Understanding the Requirements

When planning for maximum capacity, it is important to determine the business requirements for how SharePoint Portal Server will be used within your environment. SharePoint Portal Server administrators should not only plan for the current state requirements; future state requirements should also be considered. In previous chapters, we learned that SharePoint Portal Server is a flexible and efficient solution that can provide centralized portal services to thousands of users across your enterprise. Chapter 5 provided an overview of indexing and searching content. Once content sources are established, SharePoint Portal Server crawls, or reads through, content to create an index of the content.

After the indexes are ...

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