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Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2007 Bible

Book Description

Key topics discussed include creating an Office Server portal, content management, SharePoint server and business intelligence, Office Server customization, and solutions scenarios

Expert advice covers how to use SharePoint to create collaborative Web sites that easily integrate with corporate intranets and portals, team and customer collaboration sites, document management systems, and more

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Authors
  3. Credits
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
  6. Getting Started with SharePoint
    1. Introducing SharePoint Products and Technologies
      1. Exploring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
      2. Comparing Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and MOSS 2007
      3. Choosing between MOSS and WSS
      4. Summary
    2. Installing SharePoint
      1. Planning Your SharePoint Deployment
      2. Installing Your SharePoint Farm Components
      3. Completing Post-Installation Configuration
      4. Creating Top-Level Sites
      5. Configuring a Site
      6. Summary
    3. Using Sites and Pages
      1. Designing Your Site Structure
      2. Using Site Templates
      3. Implementing Your Site Structure
      4. Using Pages and Page Libraries
      5. Summary
    4. Using Lists and Libraries
      1. Implementing SharePoint Lists and Libraries
      2. Customizing Lists and Libraries
      3. Creating Views
      4. Using List Web Parts
      5. Summary
    5. Using and Customizing Web Parts
      1. Exploring Web Parts
      2. Using Web Parts
      3. Understanding Web Part Galleries
      4. Managing Web Parts
      5. Summary
  7. Configuring SharePoint Server
    1. Using Personalization Features
      1. Defining Personalization Features and Functions
      2. Designing User Profiles and Memberships
      3. Managing Personalization Features
      4. Managing My Sites
      5. Searching for People
      6. Summary
    2. Searching and Retrieving Content
      1. Configuring and Maintaining the Search and Indexing Components
      2. Tuning Search Results
      3. Customizing the Search Center
      4. Finding Content with Alerts
      5. Summary
    3. Workflow and Process Improvement
      1. The Microsoft Office Workflow Environment
      2. Creating Basic Workflows
      3. Using Office SharePoint Designer
      4. Creating Advanced Workflow Solutions with Visual Studio and InfoPath
      5. Summary
    4. Extending Office Server
      1. Developing Features for Office Server
      2. Installing and Activating Feature Definitions
      3. Optimizing Excel Services
      4. Summary
    5. Securing Office Server
      1. Securing Servers and Farms
      2. Securing Client Communications
      3. Securing Content
      4. Summary
  8. Content Management with SharePoint
    1. Managing Web Content
      1. Designing Web Pages
      2. Implementing Web Content Workflow
      3. Using Document Conversion
      4. Managing Web Sites
      5. Configuring Mobile Access
      6. Summary
    2. Implementing Records Management
      1. Planning for Records Management
      2. Implementing a Records Repository Site and File Plan
      3. Suspending Record Disposition with Holds
      4. Managing a Records Management Program
      5. Summary
    3. Integrating Office System with SharePoint
      1. Integrating with Office Applications
      2. Integrating Outlook Features with SharePoint
      3. Using Groove with Office Server
      4. Summary
  9. SharePoint Server and Business Intelligence
    1. Using SharePoint as a Business Intelligence Platform
      1. Defining Business Intelligence for Your Organization
      2. Configuring BI Components
      3. Configuring BI Dashboards
      4. Summary
    2. Using the Report Center
      1. Configuring the Report Center
      2. Managing Data Sources, Models, and Data Connections
      3. Managing Reports and Models
      4. Creating Dashboards
      5. Summary
    3. KPI List Templates
      1. Defining Your Key Performance Indicators
      2. Implementing KPIs from SharePoint Lists
      3. Implementing KPIs from Excel
      4. Implementing KPIs from Analysis Services
      5. Implementing KPIs Manually
      6. Summary
    4. Implementing the Business Data Catalog
      1. Identifying Your Business Data
      2. Defining Applications
      3. Implementing Single Sign-On
      4. Configuring Business Data Search
      5. Integrating Business Data with Lists and Sites
      6. Summary
  10. Customizing SharePoint
    1. Implementing Content Types
      1. Defining Content Types
      2. Creating Custom Content Types and Site Columns
      3. Content Types and Workflows
      4. Summary
    2. Using SharePoint Designer
      1. Exploring SharePoint Designer
      2. Examining Key Features
      3. Customizing SharePoint Sites
      4. Summary
    3. Using the Data View Web Part
      1. Importing and Displaying Data
      2. Customizing the Data View Presentation
      3. Using XPath Expressions
      4. Summary
  11. SharePoint Solution Scenarios
    1. Intranet Portal Solution Scenario
      1. Scenario Background
      2. Solution Requirements
      3. Solution Overview
      4. Implementing the Solution
      5. Summary
    2. Internet Portal Solution Scenario
      1. Scenario Background
      2. Solution Overview
      3. Implementing the Solution
      4. Summary