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SharePoint® 2010 Administration: Instant Reference by Milan Gross, Randy Williams

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Configure the Content Organizer

The Content Organizer is a SharePoint Server feature that facilitates the routing of documents. The goal is to ensure that files are stored consistently in the correct locations, freeing users from having to remember exactly where files should be saved. The Content Organizer works by using a library named “Drop Off Library”, which works like a queue. Users upload files into the Drop Off Library. Based on rules that you define, the files are routed and stored in various destination libraries. After a file is uploaded, users are provided with the link to the file in its newly saved location.

The Content Organizer is used on a website-by-website basis and must be enabled by activating a website-scoped feature. Here ...

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