Because each SSP that you create provides its own services and you can create multiple SSPs in a farm, a Central Administration User Interface (UI) page exists so that you can configure these services on a per-SSP basis and also on a farm level for all SSPs. The SSP Management Interface is divided into two areas:
Farm-level management of all SSPs
The remainder of this section covers the SSP management pages while the section following this one titled "Managing SSPs at the Farm Level" explains farm-level management of SSPs in a large enterprise environment.
The SSP management page has several key sections that enable you to easily configure and manage the services provided by the SSP. Although these ...