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Pro SharePoint 2010 Administration

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Pro SharePoint 2010 Administration is a practical guide to SharePoint 2010 for intermediate to advanced SharePoint administrators and power users, covering the out-of-the-box feature set and capabilities of Microsoft's collaboration and business productivity platform.

SharePoint 2010 is an incredibly complex product, with many moving parts, new features, best practices, and "gotchas." Author Rob Garrett distills SharePoint's portfolio of features, capabilities, and utilities into an in-depth professional guide—with no fluff and copious advice—that is designed from scratch to be the manual Microsoft never wrote.

Starting with a detailed deployment and initial configuration walkthrough, the book covers all major feature areas, including document management, social computing, metadata management, and administration. You'll also learn about planning for capacity, backup administration and disaster recovery, business intelligence, monitoring, and more. Unlike other books, Pro SharePoint 2010 Administration covers all elements of the product, but has a specific emphasis on features new and enhanced in the 2010 release.

Pro SharePoint 2010 Administration is the only book you'll need as you set out to deploy and administer SharePoint 2010.

Table of Contents

  1. Title
  2. Dedication
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. About the Author
  7. About the Technical Reviewer
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Introduction
    1. A word about the Target Audience
  10. CHAPTER 1: SharePoint 2010 Overview
    1. What Is SharePoint?
    2. Overview of New Functionality and Changes
    3. SharePoint Basics
    4. Summary
  11. CHAPTER 2: Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010
    1. Infrastructure Requirements
    2. SharePoint 2010 Prerequisites
    3. Choosing the Installation Type
    4. SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard
    5. Managed Accounts
    6. Continuing with the Configuration Wizard
    7. Configuring Your SharePoint Farm
    8. Upgrading from Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 (MOSS)
    9. Visual Upgrade
    10. Welcome to the Central Administration Web Site
    11. Summary
  12. CHAPTER 3: Security and Policy
    1. Security Administration
    2. Permissions and Permission Levels
    3. SharePoint Users
    4. SharePoint Security Groups
    5. Granting Permissions
    6. Web Application Policies
    7. Claims-Based Authentication
    8. Summary
  13. CHAPTER 4: People and Profiles
    1. A User's Profile
    2. The User Profile Infrastructure
    3. Configuring User Profile Synchronization
    4. User Profiles in SharePoint 2010
    5. People Search
    6. Summary
  14. CHAPTER 5: Social Networking
    1. My Sites
    2. Notes and Tagging
    3. Ratings
    4. Blogs
    5. Wikis
    6. Outlook 2010 Integration
    7. Summary
  15. CHAPTER 6: Site Content and Metadata
    1. The SharePoint 2010 Content Type Model
    2. SharePoint Metadata Types
    3. The Managed Metadata Service
    4. Managed Metadata in SharePoint Sites
    5. Content Type Hubs
    6. Summary
  16. CHAPTER 7: Documents and Records Management
    1. What Is a Document Management System?
    2. Document Management in SharePoint 2010
    3. Records Management in SharePoint 2010
    4. Web Content Management
    5. Summary
  17. CHAPTER 8: Business Intelligence
    1. Business Intelligence Features in SharePoint 2010
    2. PerformancePoint Services
    3. Business Connectivity Services
    4. Visio Services
    5. Excel Services
    6. Summary
  18. CHAPTER 9: Microsoft Office Integration
    1. Office 2010 and an Overview of Office 2010 Integration
    2. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with the Office Applications
    3. SharePoint Workspace—the New Groove
    4. Office Web Applications
    5. Summary
  19. CHAPTER 10: Health, Monitoring, and Disaster Recovery
    1. Planning for Disaster Recovery
    2. Maintaining Content Integrity
    3. Backup and Restore
    4. Health and Monitoring
    5. Summary
  20. Index