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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Installation guide for Sitecore through Setup

This article refer to installation of Sitecore by using Setup.

Before installing Sitecore, make sure you installed IIS, SQL Server and Visual Studio respectively.

You must have Sitecore Setup EXE like “Sitecore 7.2 rev. xxxxxx.exe” and licence.xml file.
Here is complete guide 

·         Double click on Sitecore Setup EXE. Click Next on Welcome wizard.

·         Select ‘New Instance’

·         Accept license agreement.

·         Select Complete installation type.

·         Enter Instance Name

·         Browse License file.

·         Enter SQL Server credentials. This steps should create three database with prefix NewInstance3 like “NewInstance3Sitecore_Web”.
If you want to change prefix then select “Advanced…” button in the same screen and change “Database Prefix”.

·         Select sitecore installation path.

·         Select Web Site name that should be created in IIS.

·         Finally click Install and wait for setup to proceed.

·         If you get this screen then congratulation you installed sitecore successfully. Check Launch Sitecore box.

·         Once you click on Finish button, you should get

·         If you are not getting welcome sitecore screen then check entry in “hosts” file at “C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc”. There must be entry for new instance like “            NewInstance3”. If any such entry is not found then then do it manually.

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