Topic Last Modified: 2010-11-04

Before you set up Standard Edition server and publish your topology, set up your hardware and system infrastructure by doing the following:

After you complete all of the preparation tasks as described in this topic, but prior to publishing the topology, you also need to perform the other preparation tasks, including installing Windows operating systems and other prerequisite software, setting up Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Standard Edition server, configuring SQL Server for other roles, and configuring DNS. For details about these tasks, see the following topics: