP address, or the FQDN.
      • In Server port, specify the port number used by SQL Server. The port for a default instance of SQL Server is 1433.
      • In Authentication mode, select whether to use Integrated (Windows and SQL) or SQL authentication. By default, Integrated is selected.
      • In Connect as, specify the username and password of the SQL administrator user. These fields are available when you select the SQL authentication mode for your deployment.
    2. Click Test Connection to ensure the Configuration Tool can contact the SQL Server and then click Next.
  10. On the Summary page, review the configuration information. If you want to change anything, return to the appropriate configuration page. When the summary contains the settings you want, click Next. The Configuration Tool configures the SharePoint web service and displays progress.
  11. Click Finish and then click Exit to close the Configuration Tool.

After you install the web service, continue the configuration using the Services Manager control panel. For more information, see Configure the SharePoint 2013 service.