Two new Test Lab Guides (TLG) have been released this week for configuring the new Social features and Forms-based authentication in SharePoint Server 2013 Preview. TLGs are step-by-step walkthroughs of the configuration needed to implement a particular solution, and they are terrific resources for quickly building out your lab environment to evaluate and study new product features. You can download these latest TLGs at the following link locations:
Additional SharePoint Server 2013 Preview Learning Resources
These new TLGs build upon the original TLG for Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Preview in a Three-Tier Farm, so you'll need to start with this TLG to build your base configuration. This base TLG is available here along with several other learning resources to get started quickly with SharePoint Server 2013 Preview.
Ready for more Test Lab Guides?
The TLG team has recently setup a new Wiki site that collects together all of the TLGs for each Microsoft solution area. You can find the TLG Wiki site at: http://www.microsoft.com/testlabguides.
How are you using Test Lab Guides?
Are Test Lab Guides useful to you? Feel free to leave your comments below with how you're using Test Lab Guides and what you've found valuable and/or would like to see in the future.
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Keith Mayer is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 20 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT Pros worldwide on design of enterprise technology solutions.
Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including Private Cloud, System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from VMware, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.
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