Deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Recognize the benefits of WSS 3.0, prepare your server environment, and then perform an install or upgrade.

Target Audience

The audience for this path are administrators of Windows SharePoint Services and technologies (and the web applications built on WSS), and other technical professionals who wish to certify in or deploy Office SharePoint Services 3.0.


A minimum of one-year of hands-on experience with Office SharePoint Technologies; proficiency in administering and configuring Internet Information Server (IIS), administering and configuring SQL Server 2000 or 2005 for Office SharePoint Technologies; a general understanding of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory administration, network infrastructure services, Internet Security, and Acceleration (ISA) Server, data back-up and restoration, network load balancing for applications, clustering, and ASP.NET 2.0 as it relates to Office SharePoint Services and technologies.

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

Deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

  • identify the system requirements for installing WSS.
  • recognize the preparatory steps required before installing WSS 3.0.
  • install WSS 3.0 on a stand-alone server.
  • install WSS 3.0 on a stand-alone server.
  • deploy WSS 3.0 in a simple server farm.
  • upgrade from WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0.
  • identify the tasks that need to be performed after a WSS installation or upgrade.
  • perform an upgrade of WSS.