Office Webapps 2013 Server Deployment


Office WebApps Server is introduced in Lync Server 2013 platform to handle Powerpoint sharing in a Web Conference.

Below are the steps to deploy the Office WebApps 2013 server.

Deploy on Windows Server 2008 R2

Install the following prerequisites and update the server with latest Windows Patches.

Install the Server roles and Services and restart the Server.

Import-Module ServerManager

Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Net-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Includes,Web-Security,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Mgmt-Console,Ink-Handwriting,IH-Ink-Support

Capture56

Now to request a certificate for Office WebApps Farm. Go to IIS and select to Create Certificate Request

Capture57

Specify the Common name and the rest of the parameters and proceed with saving the request file. Get a Web Server certificate from the internal CA and complete the certificate request in IIS

Capture58

Install the Office WebApps 2013 software in application Server. Software can be downloaded from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455.aspx.

Capture59

Download and Install the Office WebApps server update from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2810007. Restart the server once done.

Now to configure the OfficeWebApps Farm. Run the below command on Windows Powershell with Administration privilege

New-OfficeWebAppsFarm -InternalUrl "https://wac01.contoso.com" -ExternalUrl "https://officeweb.contoso.com" -CertificateName "Office Web Apps Certificate" -EditingEnable 
Capture60

Test the deployed farm by using the discovery URL

https://wac01.contoso.com/hosting/discovery. It should come up with below response.

if you get “500 Web Service Exception”, run below command in Command Prompt

%systemroot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\aspnet_regiis.exe -iru

Restart the IIS

iisreset /restart /noforce

Configure the Office WebApps server in Lync Server 2013 Topology and publish.

Capture26

Check the Event Viewer and verify that this event is triggered and the Office WebApps URL s are discoverable

Capture62

Server deployment is done. Test the feature by running a Powerpoint Sharing session.

Capture63

Office Web Apps Server 2013 deployment is done.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s