This checklist will make sure you have all the required components needed to install and configure the SharePoint 2016.

This checklist is for installation and basic configuration of a SharePoint 2016 farm. This will not cover Web Application or Service Applications scenarios. For that, there will be a separate checklist.


Topic  Items  Values Description











Server Check

# Number of Servers

 

Total Number of Servers

Server Names

 

 

 

 

Short Name of the Server

Fully qualified Server name

 

 

 

 

Fully qualified domain for the server

IP Address

 

 

 

 

Ip Address of the Server

Server Role

 

 

 

 

Role of the Server I,e app, search, distributed cache, wen front end etc

Operating System Version

 

 

 

 

Version of OS

CPU

 

 

 

 

CPU(how many cores)

Ram

 

 

 

 

Memory on Server

Drive Space

 

 

 

 

Drive Space for C drive and others

Internet Access on Server

 

 

 

 

Make Sure Server can access to Internet

Firewall Blocking

 

 

 

 

Make Sure Firewall is not blocking any port which will be being used during installation









Database

SQL Version

 

 

 

 

SQL version if it is DB server

Port Number

 

 

 

 

Port number on which SQL Configured

Alias to SQL

 

 

 

 

What alias being used to connect SQL

Always-ON

 

 

 

 

If it is Always On

File Share Path

 

 

 

 

 

Max Degree of

 

 

 

 

If Max Degree of Parallelism set

Max memory Setting

 

 

 

 

Make Sure Max Memory for SQL Setup

Connectivity with SharePoint Server

 

 

 

 

 






SharePoint Sku

SharePoint Version

 

What version of SharePoint will be installed i.e Ent or Std

Product Key

 

License Key of the SharePoint

Location of SharePoint Binaries

 

Media or Shared drive folder where installation files saves

Language Packs

 

List of all additional language packs

Location of LP binaries

 

 




Domain

Domain Name

 

Domain

Netbios Name

 

NetBios Name of the environment

SMTP Server

 

For outgoing Emails, we need an outbound SMTP address










Security

Install Account

 

Account under SharePoint will be installed

Permission of Install account

 

Install account should have Local Admin at SharePoint server and DB-creator and Security admin on SQL server

Farm Admin Account

 

Farm admin account, which will run many services including Timers, CA app Pool etc

Permission of farm Admin account

 

Install account should have Local Admin at SharePoint server and DB-creator and Security admin on SQL server

PassPhrase

 

Passphrase of the farm








Configuration

Config DB Server

 

SQL Server name which will host config db

Config DB Name

 

Name of the Configuration DB

Central Admin Hosting

 

Server which will host Central Admin

Url of Central Admin

 

FQ URL for the Central Admin

Port Number of Central admin

 

Port number

SSL certs for central admin

 

SSL if CA will be configured as it

Location of ULS logs

 

Locations of the diagnostic logs

Exclusion for Antivirus

 

Exclude the certain folders from Antivirus Scan.