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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook

Book Description

Over 90 simple but incredibly effective recipes to administer your SharePoint applications

  • Solutions to the most common problems encountered while administering SharePoint in book and eBook formats

  • Upgrade, configure, secure, and back up your SharePoint applications with ease

  • Packed with many recipes for improving collaboration and content management with SharePoint

  • Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible

  • In Detail

    Collaboration and content management are the major business needs of every organization in this increasingly global and connected environment. Microsoft SharePoint is a solution to these needs that offers a software platform that facilitates collaboration and provides content management features for the effective implementation of business processes. With a vast amount of functionality available with SharePoint, it is easy to get confused in carrying out administrative tasks.

    Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook starts off by demonstrating the various upgrading and post-upgrading tasks to be performed in SharePoint 2010. Next come recipes for managing SharePoint service-level applications and for monitoring the SharePoint environment. The book introduces one of the best new tools that should be in your arsenal, PowerShell, and the commands you will need to script your tasks with Powershell.

    Collaboration and content management are the most important features of SharePoint and this book contains many recipes that focus on improving them. Enterprise monitoring and reporting are also covered in detail so that you can ensure that your SharePoint implementation is up and running all the time. You will find recipes to manage and customize SharePoint Search.

    When you are half way through the book, you will explore more advanced and interesting topics such as customizing and securing the SharePoint environment. You will learn to extend SharePoint to include features similar to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Lastly, the book covers backup and recovery solutions for SharePoint so that you can ensure that your system is protected from data loss and virus attacks.

    A practical cookbook providing solutions to SharePoint administrative tasks such as configuration, monitoring, and reporting

    Table of Contents

    1. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook
      1. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook
      2. Credits
      3. About the Author
      4. About the Reviewers
      5. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers, and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
          3. Instant Updates on New Packt Books
      6. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      7. 1. Upgrading and Configuring SharePoint 2010
        1. Introduction
        2. Checking current installation upgradeability
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        3. Upgrading MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info—further upgrade info
            2. More info—errors when upgrading
        4. Upgrading with minimal downtime
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        5. Visual upgrade
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info—changing UI version with PowerShell
        6. Creating and associating content databases to a specific web application and site collection
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
            2. More info
        7. Configuring a content database
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        8. Creating an Alternate Access Mapping (AAM)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        9. Patching (compatibility boundaries)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
      8. 2. Service Applications
        1. Introduction
        2. Managing a service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        3. Creating the Secure Store
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        4. Creating custom security for a service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Creating a custom service application proxy group
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        6. Managing service application associations
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        7. Setting up Excel Services
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        8. Setting up PerformancePoint Services
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: PerformancePoint Cmdlets
          5. See also
        9. Setting up Visio Services
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Visio Cmdlets
            2. More info
          5. See also
        10. Setting up the Managed Metadata Service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Managed Metadata Cmdlets
        11. Establishing a trust relationship between two farms
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
            1. Export the certificates: Publishing Farm
            2. Export the certificates: Consuming Farm
            3. Import the certificates: Publishing Farm
            4. Import the certificates: Consuming Farm
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        12. Publishing a SharePoint service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Publishing Service Cmdlet
            2. More info
          5. See also
        13. Consuming another Farm's Service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Consuming Cmdlets
          5. See also
      9. 3. Farm Governance
        1. Introduction
        2. Administering SharePoint Designer
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Configuring a Managed account
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Powershell: Get a listing of managed accounts
            2. Powershell: Create a new account
            3. Powershell: Set
            4. Powershell: Delete a managed account
            5. More info
        4. Creating a new policy for a web application
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Configuring Resource Throttling (large lists)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: View list of Performance Counters
            2. PowerShell: Set Performance Counters
            3. PowerShell: Disable Resource Throttling
            4. PowerShell: Enable Resource Throttling
            5. More info
          5. See also
        6. Installing a feature and activating it
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        7. Restricting web part access in the farm
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        8. Learning timer job management (including server affinity)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Get list of timer jobs
            2. PowerShell: Set timer job parameters
            3. PowerShell: Disable timer job
            4. PowerShell: Enable timer job
            5. More info
          5. See also
        9. Running a timer job on demand
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: Start a Timer Job
          5. See also
        10. Configuring Sandbox functionality
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
      10. 4. Site Administration
        1. Introduction
        2. Migrating a site collection
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        3. Provisioning a site via Windows PowerShell
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. Managing the Term Store
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        5. Adding a column with the property of Managed Metadata
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        6. Setting up a site collection policy
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        7. Configuring a Document Set
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        8. Configuring multiple Send To connections
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        9. Setting up an enterprise wiki
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
      11. 5. Monitoring and Reporting
        1. Introduction
        2. Accessing the SharePoint 2010 logging database
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        3. Configuring what gets logged
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        4. Editing rule definitions in the health analyzer
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info—adding a new health rule
        5. Viewing web analytics reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        6. Troubleshooting with correlation IDs
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        7. Enabling the Developer Dashboard
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
      12. 6. Search
        1. Introduction
        2. Setting up Search Service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        3. Managing Search Service
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. PowerShell: New Content Account
        4. Scaling out Search—adding a query component
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        5. Scaling out Search—adding a property database
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        6. Scaling out Search—adding a crawl database
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        7. Adding a host distribution rule
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        8. Viewing Search Query/Crawl Reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        9. Customizing the refinement menu
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
            1. Part 1: Creating Managed Property
            2. Part 2: Creating Custom Refiner
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
      13. 7. Security Administration: Users and Groups
        1. Introduction
        2. Adding a user via PowerShell
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        3. Delegating PowerShell permissions
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        4. Checking effective permission user interface
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Setting Lockdown Mode for publishing sites
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        6. Configuring Site Collection audit settings
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        7. Accessing security policy reports
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
      14. 8. Content Management
        1. Introduction
        2. Configuring advanced routing (Content Organizer)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        3. Routing documents to another site
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. Configuring content deployment
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Adding a Content Type hub
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        6. Managing External Content Types
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        7. Creating a Term Set
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        8. Importing a Term Set
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        9. In place Records Management
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
      15. 9. Social Architecture
        1. Introduction
        2. Setting up a tag cloud and navigating to the Term Store
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        3. Disabling social features for a user
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. Deleting a note associated with a page
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        5. Viewing an Activity feed
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        6. Setting up and compiling an audience
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        7. Creating a synchronization connection
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        8. Changing import/export for user profiles
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        9. Adding a user subtype for user profile
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        10. Creating a new user profile property
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
      16. 10. Backup and Restore
        1. Introduction
        2. Recycle Bin settings in Central Administration
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        3. Performing a site collection backup
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        4. Exporting sites
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        5. Importing sites
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. See also
        6. Recovering data from an unattached content database
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
          5. See also
        7. Backing up a farm in Central Administration
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        8. Restoring from a backup in Central Administration
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
            1. How it works...
          3. There's more...
            1. More info
      17. 11. Performance Monitoring
        1. Introduction
        2. Enabling HTTP Request Monitoring and Throttling
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
          5. See also
        3. Using SQL Profiler
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        4. What and how to monitor with Performance Monitor
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More info
        5. Implementing Visual Round Trip Analyzer
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...