Project Server 2013 Deployment Guide


While Microsoft technologies are widely used, it can be gorgeous to find out good, simple and straightforward documentation to guide you through its implementation.

This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to set up Project Server 2013.
Although, while SharePoint and SQL Server are mandatory for deploying Project Server, this article will neither cover SharePoint specific configurations that are not required for a minimal Project Server deployment, nor will it approach SQL Server Installation.

By following this guide, you are going to learn how to install Project Server, and setup a simple Project Web App instance. In order to deep dive in SQL Server and SharePoint Server installation and configuration, we’ll add other articles to cover those topics.

 High-level architecture

To be written


Software requirements for Project Server 2013 SP1

OS : Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 (non-core installation) with at least SP1 update
Database : SQL Server 2008 R2 with SP1 (64-bit), SQL Server 2012 (64-bit), SQL Server 2014 (64-bit)

For the complete list of hardware and software requirements for Project Server 2013, please follow this link on Technet

Service accounts used in the guide

sa-spinstaller : local administrator on the SharePoint computer
sa-sqlSrvSp2013 : dbcreator and securityadmin in SQL Server
sa-spEpmSvcAcct : simple AD user account

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