Installing SharePoint For Personal Use

Are you new to SharePoint or are you seasoned professional who need to get their hands on working SharePoint environment
4.6 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
46 students enrolled
Instructed by Shahid Mahmood IT & Software / Other
40% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

This course will teach you how to create your personal SharePoint working space. I will take you step by step into this process and will first talk about what are the various options. We will then talk about the pros and cons of each. We will then go into the requirements of creating a SharePoint environment and what are the steps to acquire the required software. You will learn on how to install Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and ultimately SharePoint 2013 in a personal space.

Please note that we will use trial products which will work for 180 days only. Also these installations are not how you will install these products in a professional environment. This installation is for personal use only.

Finally, the skills you learn in this course will allow you to quickly create new environments for other products and even later and former versions of SharePoint.

What are the requirements?

  • You only need a good computer and internet
  • This course shows you how to get all the required software components.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a personal SharePoint 2013 environment
  • Learn how to install Windows Server 2012
  • Learn how to install SQL Server 2012
  • Create and Manage Virtual Machines

Who is the target audience?

  • Developers who need a personal working environment
  • SharePoint Admins and Power Users who need a personal working environment

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction

In this lecture we talk about the following;

1. What is the course all about.

2. What will you learn and what will you not learn.

3. Expections and outcome.


Lets discuss the various options you have to use SharePoint


Walk through of a Cloud hosted SharePoint solution.

Section 2: Set the stage for SharePoint Installation

What are the software and hardware requirements


How to download all the required software components for this course.


The first step for creating a personal SharePoint environment is creating the Virtual machine itself.


Installation of Windows Server 2012 on the VM.


Installation of SQL Server 2012 on the VM.


Update windows to enable SharePoint installation.

Section 3: Install SharePoint

Install SharePoint Pre-Requisites


Install SharePoint binaries.


Lets configure SharePoint and complete the installation,

Section 4: Manage Virtual Machine

Some important points to manage and maintain your VMs.

Section 5: Final Words

Please provide feedback and ask questions.

Thankyou for taking this course!

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Shahid Mahmood, SharePoint Evangelist

Shahid Mahmood has over ten years in working on the Microsoft Tools and Technology stack specially the Microsoft .NET Platform. He has been working with Microsoft SharePoint for the last five years. He has been involved in deployment, configuration, architecture planning and development of SharePoint applications for clients in the Banking, Healthcare, and Staffing.

Shahid plays tennis (and has a consistent serve), he also plays squash and table tennis. He is new to the Boston area so currently the weekends are spent exploring new places.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course