Installation of SharePoint server 2010 beta:
Before installing SharePoint server 2010, you should install the following requirement on the system.
1. Install IIS service
2. Install SQL server 2008
3. .net Framework 4.0
Let start the installation
First you should install the prerequisites using “install software prerequisites” and it will download and install the prerequisites.
Then install office SharePoint server
Select the “create a new server farm” option which is same as MOSS 2007 installation steps.
The next step is new one in 2010 that is called farm passphrases and this is new and extra security.
If you want to specify the port for central Admin “specify it” and select the authentication method.
Finish the installation as same as Moss 2007.
Central Administration overview