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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook

By : Peter Serzo
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook

By: Peter Serzo

Overview of this book

Collaboration and content management are the major business needs of every organization in this increasingly global and connected environment. Microsoft SharePoint is a solution to these needs that offers a software platform that facilitates collaboration and provides content management features for the effective implementation of business processes. With a vast amount of functionality available with SharePoint, it is easy to get confused in carrying out administrative tasks. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook starts off by demonstrating the various upgrading and post-upgrading tasks to be performed in SharePoint 2010. Next come recipes for managing SharePoint service-level applications and for monitoring the SharePoint environment. The book introduces one of the best new tools that should be in your arsenal, PowerShell, and the commands you will need to script your tasks with Powershell. Collaboration and content management are the most important features of SharePoint and this book contains many recipes that focus on improving them. Enterprise monitoring and reporting are also covered in detail so that you can ensure that your SharePoint implementation is up and running all the time. You will find recipes to manage and customize SharePoint Search. When you are half way through the book, you will explore more advanced and interesting topics such as customizing and securing the SharePoint environment. You will learn to extend SharePoint to include features similar to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Lastly, the book covers backup and recovery solutions for SharePoint so that you can ensure that your system is protected from data loss and virus attacks.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Recycle Bin settings in Central Administration

As mentioned in the introduction, the first step in data recovery involves the first stage Recycle Bin. Anything that is deleted from a site ends up here.

When an item is deleted from the first stage Recycle Bin, it ends up in the second stage Recycle Bin. This is the site collection Recycle Bin.

These are simply libraries that act as containers for the discarded content. Both of these libraries are configurable.

In this recipe, we will modify the current Recycle Bin configuration of an existing web application.

Getting ready

You must have administrator privileges on the SharePoint farm.

How to do it...

  1. 1. Open Central Administration and click Application Management.

  2. 2. Click Manage Web Applications under the Web Applications section.

  3. 3. Find the web application and click to the right of the name—the line will be highlighted.

  4. 4. Click General Settings on the ribbon.

  5. 5. The Web Application General Settings page pops up. Scroll down to the Recycle Bin section...