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Get fast answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007. Zero in on core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the precise information you need to get the job done—whether you’re at your desk or in the field!

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Get fast answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007. Zero in on core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the precise information you need to get the job done—whether you’re at your desk or in the field!

Get fast facts to:

  • Install and configure SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • Create and administer SharePoint site collections
  • Configure security and privacy settings
  • Set up workflows and define information management policies
  • Implement enterprise content management
  • Configure an intranet portal with integrated search and indexing capabilities
  • Monitor performance and troubleshoot system issues
  • Back up and restore at the content level or system level
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735623828
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 5/2/2007
  • Series: Administrator's Companion Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.68 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 1.27 (d)

Meet the Author

Ben Curry, MCP, MCTS, CISSP, is a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server and a network architect specializing in knowledge management and collaboration technologies. He develops custom SharePoint solutions and has presented at TechEd and Dev Connections.

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Table of Contents

For Whom Is This Book Designed?;
How Is This Book Organized?;
Conventions Used in This Book;
Questions and Support;
Part I: SharePoint Products and Technologies Fundamentals;
Chapter 1: Overview of SharePoint Products and Technologies Administration;
1.1 SharePoint Products and Your Hardware;
1.2 Applications and Services;
1.3 Administration Overview;
Chapter 2: Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies;
2.1 Preparing for Installation;
2.2 Installing the First Windows SharePoint Services Server in the Farm;
2.3 Installing the First SharePoint Server 2007 Server in the Farm;
2.4 Upgrading Windows SharePoint Services to SharePoint Server;
Part II: SharePoint Core Administration;
Chapter 3: Central Administration;
3.1 Server Farm Operations;
3.2 Application Management;
Chapter 4: Creating Site Collections;
4.1 Site Creation Modes;
4.2 Creating Site Collections;
4.3 Site Settings;
Chapter 5: Customizing Sites;
5.1 Using the Default Site Collection Templates;
5.2 Customizing the Default Templates;
5.3 Web Part Pages;
5.4 Web Parts;
5.5 Web Part Galleries;
Chapter 6: Using Workflows and Information Management Policies;
6.1 Automating Document Management in SharePoint Server 2007;
6.2 Creating and Configuring Workflows;
6.3 Defining Information Management Policies;
6.4 Using Content Types;
6.5 Tracking Information Management Policy Use;
Chapter 7: Implementing Security for SharePoint Products;
7.1 Securing Web Applications;
7.2 Site Collection Security;
7.3 Server Farm Security;
Part III: Working with SharePoint Server 2007;
Chapter 8: Deploying SharePoint Server Shared Services;
8.1 Creating a Shared Services Provider;
8.2 Configuring Shared Services;
Chapter 9: Configuring SharePoint Server Portals;
9.1 Creating Departmental Portals;
9.2 Creating Corporate Intranet Portals;
9.3 Managing My Sites;
Chapter 10: Configuring Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Content Management;
10.1 Understanding and Working with Content Types;
10.2 Managing Official Records;
10.3 Managing Web Content;
10.4 Managing Electronic Forms;
Chapter 11: Configuring Office SharePoint Server Excel Calculation Services;
11.1 Getting Started with Excel Calculation Services;
11.2 Configuring Excel Servers in the Farm;
11.3 Configuring Trusted File Locations;
11.4 Workbook Security;
11.5 Publishing Office Excel 2007 Workbooks;
11.6 Configuring Excel Services Settings;
11.7 Configuring Trusted Data Connection Libraries;
11.8 Configuring Trusted Data Providers;
11.9 Configuring User-Defined Function Assemblies;
Chapter 12: Configuring SharePoint Server Search and Indexing;
12.1 Creating and Managing Content Sources and Crawl Settings;
12.2 Creating and Managing Search Scopes;
12.3 Configuring Crawler Impact Rules;
12.4 Configuring Relevance Settings Through Authoritative Pages;
12.5 Configuring the Thesaurus and Noise Word Files;
12.6 Working with Query Reporting;
Part IV: SharePoint Performance and Operations;
Chapter 13: Scaling Out to a SharePoint Technologies Server Farm;
13.1 Preparing for Scaling Out to a Server Farm;
13.2 Scaling Out Windows SharePoint Services;
13.3 Scaling Out SharePoint Server;
13.4 Creating Multiple Shared Services Providers;
Chapter 14: Backup and Restore of SharePoint Products and Technologies;
14.1 Content Recovery;
14.2 Disaster Recovery;
Chapter 15: Logging and Processing Analysis;
15.1 Using Performance Monitor;
15.2 Performance Monitoring Best Practices;
15.3 Configuring Event Logs and Diagnostic Logging;
15.4 Best Practices Analyzer for Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server;
Command-Line Options;
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2007

    Great daily resource!

    I often reference this guide for things I rarely do, like building a farm or creating content types. If you are new to sharepoint ot not, this is a great resource book.

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