|Options for Installing
These instructions use the stsadm.exe command, which can be found in the following location:
- SharePoint 2007: %PROGRAMFILES%Common FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions12BIN
- SharePoint 2010: %PROGRAMFILES%Common FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14BIN
- SharePoint 2013: %PROGRAMFILES%Common FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions15BIN
NOTE: Your product may include several SharePoint solutions in multiple [Component].wsp installation folders. Follow all steps for each solution to install the product for the first time.
|Review Best practices_for_a_successful_intstall to learn which servers to install on and what services to stop or restart.
Add the solution to the SharePoint solution store. Run this command on the appropriate server in your farm and be sure you are running the command with an account that is a member of the local server Administrators group.
The appropriate servers are typically those running the Foundation Web Application service or the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application service (or Windows SharePoint Services Web Application if you are using SharePoint 2007). Refer to Location of Install Files for more information.
Deploy the SharePoint solution. After adding the solution to the SharePoint solution store on your farm, it must be deployed to one or more Web Applications. This can be accomplished via Central Administration (see Deploying a Bamboo solution to a new Web Application for more information) or by running one of the following commands on the same server where you added the solution in Step 1 above.
To deploy to a specific Web Application, run this command:
To deploy to all Web applications EXCEPT the Central Administration Web application, run this command:
Execute the deployment job(s). This is an optional step. The SharePoint Timer job will take care of the deployment eventually, but if you don’t want to wait for it, you can run this command.
Manually Activate the Product Feature(s) in the appropriate Site Collection
After the Bamboo product solution is deployed to a Web Application, it must be activated in the site collection before it can be used. When you are ready to activate the site collection feature, please see Activating a Bamboo Site Collection Feature.