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Learn everything you need to know for working with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0. This book packs hundreds of time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for using and getting the most out of Windows SharePoint Services. You will learn how to simplify information sharing, make team collaboration more efficient, and improve your personal productivity. Youll discover how to design workflows and projects for SharePoint sites, manage design teams and source control, and use cascading style sheets to control site appearance. Youll get to explore new features for using Windows SharePoint Services with blogs, RSS, and wikis. Youll even learn how to use Windows SharePoint Services with other products.

Table of Contents

  1. Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Inside Out
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. About the CD
      1. What’s on the CD
      2. System Requirements
      3. Support Information
    3. Conventions and Features Used in This Book
      1. Text Conventions
      2. Design Conventions
    4. Introduction
      1. Presenting Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
      2. Who This Book Is For
      3. How the Book Is Organized
    5. I. Overview and Concepts
      1. 1. Introducing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        1. Presenting Windows SharePoint Services
          1. Sites and Workspaces
          2. Document, Form, Picture, and Wiki Libraries
          3. Web Parts, Web Part Pages, and Web Part Zones
        2. Reviewing Key Scenarios
          1. Sharing Information
          2. Collaborating Within Teams
          3. Integrating with Microsoft Office 2007
          4. Saving Documents Directly from Microsoft Office 2007 to SharePoint
            1. Populating Additional Metadata Within a Microsoft Office 2007 Application
            2. Viewing and Editing Datasheets
            3. Creating a SharePoint List by Importing an Excel Spreadsheet
            4. Editing Pictures in a Picture Library
            5. A New Way to Share Attachments
            6. Microsoft Project Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Integration
          5. Using Additional Development Tools
            1. Customizing SharePoint Sites and Creating Custom Workflow
            2. The Workflow Designer
            3. SharePoint Site Customization
            4. Developing Web Parts in Visual Studio
          6. Customizing Site Actions and Settings
        3. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Central Administration
        4. The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Architecture
          1. Server Components
          2. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Object Model
          3. SharePoint Web Services
        5. In Summary...
      2. 2. Introducing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
        1. Looking Back at SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
          1. Benefits of Using SharePoint Server
        2. Reviewing SharePoint Server
          1. SharePoint Server Web Parts
          2. Overview of a SharePoint Enterprise Deployment
          3. My Site Management
          4. Managing Sites and Subsites
          5. SharePoint Server Search
          6. SharePoint Content Types
          7. Overview of the Business Data Catalog
        3. Excel Services Overview
        4. SharePoint Server and Enterprise Content Management
        5. Comparing SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        6. In Summary...
    6. II. End-User Features and Experiences
      1. 3. Using the Built-In Features of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        1. Sites and Workspaces Features
        2. Using Team Sites and Related Subsites
        3. Using SharePoint Libraries and Lists
          1. New List Functionality in WSS 3.0
            1. E-Mail and SharePoint Lists and Libraries
            2. Blogs and SharePoint
            3. Wikis
            4. RSS Feeds
          2. Item-Level Security
          3. Viewing Lists and Lists Content
          4. Updating List Content
          5. Versioning in Lists
        4. Using Document Libraries
          1. Viewing Document Libraries
          2. Updating Document Libraries
            1. Creating a New Document and Adding It to the Library
            2. Adding an Existing Document or Documents to the Library
            3. Updating a Library Document
            4. Updating the List Information for a Library Document
            5. Deleting a Library Document
          3. Versioning in Document Libraries
        5. Using Picture Libraries
          1. Creating Picture Libraries
          2. Updating Picture Libraries
          3. Viewing Picture Libraries
        6. Using Discussion Boards
          1. Choosing or Creating a Discussion Board
          2. Viewing and Updating a Discussion Board
        7. Using Task and Issue Lists
          1. Choosing or Creating a Task List
          2. Viewing and Updating a Task List
          3. Creating an Issue List
          4. Viewing and Updating an Issue List
          5. Versioning in Task and Issue Lists
        8. Other Available SharePoint Lists
          1. Announcements Lists
            1. Choosing or Creating an Announcements List
            2. Viewing and Updating an Announcements List
          2. Contact Lists
            1. Choosing or Creating a Contact List
          3. Wiki Page Library
            1. Updating a Wiki Page Library
          4. Surveys
            1. Creating a Survey
        9. Advanced List and Library Features
          1. Incoming E-Mail Settings
          2. RSS Settings
          3. Data Calculations
        10. Workflow in WSS 3.0
        11. Mobile Access in WSS 3.0
        12. Offline Capabilities in WSS 3.0
        13. The Recycle Bin
        14. Information Rights Management (IRM) and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        15. Using Alerts
        16. In Summary...
      2. 4. Using SharePoint with Microsoft Office 2007
        1. Opening and Saving Library Documents
        2. Editing Documents in Microsoft Office
          1. Checking In and Checking Out
            1. Checking Out a File from Within a Document Library
            2. Checking Out a File from Within Word, PowerPoint, or Excel
            3. Checking In a File from Within Word, PowerPoint, or Excel
            4. Checking Out a File from Within Visio
            5. Checking In a File from Within Visio
          2. Editing Content in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
            1. Working with Document Workspaces
              1. Adding a Site to Trusted Sites Zone
            2. Modifying Existing Document Properties
          3. Integrating Excel with WSS 3.0
          4. Importing Excel Data into a SharePoint List
          5. Integrating Office Access 2007 with WSS 3.0
            1. Moving Access Databases into SharePoint
            2. Publishing an Access Database to SharePoint
            3. Using Access to Work Offline with Linked Tables
            4. Placing SharePoint List Data Offline
            5. Placing SharePoint List Data Online
            6. Synchronizing Offline Lists with SharePoint
          6. Integrating Office OneNote 2007 with WSS 3.0
            1. Creating a Shared OneNote Notebook in SharePoint
        3. Integrating with Outlook
          1. Connecting Shared Calendars
            1. Removing a SharePoint Calendar from Outlook
            2. Adding SharePoint Calendar Events from Outlook
          2. Connecting Contacts to Outlook
            1. Adding SharePoint Contacts to Outlook
            2. Removing SharePoint Contacts from Outlook
          3. Tracking Updates and Notifications
            1. Subscribing to an RSS Feed from a SharePoint List
            2. Canceling the Subscription to an RSS Feed from Within Outlook
            3. Creating an Alert for SharePoint from Outlook
            4. Canceling an Alert for SharePoint from Outlook
          4. Opening or Editing Items from a SharePoint Site in Outlook
            1. Connecting SharePoint Libraries to Outlook
            2. Removing a Connection of a SharePoint Library in Outlook
            3. Downloading a File Stored in a SharePoint Library to Outlook
            4. Removing a SharePoint File from Outlook
            5. Opening or Editing a File Stored in a SharePoint Library from Outlook
          5. Searching for Items in SharePoint from Outlook
          6. Using Outlook 2007 to View and Create Tasks in SharePoint
            1. Connecting SharePoint Task Lists to Outlook
            2. Deleting the Connection of a SharePoint Task List from Outlook
            3. Adding a Task to a SharePoint Task List from Outlook
            4. Updating a Task on a SharePoint Task List from Outlook
        4. Using Office InfoPath 2007 with WSS 3.0
          1. Using Form Libraries
            1. Uploading an InfoPath Form to a Form or Document Library in SharePoint
            2. Publishing a Form Template from InfoPath to SharePoint
          2. Working with Custom InfoPath Forms
        5. Working with Office Groove 2007
          1. SharePoint Files Tool
        6. In Summary...
    7. III. Creating, Designing, and Configuring Sites, Workspaces, and Pages with a Browser
      1. 5. Creating SharePoint Sites, Workspaces, and Pages
        1. Planning a SharePoint Site Structure and Hierarchy
          1. Planning SharePoint Sites
          2. Planning a Best-Practices Approach
          3. Planning Site Collections, Top-Level Sites, and Containers
        2. Creating a New SharePoint Site or Workspace
          1. Creating a New SharePoint Site
          2. Other Available Options for Creating Sites
          3. Selecting the Right Template, Permissions, and Navigation Options
          4. Save an Existing Site as a Template to Use During Site Creation
          5. Permissions and Navigation Inheritance
          6. Next Steps for the New Site
        3. Self-Service Site Creation
          1. Create a Top-Level Site by Using Self-Service Site Creation
          2. Administration of Self-Service Site Creation
        4. Site Governance Best Practices
        5. Navigating Among SharePoint Sites
          1. New Navigation Features in WSS 3.0
          2. Configuring Sites and Subsite Navigation
            1. Displaying or Hiding the Quick Launch
            2. Editing the Quick Launch
            3. Adding, Editing, or Deleting a Heading
            4. Changing Order
            5. Configuring the Top Link Bar
            6. Editing the Top Link Bar
            7. Reordering Top Link Bar Links
          3. Using Web Parts to Display Sites
            1. Configuring a Links Web Part
          4. Using a Custom Web Part to Display Links
        6. Creating and Configuring Basic and Web Part Pages
          1. Creating Basic Pages
          2. Creating Web Part Pages
          3. Modifying Web Part Pages
          4. Adding Web Parts to a Page
            1. Adding a Web Part to a Web Part Page
            2. Creating a Personal View
          5. Working with Out-of-the-Box Web Parts
          6. Configuring Web Parts
            1. Editing a Web Part’s Tool Pane
            2. Modifying the View of a List or Library Web Part
        7. In Summary...
      2. 6. Designing Lists, Libraries, and Pages
        1. Creating Lists
          1. Creating Built-In Lists
            1. Creating a New List from the Built-In Lists
          2. Creating Custom Lists
          3. Creating a List from a Template
          4. Creating a Library
            1. Creating a New Library
        2. Modifying Lists and Libraries
          1. Modifying List and Library Settings
          2. Updating General Settings
            1. Updating Title, Description, and Navigation
            2. Versioning Settings in a List
            3. Versioning Settings in a Library
            4. Advanced Settings in a List
            5. Advanced Settings in a Library
            6. Incoming E-Mail Settings
          3. Deleting a List or Library
          4. Saving a List or Library as a Template
            1. Saving an Existing List or Library as a Template
            2. Adding a Template to a List Gallery
            3. Deleting a Template in the List Template Gallery
          5. Changing Permissions for a List or Library
            1. Editing a List or Library’s Permissions
            2. Adding Users to a List or Library
            3. Removing Users from a List or Library
          6. Workflow Settings
            1. Adding a New Workflow or Change the Settings of an Existing Workflow
          7. Information Management Policy Settings
            1. Applying IRM to a List or Library
          8. RSS Settings on Lists and Libraries
            1. Subscribing to an RSS Feed in a List or Library
          9. Adding Columns to Lists or Libraries
            1. Creating a Custom Column
            2. Creating a Site Column
          10. Changing and Deleting List Columns
          11. Reordering List Columns
          12. Working with Content Types in a List or Library
            1. Adding a Content Type to a List or Library
            2. Modifying the New Button Order or the Default Content Type
        3. Creating and Modifying List and Library Views
          1. Creating List and Library Views
            1. Creating a New List View
          2. Modifying and Deleting List Views
            1. Creating an Access View of a SharePoint List or Library
        4. Working with List Content
          1. Working with List Content in Standard View
            1. Adding Items to a List
            2. Changing or Deleting the Content of a List Item
          2. Working with Lists and Libraries in Datasheet View
          3. Exporting Content to Spreadsheets
            1. Exporting a SharePoint List or Library to a Spreadsheet
          4. Viewing RSS Feeds
        5. Creating Discussions
          1. Creating a New Discussion Board
          2. Creating a New Discussion
        6. Creating Surveys
          1. Creating a New Survey
        7. In Summary...
    8. IV. Creating, Designing, and Managing Sites and Working with SharePoint Designer 2007
      1. 7. What’s New with Templates and Design
        1. Using Out-of-the-Box Templates and SharePoint Designer 2007
        2. Features of SharePoint Designer 2007
          1. Creating a New Site
            1. Creating a SharePoint Site
          2. No-Code Solutions
          3. Opening a SharePoint Site
          4. Applying Styles
            1. Attaching a Site’s Style Sheet to a Different Single SharePoint Site
          5. Master Pages
            1. Changing a Site’s Default Master Page
            2. Modifying the Styles of the Master Page
            3. Modifying the Content Placeholders
            4. Adding a New Content Region
            5. Applying the New Master Page
          6. Managing Access Control
            1. Creating a SharePoint Designer 2007 Contributor Group
            2. Linking a Permission Level to a Contributor Group
            3. Setting a Contributor Group as the Default Group
            4. Creating Data Views and Data Forms
            5. Creating an XML File to Be Used as a Data Source for a Data View
            6. Creating a Data View by Dragging the Data Source onto the Page
            7. Creating a Data View by Using the Data Source Details Task Pane
          7. The Workflow Designer
            1. Designing a New Workflow by Using Workflow Designer
        3. Using Visual Studio 2005 to Customize Site Design
        4. In Summary...
      2. 8. Creating and Formatting Web Part Pages
        1. Working with Web Part Pages and Web Part Zones
          1. Creating Web Part Pages
          2. Creating, Configuring and Deleting Web Part Zones
            1. Inserting and Configuring a Web Part Zone
            2. Deleting a Web Part Zone
          3. Adding Web Parts to the Zones
        2. Controlling the Appearance of Web Parts
        3. In Summary...
      3. 9. Creating and Modifying Basic Site Features
        1. Modifying Site Navigation
          1. Customizing the Built-in Navigation Features via SharePoint Designer 2007
            1. Customizing the Top Link Bar
            2. Adding a Link to an Existing Page on the Top Link Bar
            3. Adding a Link to a New Page on the Top Link Bar
            4. Renaming a Link on the Top Link Bar
            5. Deleting a Link from the Top Link Bar
            6. Customizing the Quick Launch
            7. Deleting a Section of the Quick Launch
            8. Adding a Link for a Site’s Existing Page to the Quick Launch
            9. Adding a New Page Link to the Quick Launch
            10. Renaming a Link on the Quick Launch
            11. Changing the Order of Links on the Quick Launch
        2. Selecting the Right Template
          1. Using Collaboration Templates
            1. Team Site Template
            2. Blank Site Template
            3. Document Workspace Template
            4. Wiki Site Template
            5. Blog Template
          2. Using Meetings Templates
            1. Basic Meeting Workspace Template
            2. Blank Meeting Workspace Template
            3. Decision Meeting Workspace Template
            4. Social Meeting Workspace Template
            5. Multipage Meeting Workspace Template
          3. Using Custom Templates
        3. Creating Custom Templates
          1. Management of Custom Templates
            1. Adding a Site Template to the Site Template Gallery
            2. Modifying Settings or Deleting a Site Template from the Site Template Gallery
        4. Using Master Pages
          1. Content Pages
          2. Developing Master Pages
          3. Content Placeholders
          4. The Master Page Gallery
            1. Using the Master Page Gallery to Edit a Master Page
        5. In Summary...
      4. 10. Creating Data Sources and Data Views
        1. Designing Lists and Libraries
          1. Modifying SharePoint Lists and Libraries
            1. Configuring List and Library Settings
              1. General
              2. Settings
              3. Security
              4. Supporting Files
            2. Configuring a Custom Query for a List or Library
              1. Copy a Data Source Connection and Create a New Query
          2. Creating a New List or Library
            1. Creating a List
            2. Creating a Document Library
        2. Managing the Data Sources
          1. Adding a SharePoint Site
          2. Overview of Available Data Sources
          3. Configuring an XML Web Service as a Data Source
          4. Adding a Database as a Data Source
          5. Configuring a Server-Side Script Data Source
          6. Configuring a Linked Data Source
            1. Creating a Linked Data Source by Merging Multiple Data Sources
            2. Creating a Linked Data Source by Merging Two Sources
          7. Configuring an XML File as a Data Source
            1. Creating an XML File
            2. Importing an XML File
            3. Connecting to an External XML File
        3. In Summary...
      5. 11. Using WSS 3.0 Web Parts
        1. Introducing Out-of-the-Box Web Parts for WSS 3.0
          1. List View Web Parts
          2. Miscellaneous Web Parts in WSS 3.0
            1. The Content Editor Web Part
              1. Adding Content to the Content Editor Web Part
            2. The Form Web Part
              1. Connecting the Form Web Part to Another Web Part
              2. Customizing the Form Web Part
            3. The Image Web Part
              1. Connecting the Image Web Part to Another Web Part
            4. The Page Viewer Web Part
            5. The Relevant Documents Web Part
            6. The Site Users Web Part
            7. The User Tasks Web Part
            8. The XML Web Part
              1. Adding Content to the XML Web Part
          3. Connecting Web Parts
            1. Creating a New Web Part Connection
            2. Removing a Connection Between Web Parts
          4. Web Part Gallery Management
            1. Managing the Web Part Gallery
            2. Exporting a Web Part
            3. Importing a Web Part
        2. In Summary...
      6. 12. Managing Site Content
        1. Keeping Content Up to Date and Relevant
          1. Adding the Right Web Parts to Your Page
            1. Possible Uses for Web Parts
          2. Delegating Site Management to Power Users
        2. Managing Your Site Content
          1. Planning Content Administration
          2. Keeping Your Site Relevant
          3. Managing Subsites
            1. Permissions for a Subsite
        3. In Summary...
    9. V. Installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
      1. 13. Planning and Installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        1. Planning Your Installation
          1. Requirements Gathering and Planning
            1. WSS 3.0 System Requirements
            2. SQL Server 2005 Enterprise System Requirements
          2. Choosing the Proper Server Farm Configuration
            1. Two-Server Example
            2. Four-Server Example
            3. Five-Server Example
          3. Configuring Security
            1. Creating an Organizational Unit in Active Directory
            2. Adding Permissions for the Application Pool Account
          4. Planning for Authentication
          5. Active Directory Federation Services
            1. Planning Users and Roles
          6. Choosing a Database Type and Location
          7. Configuring SQL Server
          8. Planning the Content Databases
          9. Planning Your Storage Requirements
          10. Planning Site Collections
          11. Working with Kerberos Authentication
            1. Configuring Trust Delegation
            2. Configuring an SPN for the WSS Domain Account
            3. Configuring an Existing Web Application
        2. Installing WSS 3.0 on a Stand-Alone (Single) Server
          1. Installing the Stand-Alone Prerequisites
            1. Installing and Configuring IIS for Windows Server 2003 in a Stand-Alone Deployment
            2. Installing the Microsoft .NET Framework Version 3.0 in a Stand-Alone Deployment
            3. Enabling ASP.NET 2.0 in a Stand-Alone Deployment
            4. Configuring WSS 3.0 for a Stand-Alone Deployment by Using Windows Internal Database
            5. The Configuration Wizard in a Stand-Alone Deployment
            6. Adding a Site to Trusted Sites
            7. Bypassing the Proxy Server for Local Addresses
          2. WSS 3.0 Postinstallation Tasks in a Stand-Alone Deployment
        3. Installing WSS 3.0 for a Server Farm Deployment
          1. Installing and Configuring IIS for Windows Server 2003 in a Farm Deployment
          2. .NET 3.0 Framework and ASP.NET 2.0
            1. Installing the Microsoft .NET Framework Version 3.0 in a Farm Deployment
            2. Enabling ASP.NET 2.0 in a Farm Deployment
            3. Configuring WSS 3.0 for Use with SQL Server 2005 in a Farm
            4. The Configuration Wizard in a Farm Deployment
            5. Adding a Site to Trusted Sites for a Farm Deployment
            6. Bypassing the Proxy Server for Local Addresses for a Farm Deployment
            7. Adding New Servers to the Farm
          3. Preparing Search Servers
            1. Starting the Windows SharePoint Services Search Service
          4. Installing WSS 3.0 from the Command Line
            1. How to Use a Setup.exe Command-Line Switch
          5. Extranet Capabilities in WSS 3.0
          6. Availability Planning
          7. Extranet Farm Topology Planning
            1. Edge Firewall Topology (Perimeter in Proxy)
            2. Tri-Homed Perimeter
            3. Back-to-Back Perimeter Topology
            4. Split Back-to-Back Topology
          8. Environment Security Hardening Planning
            1. Securing the Extranet Environment
              1. Securing Windows 2003
              2. MBSA
              3. Securing the SQL Server
              4. Securing the WSS Front-End Server
        4. Installing Language Template Packs
          1. Preparing Front-End Web Servers for Language Packs
            1. Installing the Language Files
            2. Installing the Language Packs
            3. Rerunning the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard
            4. Uninstalling Language Packs
        5. In Summary...
      2. 14. Backing Up, Restoring, and Migrating Sites
        1. Choosing a Backup Option for WSS 3.0
        2. Developing a Robust Disaster Recovery Plan for Your SharePoint Environment
        3. Backing Up and Restoring Sites by Using the Operations Page in SharePoint Central Administration
          1. Performing a Backup in Central Administration
          2. Restoring from a Backup in Central Administration
        4. Using Stsadm to Back Up and Restore a Site, Server Farm, Database, or Web Application
          1. Using Stsadm to Back Up a Site
          2. Using Stsadm to Restore a Site
          3. Using Stsadm to Restore a Server Farm
          4. Using Stsadm to Restore a Web Application
          5. Using Stsadm to Restore a Database
          6. Using Stsadm to Restore a Site Collection
          7. Using Stsadm to Import Sites and Subsites
        5. Backing Up and Restoring Databases by Using the SQL Server 2005 Tools
          1. Backing Up a Database in SQL Server 2005
          2. Restoring a Database in SQL Server 2005
        6. Backing Up and Restoring with Office SharePoint Designer 2007
          1. Backing Up a Site with SharePoint Designer
          2. Restoring a Site with SharePoint Designer
        7. Migrating and Upgrading Web Sites
          1. Migration Considerations
          2. Migrating Sites Using Stsadm
            1. Importing/Exporting
          3. Migrating a Site Collection by Using Backup/Restore
            1. Backing Up/Restoring
          4. Migrating by Using the WSS Object Model
          5. Migrating WSS 3.0 by Using Central Administration
            1. Migrating to a New Server Farm by Using Central Administration
            2. Migrating to an Existing Server Farm by Using Central Administration
              1. Creating a New Web Application
              2. Extending an Existing Web Application
        8. Third-Party Backup and Restore Tools
        9. In Summary...
    10. VI. Administering SharePoint Services
      1. 15. Administering a SharePoint Server
        1. Administering an Entire Server
          1. WSS 3.0 Monitoring
            1. WSS Logging and Reporting
            2. Performance Tool (System Monitor)
              1. System Monitor
              2. Counter Logs
              3. Trace Logs
              4. Alerts
            3. Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 (MOM) or System Center Operations Manager 2007
        2. Reporting: Using SQL Reporting Services
          1. Integrating WSS 3.0 and SQL Reporting Services
        3. In Summary...
      2. 16. Managing Site Settings
        1. Displaying the Site Settings Page
        2. Users and Permissions
          1. People and Groups
            1. Adding Users or Groups to a Site
            2. Removing Users or Groups from a Site
          2. Site Collection Administrators
          3. Advanced Permissions
        3. Look and Feel
          1. Title, Description, and Icon
          2. Tree View
          3. Site Theme
            1. Changing a Site’s Theme
          4. Top Link Bar
          5. Quick Launch
          6. Save Site As Template
            1. Saving an Existing Site as a Template
          7. Reset To Site Definition
        4. Galleries
          1. Master Page Gallery
          2. Site Content Type Gallery
            1. Creating a Site Content Type
          3. Site Columns
            1. Creating a Site Column
          4. Site Templates
            1. Saving a Site as a Template
          5. List Templates
          6. Web Parts
          7. Workflows
        5. Site Administration
          1. Regional Settings
          2. Site Libraries and Lists
          3. Site Usage Report
          4. User Alerts
          5. Search Visibility
          6. Sites and Workspaces
          7. Site Features
            1. Feature Implementation
          8. Delete This Site
        6. Site Collection Administration
          1. Recycle Bin
          2. Site Collection Features
          3. Site Hierarchy
            1. Portal Site Connection
        7. Updating Your Personal Information
        8. In Summary...
      3. 17. SharePoint Central Administration
        1. Operations Page of Central Administration
          1. Topology And Services
            1. Servers In Farm
            2. Services On Server
            3. Outgoing E-Mail Settings
            4. Incoming E-Mail Settings
            5. Approve/Reject Distribution Groups
              1. New
              2. Actions
              3. Settings
          2. Security Configuration
            1. Service Accounts
            2. Information Rights Management
            3. Antivirus
            4. Blocked File Types
            5. Update Farm Administrator’s Group
              1. New
          3. Logging And Reporting
            1. Diagnostic Logging
            2. Usage Analysis Processing
          4. Global Configuration
            1. Timer Job Status
            2. Timer Job Definitions
            3. Alternate Access Mappings
            4. Manage Farm Features
              1. How to Implement a Farm Feature
            5. Solution Management
          5. Backup And Restore
            1. Perform A Backup
            2. Backup And Restore History
            3. Restore From Backup
            4. Backup And Restore Job Status
          6. Data Configuration
            1. Default Database Server
            2. Data Retrieval Service
        2. Application Management Page of Central Administration
          1. SharePoint Web Application Management
            1. Create Or Extend Web Application
              1. Creating a New Web Application
              2. Extending an Existing Web Application
            2. Remove SharePoint From IIS Web Site
            3. Delete Web Application
            4. Define Managed Paths
            5. Web Application Outgoing E-Mail Settings
            6. Web Application General Settings
            7. Content Databases
              1. Adding a Content Database to a Web Application
            8. Managing Web Application Features
            9. Web Application List
          2. Application Security
            1. Security For Web Part Pages
            2. Self-Service Site Management
            3. User Permissions For Web Application
            4. Policy For Web Application
            5. Authentication Providers
          3. Workflow Management
            1. Workflow Settings
          4. SharePoint Site Management
            1. Create Site Collection
              1. Creating a New Site Collection
            2. Delete Site Collection
            3. Site Use Confirmation And Deletion
            4. Quota Templates
            5. Site Collection Quotas And Locks
            6. Site Collection Administrators
            7. Site Collection List
          5. External Service Connections
            1. Records Center
            2. HTML Viewer
            3. Document Conversions
        3. In Summary...
    11. VII. Developing Web Parts in Visual Studio 2005, SharePoint Best Practices, and Maintaining Your Implementation
      1. 18. Advanced Design Techniques
        1. Delegate Controls
        2. Advanced Web Parts Development Topics
          1. Building Connected Web Parts
            1. Defining Our Own Interface
            2. Using the WSS Interfaces
            3. Building AJAX Web Parts
            4. Creating Editor Web Parts
          2. Building Workflows in WSS 3.0
            1. Building Workflows with Visual Studio 2005
          3. Customizing Site Definitions
          4. Working with Site Definition Files
            1. Working with Onet.xml Files
            2. Working with Schema.xml Files
          5. Customizing Site Definitions
            1. Creating a New Site Definition
          6. Choosing Between Site Templates and Site Definitions
            1. Reverse Engineering a Site Definition
        3. In Summary...
      2. 19. Beginning Web Part Development
        1. Configuring Your Development Environment
          1. Setting Up Your Development Infrastructure
            1. Recreating WSS 3.0 in a Virtual Machine Environment (VM)
        2. How Web Parts Work
          1. Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
          2. Web Part Life Cycle
        3. Creating a Web Part
          1. Designing the Web Part Properties
            1. Rendering the Web Part
            2. Planning the Deployment
            3. Adding the AllowPartiallyTrustedCallers Attribute
            4. Signing the Assembly
            5. Adding the Safe Control Entry
            6. Using PostBuild Events
            7. Deploying to bin Folder
            8. Deploying to GAC
            9. Using the Web Part in a Site
            10. Debugging Web Parts
            11. Remote Debugging
            12. Creating a New Web Part Solution
          2. Adding Custom Events to SharePoint Lists
          3. Overview of the SharePoint Object Model
            1. Site Collections and Sites
        4. In Summary...
      3. 20. Additional SharePoint Best Practices
        1. Best Practices Planning: Using a SharePoint Questionnaire
          1. Infrastructure-Related Questions
          2. SharePoint-Specific Questions
          3. Other Systems-Related Questions
          4. Security-Related Questions
        2. Defining the Proper Content Types and Metadata for Your Organization
        3. Using Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
        4. In Summary...
      4. 21. Getting SharePoint off the Launch Pad
        1. Developing Training Materials
          1. End-User Training
          2. SharePoint Administrator Training
        2. Developing the Proper SharePoint Communication Strategy
        3. Documentation, Documentation, and Documentation
        4. In Summary...
    12. A. Index to Troubleshooting Topics
    13. B. About the Author
      1. A Message from the Author
    14. C. Your All-in-One Resource
    15. Index