Install SharePoint 2013 Three-tier Farm – Architecture and Licensing

This post of is part of my Install SharePoint 2013 Three-tier Farm project.

Network Scheme SharePoint Farm

As the server architecture is already given in this case, I’m only going to show you the hardware requirements of those servers.

Server additional

Each server installation provides:

  • latest service pack
  • 64 Bit
  • resources for less than 1000 users

FIM 2010 R2 (optional)

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff512684(v=WS.10).aspx
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: FIM 2010 R2, SQL Server 2010 R2
Name: w2k12fim1
CPU: 64-bit, 4cores
RAM: 8 GB
Disk:  System 80 GB, Data 100 GB (dynamisch)

FIM Portal (optional)

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff512684(v=WS.10).aspx
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: FIM 2010 R2 Service Portal
Name: w2k12fim2
CPU: 64-bit, 4 cores
RAM: 4 GB
Disk:  System 80 GB

SQL 2010 R2

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: SQL Server 2010 R2
DNS (Alias): sp1sql
Name: w2k12spsql1
CPU: 64-bit, 4 cores
RAM: 12 GB
Disk:  System 80 GB, Data 100 GB (dynamic)

SP 2013 App

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx
DNS: sp1app.vbl.ch
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: SharePoint Server 2013
Name: w2k12spapp1
CPU: 64-bit, 4 cores
RAM: 12 GB
Disk:  System 80 GB, Data 100 GB (dynamic)

SP 2013 Web

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: SharePoint Server 2013
DNS: sharepoint.domain.ch, sp1web.domain.ch
Name: w2k12spweb1
CPU: 64-bit, 4 cores
RAM: 12GB
Disk:  System 80 GB,  Data 100 GB (dynamic)

OWA

Hardware and Software Requirements: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219435.aspx#software
Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Service: Office Web Apps Server 2013
Name: w2k12was1
DNS: was1.domain.ch
CPU: 64-bit, 4 cores
RAM: 12 GB
Disk:  System 80 GB, Data 50 GB (dynamic)

Server available

The installation and deployment of this servers won’t be part of this project.

  • Active Directory
  • Active Directory Federation Services

 DNS entries

sp1web.domain.ch CNAME w2k12spweb1.domain.ch
sp1app.domain.ch CNAME w2k12spapp1.domain.ch
was1.domain.ch CNAME w2k12was1.domain.ch

Licenses

    • SharePoint 2013
      • 1x App
      • 1x Web
      • X user CALS
    • SQL Server 2010 R2 Datacenter
      • 1x SharePoint
      • 1x FIM
    • Windows Server 2012
      • 1x FIM Service
      • 1x FIM Portal
      • 1x SP SQL
      • 1x SP App
      • 1x SP Web
      • 1x OWA
    • FIM 2010
      • 1x  FIM Service
      • 1x  FIM Portal
      • X user CALS

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