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.
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