4.6. Creating and Managing Site Collections

You can use a number of methods to create sites and site collections for the default portal site and for the Central Administration site. All of these methods require you to be the SharePoint administrator. Most divisions or departments in your company will likely want one of their staff to be the SharePoint site administrator for their group.

4.6.1. Enabling Self-Service Site Creation

To allow anyone besides the SharePoint administrator to create and manage sites, you'll first need to enable self-service site creation (see Exercise 4.1). Once enabled, you can delegate the creation of SharePoint sites to other SharePoint users. This service also lets you create sites and site collections from the ...

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