Introduction to the Workspace

In this chapter, we will look at what makes up a SharePoint Portal Server workspace, and how to manage the workspace both holistically and at a component level. As we cover this information, we will drill down into the areas that keep most Administrators and Coordinators on their toes—security considerations, managing internal and external content, workspace capacity planning, and more. We will also address the goal of simplifying workspace management by sharing various checklists, detailed procedures, and structured processes throughout this chapter.

To review, a default workspace is created after SharePoint Portal Server is installed. The workspace is actually a Web folder or a Network Place itself. However, the ...

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