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Beginning SharePoint® 2010 Administration™: Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 and Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2010 by Christian Ståhl, Göran Husman

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Chapter 5. Managing My Sites

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Understanding What My Site Is

  • Discovering the Personal and Private Parts of My Site

  • Getting to Know the New and Enhanced Features Compared to MOSS 2007

  • Learning How to Create and Manage My Site

  • Customizing My Site

  • Adding Rollups and Web Parts

  • Managing User Profiles

  • Discovering How Social Computing Is Integrated in My Site

Previous chapters show you how to create different types of sites, how to use social computing features such as tagging and rating, and how to create links from sites and libraries to Microsoft Office. This chapter gives you more details about how managing sites connects to that information and explains how to get an overview of the content you work with; for example, the tags and notes you have created. In this chapter, you will learn about some important administrative aspects of My Site. You will also learn about some common features of My Site that users will be working with. This foundation of information will better help you manage the use of My Site.

For this chapter, you will need to have four demo user accounts set up in the Active Directory (AD) for Johan, Alex, Anna, and Malin. You need to grant these users Contribute permission to an intranet at http://srv1 before proceeding with the Try It Outs in this chapter. You will also need to set up an intranet at http://srv1. Creating a site collection to be used as an SPS 2010 intranet is covered in Appendix D. Granting user accounts access to SharePoint ...

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