This chapter approaches the My Site component of SharePoint 2010 as a powerful set of tools, but one that needs to be understood from a functionality and management standpoint, before it is made available to end users. In addition, this chapter walks through making sure the supporting components (My Site host and User Profile service application) are in working order, and if not, how to rebuild them from scratch. Tips and recommended best practices are provided to further assist in managing the My Site environment, and the basic steps that end users need to take to set up and customize their personal sites are covered. Much more could certainly be written about the wealth of features available to end users, but due to space limitations, ...

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