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Beginning SharePoint® 2007 Administration: Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 and Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007

Book Description

While the main focus of this book is on SharePoint administration, you will also learn how to customize SharePoint by creating templates and using SharePoint Designer to enhance the look and feel of SharePoint sites. Microsoft MVP and author Göran Husman explores the differences between Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS), helps you decide if you need only WSS or if you should also implement MOSS, and much more.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dedication
  3. About the Author
  4. Credits
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
  7. Introduction to Microsoft SharePoint 2007
    1. What Is SharePoint?
    2. The History of SharePoint
    3. Differences between WSS and MOSS
    4. What You Need to Run SharePoint
    5. Integrating with MS Office
    6. Built-In Features of SharePoint
    7. Accessing SharePoint over the Internet
    8. Summary
  8. Installing Windows SharePoint Services
    1. What Is New in WSS 3.0
    2. Preparing to Install WSS
    3. Installing WSS
    4. Upgrading SQL Server 2005 Express to MS SQL Server
    5. Uninstalling WSS
    6. Summary
  9. Configuring and Managing Windows SharePoint Services
    1. Important Concepts
    2. Beginning SharePoint Administration
    3. More Advanced WSS Administration
    4. Summary
  10. Installing MS Office SharePoint Server 2007
    1. Preparing for MOSS
    2. Installing MOSS
    3. Backing Up MOSS 2007
    4. Upgrading SQL Express to MS SQL Server
    5. Post-Installation Tasks
    6. Uninstalling MOSS
    7. Summary
  11. Configuring and Managing MOSS 2007
    1. Basic Configuration
    2. Advanced Administration
    3. Managing Access to the Portal Site
    4. Summary
  12. Building Web Sites
    1. WSS Sites
    2. MOSS Sites
    3. Summary
  13. Office Integration
    1. MS Office Product Suite
    2. The New Generation
    3. MS Outlook
    4. MS OneNote
    5. MS InfoPath
    6. Other Applications
    7. Summary
  14. Advanced Configurations
    1. Managing User Profiles in MOSS
    2. Managing Information Targeting with WSS and MOSS
    3. Searching in WSS and MOSS
    4. More Advanced Settings for MOSS and WSS
    5. Summary
  15. Web Content Management
    1. Introduction to Content Management
    2. Web Content Management
    3. Summary
  16. File and Document Management
    1. Traditional File Chaos
    2. The SharePoint Way
    3. Managing List Access
    4. Managing Document Workflow
    5. Working with Document Workspaces
    6. Using SharePoint as a File Share
    7. Summary
  17. Intranet and Internet Sites
    1. Analyzing the Needs
    2. An Intranet Based on WSS
    3. An Intranet Based on MOSS
    4. Building Internet Sites
    5. Summary
  18. Customizing SharePoint 2007
    1. MOSS Site Templates
    2. Changing the Look and Feel of the Portal Site
    3. Managing the SharePoint Sites
    4. Creating Site Definitions
    5. Summary
  19. SharePoint Designer 2007
    1. Why SharePoint Designer 2007?
    2. Basic Design
    3. Extended Design
    4. Master Pages and Layout Pages
    5. Summary
  20. Backup and Restore
    1. What Data Should You Protect?
    2. Backup with STSADM
    3. Backing Up a Single Site
    4. Backing Up a Complete Farm
    5. Scheduling the Backup Process
    6. Backup with the Central Administration Tool
    7. Restore Procedures
    8. Third-Party Backup Tools
    9. Summary
  21. Index