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Speaker?http://JavierBarrera.email@example.com: @jtbarreraSharePoint Engineer – Rackspace Enterprise Services MCSE, MCITP, and Other Various Alphabet Soup Credentials 11+ Years in Enterprise Level IT Manage over 250+ Unique SharePoint Farms Direct Implementation of Public Facing SharePoint Sites that Average 1+ Million Hits per Month 2
What We Have in OWA 2010Couldn’t run OWA on DCTightly integrated in SP2010Unintended downtime for install/patch/removalExcel web app/excel services confusionInstall on single or multiple servers in farm for service on serverLeveraged as SharePoint feature (turn it on/off per site collection)Special SQL database permission requirements 5
Problems with OWA 2010Adds extra load to installed SP serversLimited browser supportLimited document editing capabilitiesNo smartphone supportNo tablet supportNo touch supportComplex patching cycle 6
Some OWA 2013 Advantages• Easy upgrades without downtime• Scaling without SharePoint impact• New capabilities to: ◦ Exchange ◦ Lync ◦ File Shares ◦ Custom Sources• Can now create files within the browser• Greater browser compatibility 7
New Terms in OWA 2013Web application Open Platform Interface (WOPI)WOPI provides the link between the SharePoint farm and the OWAfarmWOPI components◦ WOPI App: Office Web App 2013 farm◦ WOPI Host: typically your SharePoint farmOffice Web Apps servers can be dedicated to role or All◦ Front End◦ Excel Back End◦ Word Back End◦ PowerPoint Back EndMaster Machine 10
OWA 2013 RequirementsWindows Server 2008 R2 x64 (+higher version)All servers must be domain joined.NET 4.0IIS 7.0 (role needs to be turned on through the Web Server (IIS) role)PowerShell 3.0Load balancer for multi-machine farmsDedicated server(s) with no other applications installed (that are usingports 80 or 443)*◦ Can not install SharePoint/domain controller/Exchange/Lync on the OWA servers 12