Managing Personalization Features

With all of the capabilities and features surrounding personalization in MOSS 2007, your planning efforts can help make managing the various personalization aspects of your deployment easier and scalable. As users learn how to use these features, they will find new and creative ways to connect and collaborate in the context of their daily activities. It’s a good idea to provide a channel for feedback and requests to be collected and reviewed so that they can be taken into consideration during the ongoing information architecture management and planning of your deployment. You may find that these features will enable users to find more optimal ways to work together.

Managing user profiles and properties

User profiles and properties are managed by the SSP administrator. After reviewing your directory services, identifying your business data relevant to personalization and the default MOSS 2007 profile properties, and then comparing each to your collaboration needs, you should have a good idea of the profile properties you will implement. To access the administrative interface for scheduling user profile imports and managing user profiles and profile properties, as shown in Figure 6.14, follow these steps:

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On the top navigation bar of SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration, click Application Management.
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On the Application Management page, in the Office SharePoint Server Shared Services section, click Create or configure this farm’s shared services. ...

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