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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints by Mike Oryszak

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Summary

This chapter leveraged the Server OMs to create packaged solutions in order to deliver the site request and provisioning solution.

The customizations are grouped as follows:

  • Timer job: A timer job that is used to provision new sites based on requests in a central SharePoint list
  • Feature receiver: Feature receivers are used to add and remove the timer job registration
  • Application page: A custom form available globally to request a new site collection
  • Custom action: Add a menu item to the Site Actions menu that links to the site request form, giving users the ability to easily request a new site collection

This chapter showed how you can leverage custom solutions to help automate tedious site administration duties while enhancing governance and ...

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