Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 on a Server with Windows SharePoint Services

Abstract: Learn how to install Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 on a server that already has Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 installed, and incorporate existing SharePoint sites into the new configuration.

Introduction

Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 builds on the technology of Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. Users who have installed Windows SharePoint Services will often want to take full advantage of that technology by installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003. SharePoint Portal Server 2003 includes Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. However, to preserve information from your existing deployment, you must perform several additional steps when installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 on a server that already has Windows SharePoint Services installed.

Click here to download the full MS article in Microsoft Word DOC format.