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Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper

We have just published the Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper.

This white paper discusses general concepts regarding how to use SharePoint services on AWS and provides detailed technical guidance on how to configure, deploy, and run a SharePoint Server farm on AWS. It illustrates reference architecture for common SharePoint Server deployment scenarios and discusses their network, security, and deployment configurations so you can run SharePoint Server workloads in the cloud with confidence.This white paper is targeted to IT infrastructure decision-makers and administrators. After reading it, you should have a good idea on how to set up and deploy the components of a typical SharePoint Server farm on AWS.

Here’s what you will find inside:

  • SharePoint Server Farm Reference Architecture
  • Common SharePoint Server Deployment Scenarios
    • Intranet SharePoint Server Farm
    • Internet Website or Service Based on SharePoint Server
  • Implementing SharePoint Server Architecture Scenarios in AWS
    • Network Setup: 
      • Amazon VPC setups for Intranet and Public Website Scenarios
      • AD DS Setup and DNS Configuration
    • Server Setup and Configuration
      • Mapping SharePoint Server Roles and Servers to Amazon EC2 AMIs and Instance Types
      • SharePoint and SQL Server Configurations
    • Security
      • Security Groups
      • Network ACLs
      • Windows Instance Security
      • Administrator Access
      • Data Privacy
    • Deployment
    • Monitoring and Management
    • Backup and Recovery


— Jeff;


Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.