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Professional SharePoint® 2010 Administration

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Thorough coverage of the improvements and changes to SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 boasts a variety of incredible new features that will challenge even the most experienced administrator who is upgrading from SharePoint 2007. Written by a team of SharePoint experts, this book places a takes aim at showing you how to make these new features work right for you.

Offering an in-depth look at SharePoint 2010, the authors focus on how SharePoint functionality has changed from its earliest version to its newest, and they provide you with detailed coverage of all the new features and capabilities.

  • Presents in-depth coverage of the new features and functions of SharePoint 2010

  • Demonstrates installation, configuration, and upgrading existing SharePoint 2007 servers

  • Discusses architecture and capacity planning, securing and managing site content, and integrating Office clients

  • Details the protocol for handling monitoring, creating backups, and executing disaster recovery

  • Addresses shared service applications, navigation and governance, and business intelligence and reporting services

  • Professional SharePoint 2010 presents a solid understanding of the functionality that SharePoint 2010 provides, which will allow you to see what it can do for you.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Dedication
    5. About the Authors
    6. About the Technical Editors
    7. Credits
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. Foreword
    10. Introduction
      1. Who This Book Is For
      2. What This Book Covers
      3. How This Book Is Structured
      4. What You Need to Use This Book
      5. Conventions
      6. Source Code
      7. Errata
      8. p2p.wrox.com
    11. Chapter 1: What’s New in SharePoint 2010
      1. Installation
      2. Central Administration
      3. Service Applications
      4. Windows Identity Foundation and Claims
      5. Health and Monitoring
      6. Managing SharePoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell
      7. Managed Accounts
      8. Recovering from Disaster
      9. The New and Improved User Experience
      10. Summary
    12. Chapter 2: The New and Improved User Experience
      1. Browser Support
      2. Changes to the SharePoint 2010 User Interface
      3. Creating a Site
      4. Lists and Libraries in SharePoint 2010
      5. Working with SharePoint Pages
      6. Using Site Templates in SharePoint 2010
      7. Multilingual User Interface
      8. Summary
    13. Chapter 3: Architecture and Capacity Planning
      1. What’s in a Name?
      2. Other Servers
      3. Hardware Requirements
      4. Terminology
      5. Controlling Deployments
      6. Summary
    14. Chapter 4: Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010
      1. The Prerequisites Installer
      2. Running Setup.exe
      3. Using the SharePoint 2010 Wizards
      4. Central Administration Post-Setup Configuration
      5. Step-by-Step Install
      6. Creating Something Users Can Use
      7. Summary
    15. Chapter 5: Upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
      1. Upgrade Considerations
      2. In-Place Upgrade
      3. Database Attach
      4. Hybrid Upgrades
      5. Database Attach with AAM Redirect
      6. Other Upgrade Options
      7. Patching SharePoint 2010
      8. Summary
    16. Chapter 6: Using the New Central Administration
      1. A Quick Overview of the New Central Administration Interface
      2. First Things First
      3. Central Administration Categories
      4. Summary
    17. Chapter 7: Understanding the Service Application Architecture
      1. Farewell to the Shared Services Provider
      2. Service Application Fundamentals
      3. Service Application Administration
      4. Multi-Tenancy in SharePoint 2010
      5. Summary
    18. Chapter 8: Securing and Managing Site Content
      1. Reviewing the Terminology
      2. Administration Hierarchy in SharePoint 2010
      3. Understanding Permissions
      4. Permission Levels
      5. Security Groups
      6. Granting Permissions
      7. Web Application Policy
      8. Summary
    19. Chapter 9: Claims-Based Authentication
      1. Claims-Based Identity
      2. SharePoint Authentication Options
      3. Creating Claims-Based Web Applications
      4. Summary
    20. Chapter 10: Administering SharePoint 2010 with Windows PowerShell
      1. Introduction to Windows PowerShell
      2. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Management Shell and Other Hosts
      3. Commands
      4. Basic PowerShell
      5. Using SharePoint Commands
      6. Summary
    21. Chapter 11: Managing Navigation and Understanding Governance
      1. Navigation
      2. SharePoint Governance
      3. Summary
    22. Chapter 12: Configuring SharePoint 2010 for High Availability Backups
      1. Determining Your Business Requirements
      2. Content Recovery
      3. Disaster Recovery
      4. High Availability
      5. Summary
    23. Chapter 13: Using Features and Solution Packages
      1. Using SharePoint 2010 Features
      2. Solutions
      3. Summary
    24. Chapter 14: Configuring and Managing Enterprise Search
      1. The Different Versions of Search
      2. SharePoint Foundation Search
      3. SharePoint Server and Search Server
      4. FAST Search
      5. Summary
    25. Chapter 15: Monitoring SharePoint 2010
      1. Unified Logging Service
      2. Summary
    26. Chapter 16: Managed Metadata Service Applications
      1. Advantages of the Managed Metadata Service
      2. New Managed Metadata Service Features
      3. Getting Started with the Managed Metadata Service
      4. Managed Metadata Services
      5. Content Types
      6. Summary
    27. Chapter 17: Social Computing and SharePoint 2010
      1. The User Profile Service Application
      2. Tags and Notes
      3. My Sites
      4. Wikis and Blogs
      5. Ratings
      6. Outlook 2010 Social Connector
      7. People Search
      8. Summary
    28. Chapter 18: Integrating the Office 2010 Clients with SharePoint 2010
      1. Office 2010 Application Commonalities
      2. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with Word 2010
      3. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with Excel
      4. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with PowerPoint
      5. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with Outlook
      6. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with InfoPath
      7. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with Microsoft Visio
      8. Integrating SharePoint 2010 with OneNote
      9. Integration with Access 2010 and Access Services
      10. SharePoint 2010 Workspace
      11. Publishing Links to Office Client Applications
      12. Managing Office 2010 and SharePoint through Group Policy
      13. Summary
    29. Chapter 19: The Office Web Applications
      1. OWA Overview
      2. Deployment
      3. OWA Installation
      4. OWA PowerShell Activation
      5. Summary
    30. Chapter 20: PerformancePoint Services and Business Intelligence
      1. PPS Features and Terminology
      2. PPS Installation and Configuration
      3. Introduction to Dashboard Designer
      4. Importing PerformancePoint Server 2007 Content to PerformancePoint Services 2010
      5. Summary
    31. Chapter 21: New Content Management Capabilities in SharePoint 2010
      1. Managed Metadata
      2. Document Sets
      3. Document ID Service and IDs
      4. Content Organizer
      5. Summary
    32. Chapter 22: Working with SharePoint Designer 2010
      1. Who Should Use SharePoint Designer?
      2. Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2010
      3. Overview of the New UX
      4. Restricting Access to SharePoint Designer
      5. What Can You Do with SharePoint Designer 2010?
      6. Summary
    33. Chapter 23: Branding SharePoint 2010
      1. What Is Branding?
      2. Understanding Your Requirements
      3. SharePoint Versions and Publishing
      4. Types of SharePoint Sites: Internet versus Intranet
      5. Branding Basics for SharePoint 2010
      6. Summary
    34. Chapter 24: Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010
      1. Capability Overview
      2. Architecture
      3. Creating a BCS Solution
      4. Service Applications That Use BCS
      5. Design Considerations for BCS Solutions
      6. Upgrading the Business Data Catalog to BCS
      7. Summary
    35. Chapter 25: Building Workflows in SharePoint 2010
      1. Why Use Workflow?
      2. Windows Workflow Foundation
      3. Workflow Basics
      4. Configuring Workflows Using the Browser
      5. Workflow Tools in SharePoint Designer 2010
      6. Workflow Visualization Using Visio Premium 2010
      7. Using Visual Studio 2010 to Create Workflows
      8. Selecting a Workflow Method
      9. Summary
    36. Index