Install SharePoint 2013 Three-tier Farm – Installing and Configuring Office Web Apps Server

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

With Windows Server 2012 the deployment of Offic Web Apps Server got a lot easier.

Installation

First install the prerequisites.

Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-Mgmt-Console,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Static-Content,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Security,Web-Filtering,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-App-Dev,Web-Net-Ext45,Web-Asp-Net45,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Includes,InkandHandwritingServices,NET-Framework-Features,NET-Framework-Core

Download the Office Web Apps Server Installer from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=256561

And install the Office Web Apps Server

Deploy a new Web Apps Server Farm with PowerShell.

New-OfficeWebAppsFarm -InternalUrl "http://example.org" -ExternalUrl "http://example.org" -EditingEnabled -AllowHttp:$true

Update

In order to update a Office Web Apps Server installation you have to remove the existing Office Web Apps Farm.

Remove-OfficeWebAppsMachine

Now you can install the required updates.

If the installation has been finished create the Office Web Apps Farm again according to your settings.

New-OfficeWebAppsFarm -InternalUrl "http://example.org" -ExternalUrl "http://example.org" -EditingEnabled -AllowHttp:$true

The check wether Office Web Apps are running open your browser on:

http://example.org/hosting/discovery

Source

Microsoft Technet: Deploy Office Web Apps Server
Update Office Web Apps Server 2013

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