CHAPTER 18Managing Service Applications

In Chapter 9, we made a scripted installation of SharePoint 2010 that left us with a “clean” farm, without any Web applications or service applications. In this chapter, we will look at how to create and manage service applications so that their creation can be included in a scripted installation.

In our first scenario, we will create a new managed metadata service application and assign it to the application proxy group Workspaces, which we created in Chapter 10 when we added a new Web application to the farm. We will then look at how to configure an existing service application by adding new service application administrators and changing some of its settings.

Next, we will demonstrate the steps necessary ...

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