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Mastering: Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010

Book Description

Everything IT professionals need to create collaborative solutions

SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the newest version of a powerful collaboration tool used in many Exchange-enabled organizations. This book gets network professionals and business application administrators up to speed on the updates, features, and installation procedures, preparing them to create powerful collaboration structures for their companies.

  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the successor to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and is used with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server to enable collaboration; this guide prepares IT professionals to install and service the newest version

  • Designed for administrators who are familiar with the previous version, this book doesn't waste time with basic instruction but focuses directly on skills needed to manage the upgrade

  • Covers administration, customization, disaster recovery, and migrating from Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010

Packed with real-world examples to support the instructions, Mastering Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 gets administrators up to speed quickly on this essential technology.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Reader Note
  5. Dedication
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. About the Author
  8. Contents at a Glance
  9. Contents
  10. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book
    2. What is Covered in This Book
    3. Behind the Scenes: The Making of Mastering Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
    4. There's SharePoint and There's SharePoint
    5. The Mastering Series
    6. How to Contact the Author
  11. Part 1: Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
    1. Chapter 1: SharePoint Foundation 2010 Under the Hood
      1. Hardware Requirements
      2. Software Requirements
      3. SharePoint Sites and Databases
      4. SharePoint Service Accounts and Services
      5. Authentication Types
      6. Authentication Methods
      7. SharePoint Search
      8. SharePoint and Email
      9. Alternate Access Mapping
      10. Managed Paths
      11. User Accounts and Permissions
      12. Performance Planning
      13. Additional Performance Considerations
      14. Storage Planning
      15. Software Limitations
      16. The Bottom Line
    2. Chapter 2: Standalone Installation
      1. Preparing for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Installation
      2. Standalone Installation of SharePoint Foundation
      3. Post-installation Configuration Tasks
      4. The Bottom Line
    3. Chapter 3: Complete Installation
      1. Preparing for a SharePoint Complete Installation
      2. Complete Installation of SharePoint Foundation 2010
      3. Running the Installation Wizard
      4. Initial Farm Configuration
      5. Confirming Configuration Changes
      6. Post-installation Configuration Tasks
      7. The Bottom Line
  12. Part 2: Using Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
    1. Chapter 4: Introduction to the SharePoint Interface
      1. The Team Site Home Page
      2. Site Pages
      3. The Bottom Line
    2. Chapter 5: Introduction to Web Parts
      1. Using the Home Page as a Wiki Page
      2. Using the Home Page as a Web Part Page
      3. Disabling the Wiki Home Page Feature
      4. Using Edit Mode on a Web Part Page
      5. The Bottom Line
    3. Chapter 6: Introduction to Lists
      1. What Is a List? (Fundamental Concepts)
      2. Exploring a List: Announcements
      3. Modifying a List View
      4. Customizing a List
      5. Exploring Prebuilt Lists
      6. The Bottom Line
    4. Chapter 7: Creating Lists
      1. Creating New Lists with Existing Templates
      2. Creating a Custom List
      3. Connecting Lists: The Insert Related List Tool
      4. The Bottom Line
    5. Chapter 8: Introduction to Libraries
      1. What Are Libraries?
      2. Uploading a Document to a Library
      3. Creating a New Document
      4. Adding a Required Field to a Library
      5. Editing a Document with a Required Field
      6. Opening the Library with Windows Explorer
      7. Requiring Checkout
      8. Versioning
      9. Creating a Document Library
      10. Using Content Types
      11. Using Send To
      12. Picture Library
      13. The Wiki Page Library
      14. The Form Library
      15. The Bottom Line
    6. Chapter 9: Sites, Subsites, and Workspaces
      1. Definitions and Concepts
      2. Creating a New Subsite
      3. Site Settings
      4. Additional Default Site Templates
      5. The Bottom Line
    7. Chapter 10: Site Collections and Web Applications
      1. Creating a Site Collection
      2. Site Settings for Site Collections
      3. Configuring Site Collections
      4. Creating a New Web Application
      5. Web Application Management
      6. The Bottom Line
  13. Part 3: Administering Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
    1. Chapter 11: Central Administration
      1. The Central Administration Site Interface
      2. Application Management
      3. System Settings
      4. Monitoring
      5. Backup and Restore
      6. Security
      7. Upgrade and Migration
      8. General Application Settings
      9. Configuration Wizards
      10. The Bottom Line
    2. Chapter 12: Users and Permissions
      1. What Are Users, Groups, and Permissions?
      2. Individual Permissions
      3. Permission Levels
      4. Users and Groups
      5. Inheritance
      6. Editing Site Collection Administrator Members
      7. User Policies and Permission Policies at the Web Application Level
      8. Farm-Level Users and Groups
      9. The Bottom Line
    3. Chapter 13: Maintenance and Monitoring
      1. Why Monitor?
      2. Performance Monitor
      3. Resource Monitor
      4. IIS Logs
      5. Event Viewer
      6. Reporting and Monitoring in SharePoint
      7. Backing Up and Restoring a SharePoint Farm
      8. Backup and Restore Using Other Tools
      9. Suggested Recovery Scenarios
      10. The Bottom Line
  14. Part 4: Special Topics in SharePoint Foundation 2010
    1. Chapter 14: STSADM and PowerShell
      1. PowerShell or STSADM?
      2. Starting the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell
      3. Security Requirements to Use PowerShell
      4. PowerShell Primer
      5. STSADM.EXE Basics
      6. Command-Line Only Tasks and Options
      7. The Bottom Line
    2. Chapter 15: Migrating from Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
      1. Determine Which Upgrade Method Is Right for You
      2. Preparing for Migration: Best-Laid Plans
      3. Moving from a 32-Bit to a 64-Bit Environment
      4. Upgrading a Standalone Server
      5. Upgrading a Server Farm
      6. Using Visual Upgrade
      7. The Bottom Line
    3. Chapter 16: Advanced Installation and Configuration
      1. Configuring New SharePoint Capabilities
      2. Advanced Installation
      3. Network Load Balancing the Server Farm
      4. Advanced Configuration
      5. Using Kerberos for Authentication
      6. ENABLING KERBEROS ON A WEB APPLICATION
      7. Installing Office Web Apps
      8. The Bottom Line
  15. Appendix: The Bottom Line
    1. Chapter 1: SharePoint Foundation 2010 Under the Hood
    2. Chapter 2: Standalone Installation
    3. Chapter 3: Complete Installation
    4. Chapter 4: Introduction to the SharePoint Interface
    5. Chapter 5: Introduction to Web Parts
    6. Chapter 6: Introduction to Lists
    7. Chapter 7: Creating Lists
    8. Chapter 8: Introduction to Libraries
    9. Chapter 9: Sites, Subsites, and Workspaces
    10. Chapter 10: Site Collections and Web Applications
    11. Chapter 11: Central Administration
    12. Chapter 12: Users and Permissions
    13. Chapter 13: Maintenance and Monitoring
    14. Chapter 14: STSADM and PowerShell
    15. Chapter 15: Migrating from Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
    16. Chapter 16: Advanced Installation and Configuration
  16. Index