Chapter 16

Advanced Installation and Configuration

Generally you install SharePoint on your network for a reason. Maybe you intend to use it for document storage, collaboration, data gathering, or calendar and contact management. But behind the scenes you might need more than the default settings allow. You may need to host isolated site collections for clients or separate departments of your business. You might be considering offering access, from within SharePoint, to external data for your users to view or modify. Your data might need the security of SSL, or you might need Kerberos authentication. You might be planning on having tens of thousands of users and require multiple front-end servers managed centrally from one Central Administration ...

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