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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 Administrator's Companion by The Microsoft SharePoint Community Experts, Bill English

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Configuring and Customizing User Profiles

User profiles make it easy for users to connect with and find other users and share information throughout your SharePoint Server 2007 sites. User profiles include information, or properties, specific to each user—such as contact details, areas of interest, and organizational reporting structure—and are used as the basis for users to create their personal sites, called My Sites. User profiles, combined with My Sites, form the backbone of social networking throughout your SharePoint Server 2007 by allowing users to easily connect with colleagues with similar interests and sets of skills throughout the organization.

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User profiles are not used for authentication and are not user accounts like those in ...

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