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Microsoft® SharePoint™ 2003 Unleashed, Second Edition

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As businesses attempt to maximize every employee hour, knowledge management and collaboration tools like SharePoint 2003 have become more popular. Now businesses turn their attention to maximize this tool. Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Unleashed, Second Edition can show you how to do this. Revised based on reader feedback, this new edition delves into the power of SharePoint 2003 by going deep inside topics that include:

  • Migrating to SharePoint 2003

  • Planning and Implementing a SharePoint 2003 Environment

  • Managing a SharePoint 2003 Environment

  • Extending the SharePoint 2003 Environment

  • SharePoint 2003 technologies are designed to make it easier for everyone on a network to find and manage information. Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Unleashed, Second Edition makes it easier to get there.

    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
    2. About the Authors
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Tell Us What You Think!
    5. Introduction
    6. SharePoint 2003 Overview
      1. SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services Technology Primer
        1. The Challenge of Managing Documents and Data
        2. New Collaboration Challenges
        3. Providing Knowledge Management and Collaboration Tools with Portals
        4. Meeting Market Demands with SharePoint
        5. Comparing Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003
        6. An Overview of Windows SharePoint Services' Capabilities
        7. Exploring the Capabilities of SharePoint Portal Server 2003
        8. Integrating SharePoint 2003 with Microsoft Office Products
        9. Scaling SharePoint Portal Server 2003 by Creating Server Farms
        10. Backward Compatibility with SharePoint Portal Server 2001
        11. Single Sign-on with SharePoint Portal Server 2003
        12. Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Management Tools
        13. Summary
        14. Best Practices
      2. What's New in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services
        1. Microsoft's Evolving Collaboration and Document Management Strategy
        2. Clarifying the New and Revised Terminology of SharePoint
        3. Getting to Know the New and Improved Features for Administrators
        4. Exploring the New and Improved Features for End Users
        5. Customizing and Enhancing SharePoint
        6. Summary
        7. Best Practices
      3. Understanding Organizational Uses of SharePoint Technologies
        1. Determining Who the Solution Is for and How They Will Use It
        2. Defining the Goals for the Implementation
        3. Network Upgrades May Be Required
        4. Sample Windows SharePoint Services Implementations
        5. Primary Uses of Windows SharePoint Services
        6. Sample SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Single Server Implementations
        7. Sample SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Server Farm Implementations
        8. Standard Uses of SharePoint Portal Server 2003
        9. Expanding SharePoint by Integrating with Other Applications
        10. Leveraging Complementary Microsoft Products with SharePoint 2003
        11. Leveraging Third-Party SharePoint Add-ons
        12. Summary
        13. Best Practices
    7. Planning and Implementing a SharePoint 2003 Environment
      1. Planning and Designing the SharePoint 2003 Infrastructure
        1. Engaging in a Successful Design and Implementation Process
        2. Software Design Decisions
        3. Making Hardware Design Decisions
        4. Calculating the Number of Users a Server Can Support
        5. Providing Secure Access to SharePoint 2003 Sites
        6. Summary
        7. Best Practices
      2. Planning and Designing the SharePoint 2003 User Environment
        1. Key Components of the User Environment Design Process
        2. Designing the Windows SharePoint Services Environment
        3. Designing the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Portal Environment
        4. Filling the Management Roles
        5. Planning for Microsoft Office Product Integration
        6. Providing the Correct Level of Training
        7. Documenting the Design Decisions
        8. Summary
        9. Best Practices
      3. Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services
        1. Laying the Foundation with Windows Server 2003
        2. Installing Windows Server 2003
        3. Installing Windows SharePoint Services with WMSDE
        4. Installing Windows SharePoint Services to Connect to an Existing SQL Database
        5. Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and MSDE
        6. Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and SQL Server 2000
        7. Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to Connect to an External SQL Database
        8. Installing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 in AD Account Creation Mode
        9. Additional Features on the Installation CD
        10. Running the Microsoft Baseline Software Analyzer After the Server Is Configured
        11. Coexistence with Other Microsoft Server Products
        12. Troubleshooting the Base Installation of SharePoint
        13. Uninstalling SharePoint 2003
        14. Summary
        15. Best Practices
      4. Configuring Client Access to SharePoint Resources
        1. Four Different Options for Configuring SharePoint 2003 Client Access
        2. Additional Client Access Decisions
        3. SharePoint 2003 Client Access Requirements
        4. Client Requirements for Accessing SharePoint 2001 Document Libraries
        5. Using Internet Explorer 6.0 to Access SharePoint 2003 Sites
        6. Using Netscape Navigator 7.2 to Access SharePoint 2003 Sites
        7. Using My Network Places to Access SharePoint 2003 Sites
        8. Using Word 2003 to Access SharePoint 2003 Sites
        9. Configuring an HTML Viewer for SharePoint 2003
        10. Providing Anonymous Access
        11. Installing the Client Components for Backward-Compatible Document Libraries
        12. Providing Support to Clients
        13. Summary
        14. Best Practices
      5. Migrating from SharePoint 2001 to SharePoint 2003
        1. Understanding the Changes in the SharePoint 2003 Technologies
        2. Developing the Migration Strategy
        3. Migrating Team Services Sites to Windows SharePoint Services
        4. Migrating from SharePoint Portal Server 2001 to SharePoint Portal Server 2003
        5. Addressing Elements That Are Not Directly Migrated
        6. Common Migration Issues and What To Do About Them
        7. Summary
        8. Best Practices
    8. Using SharePoint 2003 Technologies
      1. Using Word 2003, Excel 2003, and Outlook 2003 with SharePoint Technologies
        1. Addressing Information Islands
        2. Reviewing the Components of the New Microsoft Office 2003 System
        3. Using Office 2000 and XP with SharePoint
        4. Reviewing the Integration Between Word 2003 and SharePoint 2003
        5. Exploring Excel 2003's Integration with SharePoint
        6. Understanding Outlook 2003 Integration with SharePoint
        7. Summary
        8. Best Practices
      2. Using Other Office 2003 Products with SharePoint Technologies
        1. Working with Project 2003 and SharePoint
        2. Integrating Visio and SharePoint
        3. Using PowerPoint 2003 and SharePoint
        4. An Overview of OneNote
        5. An Overview of Publisher 2003
        6. Using Access 2003 with SharePoint 2003
        7. InfoPath Integration with SharePoint
        8. FrontPage 2003 and SharePoint
        9. Benefits of Using Live Communications Server 2005
        10. Summary
        11. Best Practices
      3. Managing and Using SharePoint Libraries
        1. Understanding Sites, Workspaces, Libraries, and Lists
        2. Comparing Sites and Workspaces
        3. Creating Document Libraries
        4. Restricting Access to Documents and Libraries
        5. Tracking Document History Using Versioning
        6. Using SharePoint Picture Libraries
        7. Using a Backward-Compatible Document Library
        8. Protecting Document Libraries from Malicious Use
        9. Summary
        10. Best Practices
      4. Managing and Using SharePoint Lists
        1. Understanding SharePoint Lists
        2. Creating, Modifying, and Accessing SharePoint Lists
        3. Standard Actions That Apply to Most Lists
        4. Benefiting from Alerts
        5. Using the Approve/Reject View for Controlling the Publication of List Items
        6. Using Announcements to Keep Users Informed
        7. Maintaining Information About People with the Contacts List
        8. Creating SharePoint Discussion Boards
        9. Using the Links List to Provide and Share Shortcuts
        10. Planning Events Using SharePoint
        11. Getting Things Done with Tasks
        12. Managing Problem Resolution with an Issues List
        13. Special Lists for Meeting Workspace Sites
        14. Summary
        15. Best Practices
      5. Using SharePoint Workspaces
        1. Working with Document Workspaces
        2. Defining a SharePoint Meeting Workspace
        3. Creating Meeting Workspaces
        4. Reviewing the Standard Meeting Lists
        5. Creating a Template from a Meeting Workspace
        6. Linking an Event to a Meeting Workspace
        7. Making Changes to Meeting Workspace Sites
        8. Working with Multiple Meeting Workspaces
        9. Summary
        10. Best Practices
      6. Using SharePoint Technologies for Storage, Indexing, and Centralized Information Access
        1. Using Document Libraries for Managing Content
        2. Using Areas to Organize Information
        3. Using Content Sources to Include Information in Search Results
        4. Facilitating Search with Content Indexes
        5. Utilizing Search Scopes for Content Searching
        6. Using Keywords and Best Bets to Mark Relevant Items
        7. Locating Information Using SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Search
        8. Differences Between Windows SharePoint Services Search and Portal Sites Directory Search
        9. Common Issues and Explanation and/or Resolution
        10. Summary
        11. Best Practices
    9. Managing a SharePoint 2003 Environment
      1. Implementing and Validating SharePoint Security
        1. Understanding Internal SharePoint Security Components
        2. Identifying Isolation Approaches to SharePoint Security
        3. Physically Securing SharePoint Portal Servers
        4. Hardening SharePoint Server Security
        5. File-Level Security for SharePoint Servers
        6. Securing a SharePoint Farm Using Software Update Services
        7. Verifying Security Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)
        8. Securing the SharePoint Portal Server 2003's SQL Server Database
        9. Deploying Transport-Level Security for SharePoint
        10. Using Virtual Private Networks to Secure Access to SharePoint
        11. Examining Integration Points Between SharePoint and Public Key Infrastructure
        12. Examining IP Security (IPSec) for Internal SharePoint Encryption
        13. Configuring Simple IPSec Between SharePoint Servers
        14. Summary
        15. Best Practices
      2. Securing Remote Access to SharePoint 2003 with ISA Server 2004
        1. Understanding the Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004
        2. Outlining the Need for ISA Server 2004 in SharePoint Environments
        3. Outlining the Inherent Threat in SharePoint Web Traffic
        4. Publishing and Customizing SharePoint Web Server Publishing Rules
        5. Configuring SSL to SSL Bridging for Secured Websites
        6. Logging ISA Traffic
        7. Monitoring ISA from the ISA Console
        8. Summary
        9. Best Practices
      3. Managing and Administering a SharePoint Infrastructure
        1. Performing Common Administrative Tasks in a SharePoint Site
        2. Administering SharePoint Farm Settings
        3. Managing SharePoint Portals and Sites
        4. Configuring and Administering SharePoint Search
        5. Administering SharePoint's SQL Databases
        6. Summary
        7. Best Practices
      4. Maintaining SharePoint Environments
        1. Maintaining a SharePoint Portal and Site Environment
        2. Maintaining SharePoint's SQL Server Database
        3. Auditing the SharePoint Server Environment
        4. Managing a SharePoint Server Remotely
        5. Updating and Monitoring SharePoint Servers
        6. Establishing Maintenance Schedules for SharePoint
        7. Summary
        8. Best Practices
      5. Backing Up and Restoring SharePoint
        1. Backing Up and Recovering SharePoint Components
        2. Backing Up and Restoring with FrontPage 2003
        3. Backing Up SharePoint Sites with Templates
        4. Using STSADM to Move or Back Up Site Collections
        5. Migrating SharePoint Site Data Using the SMIGRATE Utility
        6. Performing SQL Database Level Backups and Restores
        7. Summary
        8. Best Practices
    10. Extending the SharePoint 2003 Environment
      1. Customizing and Personalizing the SharePoint Experience
        1. Customizing a Personal Site
        2. Using FrontPage to Modify SharePoint 2003 Pages
        3. Customizing a Departmental Site
        4. Summary
        5. Best Practices
      2. Working with SharePoint Web Parts
        1. Working with Web Parts
        2. Understanding Web Part Pages
        3. Exploring the Portal Web Parts
        4. Downloading Additional Web Parts
        5. Summary
        6. Best Practices
      3. Scaling SharePoint for Enterprise Environments
        1. Understanding Scalability for SharePoint
        2. Scaling Logical SharePoint Components
        3. Utilizing and Understanding Clustering for SharePoint
        4. Choosing the Right Clustering Technology for SharePoint
        5. Understanding Microsoft Cluster Service (MCCS) Clustering for SharePoint's SQL Database
        6. Scaling the SharePoint SQL Server 2000 Database Structure
        7. Scaling Across a SharePoint Farm
        8. Justifying and Deploying Business Portals
        9. Addressing Common Business Issues with SharePoint Features
        10. Deploying a Team Collaboration Solution with SharePoint
        11. Deploying a Corporate Intranet Solution with SharePoint
        12. Deploying a Customer Extranet Solution with SharePoint
        13. Summary
        14. Best Practices
    11. Index