Chapter 1

SharePoint Foundation 2010 Under the Hood

SharePoint Foundation (SPF) is a nifty web-based collaboration, data management, communication, idea-creating, problem-solving tool that costs you nothing (assuming you already have a licensed server). SharePoint Foundation 2010 needs to run on Windows Server 2008 (Standard Service Pack 2 or higher).

SharePoint Foundation has its needs, its shortcomings, and its weaknesses, but overall, it is a surprisingly useful, flexible, and powerful web-based tool for any administrator. The best part is that using it doesn't require any web development skills at all. As a matter of fact, this book is being written for IT admins specifically because they seem to be the people who are ultimately responsible ...

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