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

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5.4. Summary

In this chapter, you learned the following:

  • After the initial installation of MOSS, there are three final steps that you must do to prepare the new SharePoint server. They are referred to as "administrator tasks."

  • When these tasks are completed, you will see a new list of administrative tasks.

  • Not all of these tasks in the new list must be completed, but be sure to configure outgoing e-mail settings and schedule the indexing of SharePoint's databases.

  • The Central Administration tool is organized into two pages: Operations and Application Management.

  • Enable incoming e-mail settings if SharePoint should be able to accept incoming e-mail.

  • Configure User Profile import if you want SharePoint to store user properties.

  • Define a link to the portal site before you start creating all My Sites.

  • Create the records center using a separate web application or a separate SharePoint server.

  • In order to enable creation of My Sites, the user account used by the application pool hosting the Central Administration tool must be a member of the local Administrators group on the SharePoint server.

  • Be sure to use the Service Account area of the Operations page when you need to update a service account; for example, for an application pool or a SharePoint service.

  • Do not forget to install antivirus programs that work directly with SharePoint's database!

  • Single Sign-On is used by programmers and applications to get access to external data sources.

  • Use information management policy settings, to get full ...

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