Monday, January 17, 2011

SharePoint 2010 Post-Installation Checklist

Below is the list of things that you should check to vefiry the succcessful and error-free SharePoint 2010 Installlation:

 1.   Inventory of Service Accounts

Get-spmanagedaccount  >> c:\SPAssessment.txt

2.    Run below command to retrieve list of service applications and their status

     Get-spserviceapplication |sort-object –property name |format-table name,status –auto  >> c:\SPAssessment.txt

3.    Run below command to retrieve list of windows services and their status:

Get-service |sort-object –property displayname |format-table displayname, status –auto >> c:\SPAssessment.txt

4.    List of webapplication, contentdatabase and sitecollection count

 Get-spcontentdatabase |format-table name, webapplication, currentsitecount –auto >>c:\SPAssessment.txt

5.    Verify all ribbon buttons are working on list/library

6.   Check Health and Diagnostics logging

7.    Monitor event logs

8.    Monitor disk space

9.    Verify outgoing and incoming email configuration

10.  Generate reports from Central Admin --> Monitoring (i.e. Health Reports, Web Analytics Report, Admin Reports)

11.  Verify alternate access mappings

12.  Check SQL Server databases and sizes

13.  Verify browsers


  1. Help full post.

    can you post similar kind with some extra points

    Thank you...

  2. This is a good list, especially the PowerShell. I would add something about setting up permissions for Farm Admins, Site Collection Admins, and on the initial site itself.