Microsoft® SharePoint 2010 Unleashed Michael Noel Colin Spence Using Microsoft SharePoint 2010 technologies, organizations can bring together, utilize, and collaborate with information from virtually any source. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed is the most complete, practical resource for all administrators, managers, architects, users, and power users who want to make the most of this powerful platform. Drawing on their experience implementing SharePoint solutions in hundreds of organizations, Michael Noel and Colin Spence cover all facets of succeeding with SharePoint: planning, deployment, migration, scalability, administration, security, Microsoft Office integration, workflow and dashboard development, and more. Noel and Spence illuminate the newest SharePoint innovations, from new social networking features to improved search, helping you make the most of both SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server 2010. Using easy-to-understand, step-by-step examples, the authors help you streamline administration, optimize performance, control cost, and implement high-value solutions for collaboration, document management, and business intelligence. Architect and implement SharePoint 2010, and migrate from legacy SharePoint servers Perform advanced installations that maximize scalability Monitor, back up, and restore SharePoint environments Maintain the SQL Server databases on which SharePoint 2010 relies Systematically improve edge, transport, and content security Deploy SharePoint in extranets and alternative authentication scenarios Create highly efficient virtualized SharePoint 2010 farms Customize and manage libraries and lists for your specific requirements Design and manage pages and sites for knowledge workers Effectively manage metadata and content types Integrate content using Office Web Apps and Excel, Access, and Visio Graphics Services Create both out-of-the-box and customized SharePoint workflows Develop custom solutions with SharePoint Designer 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 Create BI solutions with PerformancePoint and Business Connectivity Services Govern your SharePoint ecosystem for maximum value Michael Noel, MS-MVP, MCITP, is an internationally recognized technology expert, bestselling author, and well-known public speaker on a wide range of IT topics. He is the author of 17 books, including Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed , Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed , and Microsoft Forefront Unleashed . His books have been translated int...
Cover Table of Contents Introduction Part I: Planning for and Deploying SharePoint Server 2010 1 Introducing SharePoint 2010 Understanding the Capabilities of SharePoint 2010 Using SharePoint for Collaboration and Document Management Outlining Improvements in SharePoint 2010 Securing SharePoint 2010 with New Security Enhancements Leveraging Metadata and Content Types Social Networking Tool Advances Working with Office Web Apps Creating Powerful and Flexible Workflows Developing Applications Using Visual Studio Leveraging Business Intelligence Tools in SharePoint 2010 Governing the SharePoint Environment Summary Best Practices 2 Architecting a SharePoint 2010 Deployment Understanding the SharePoint Server Roles Understanding the Reasons for Deploying Multiple Farms Choosing the Right Hardware for SharePoint Determining Optimal Operating System Configuration Planning for Database and Additional Software Examining Real-World SharePoint 2010 Deployments Addressing Common Business Issues with SharePoint Features Deploying a Team Collaboration Solution with SharePoint Deploying a Corporate Intranet Solution with SharePoint Deploying a Customer Extranet Solution with SharePoint Summary Best Practices 3 Installing a Simple SharePoint Server 2010 Farm Examining SharePoint Installation Prerequisites Installing the SharePoint Server Operating System Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 Installing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Summary Best Practices 4 Advanced SharePoint 2010 Installation and Scalability Creating an Installation Checklist Installing SharePoint 2010 Using PowerShell Understanding Scalability for SharePoint Scaling Logical SharePoint Components Summary Best Practices. 5 Migrating from Legacy SharePoint to SharePoint Server 2010 Formulating a Migration Strategy Planning for an Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 Examining SharePoint 2010 Migration Paths Performing an In-Place Upgrade of a SharePoint Environment Performing a Database Attach Upgrade Using Visual Upgrade Summary Best Practices Part II: Administering and Maintaining SharePoint Server 2010 6 Managing and Administering SharePoint 2010 Infrastructure Operations Management with the SharePoint Central Administration Tool Administering Site Collections and Sites Using Additional Administration Tools for SharePoint Summary Best Practices 7 Leveraging PowerShell for Command-Line SharePoint Administration and Automation Understanding Windows PowerShell Concepts SharePoint Administration with PowerShell Cataloging the Best Scripts to Automate SharePoint Administration Understanding Advanced PowerShell Topics Beyond Built-In SharePoint PowerShell Cmdlets Summary Best Practices 8 Leveraging and Optimizing Search in SharePoint 2010 Outlining the Capabilities of SharePoint 2010 Search Deploying a Native SharePoint 2010 Search Service Application Define Content Sources Search Scopes Federating Search Keywords and Best Bets Customizing the Search User Interface Installing FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint Deploying FAST Search Service Applications Customizing the FAST Search User Interface Uninstalling FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint Summary Best Practices 9 Managing and Maintaining SQL Server in a SharePoint Environment Monitoring SQL Server in a SharePoint Environment Maintaining SQL Server in a SharePoint Environment Managing SharePoint Content Databases Externalizing BLOB Storage in SharePoint 2010 Summary Best Practices. 10 Backing Up and Restoring a SharePoint Environment Backing Up and Recovering SharePoint Components Using the Recycle Bin for Recovery Using SharePoint Central Administration for Backup and Restore Performing Granular Backup Using the SharePoint Central Administration Restoring SharePoint Using SharePoint Central Administration Using SharePoint 2010 Management PowerShell for Backup and Restore Backing Up Internet Information Services v7 Configuration SQL Backup Tools Summary Best Practices 11 Monitoring a SharePoint 2010 Environment Using the SharePoint Health Analyzer Using SharePoint's Native Reporting Capabilities Understanding Timer Jobs for SharePoint 2010 Using System Center Operations Manager to Simplify Management of SharePoint 2010 Establishing Maintenance Schedules for SharePoint Summary Best Practices Part III: Securing, Protecting, and Optimizing SharePoint Architecture 12 Virtualizing SharePoint Components Microsoft's Virtualization Support Story Virtualization Infrastructure Requirements and Recommendations Software Recommendations and Licensing Notes Virtualization of SharePoint Roles Exploring Sample Virtualized SharePoint 2010 Architecture Virtual Machine Management with System Center Virtual Machine Manager Summary Best Practices 13 Deploying SharePoint for Extranets and Alternative Authentication Scenarios Understanding Extranets for Collaborating with Partners, Vendors, and Clients Outlining Common Extranet Scenarios and Topologies Understanding SharePoint 2010 Extranet Security Implementing Authentication Scenarios Implementing a Partner Extranet Solution Upgrading an Existing Extranet Solution from SharePoint 2007 Security Consideration for SharePoint Extranet Solutions Resources Summary Best Practices. 14 Protecting SharePoint with Advanced Antivirus and Edge Security Solutions Understanding the Forefront Edge Line of Products Outlining the Need for the Forefront Edge Line for SharePoint Environments Outlining the Inherent Threat in SharePoint Web Traffic Securing SharePoint Sites with Forefront TMG 2010 Securing SharePoint Sites Using Forefront UAG Protecting SharePoint 2010 from Viruses Using Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint Summary Best Practices 15 Implementing and Validating SharePoint 2010 Security Identifying Isolation Approaches to SharePoint Security Physically Securing SharePoint Servers Securing SharePoint's SQL Server Installation Utilizing Security Templates to Secure a SharePoint Server File-Level Security for SharePoint Servers Verifying Security Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Deploying Transport-Level Security for SharePoint Examining Integration Points Between SharePoint and Public Key Infrastructure Using IPsec for Internal SharePoint Encryption Summary Best Practices 16 Configuring Email-Enabled Content, Presence, and Exchange Server Integration Enabling Incoming Email Functionality in SharePoint Working with Email-Enabled Content in SharePoint 2010 Understanding Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Planning for an Exchange Server 2010 Environment Integrating Exchange 2010 with SharePoint 2010 Enabling Presence Information in SharePoint with Microsoft Communications Server 2010 Summary Best Practices 17 Safeguarding Confidential Data in SharePoint 2010 Understanding the Threats to SharePoint Data SQL Server Database Mirroring for SharePoint Farms Examining Supported Topologies Outlining Database Mirroring Requirements Enabling SQL Database Mirroring Using SQL Transparent Data Encryption (TDE). Enabling TDE for SharePoint Content Databases Using Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) for SharePoint Document Libraries Summary Best Practices Part IV: Using SharePoint 2010 Technologies for Collaboration and Document Management 18 SharePoint Foundation Versus SharePoint Server 2010 Clarifying the Different SharePoint Products from a High Level Feature Comparison Between SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 for Farm Administrators Summary Best Practices 19 Using Libraries and Lists in SharePoint 2010 Empowering Users Through SharePoint 2010 Libraries Working with the Other Standard Tools in a Document Library Empowering Users Through SharePoint 2010 Lists Summary Best Practices 20 Customizing and Managing Libraries and Lists to Meet Business Requirements Planning the List and Library Ecosystem Creating Lists and Libraries Mastering the Library Tab from the Ribbon Document Library Settings Page Tools Reviewed Permissions and Management Tools for Lists and Libraries Document Sets Compared to Folders as Organizational Tools in Document Libraries Content Organizer as a Document Routing Tool Summary Best Practices 21 Designing and Managing Pages and Sites for Knowledge Workers Understanding Site Collection Options Creating a Site Collection Reviewing the Scope of an Existing Site Collection Controlling Who Can Create Sites Creating Pages and Sites Reviewing the Users and Permissions Tools Reviewing the Galleries Tools Reviewing the Site Administration Tools Reviewing the Look and Feel Tools Reviewing the Site Actions Tools An Overview of Site Collection Administration Tools Understanding and Using Site Variations Reviewing Site Features and Site Collection Features Summary Best Practices. 22 Managing Metadata and Content Types in SharePoint 2010.
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