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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
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Establishing a trust relationship between two farms

To be able to subscribe to another farm's content, there has to be a trust relationship set up between the two farms. This gives the two server farms, the ability to communicate. This is accomplished through certificates that uniquely identify the farms.

In this recipe you will see how to set this up.

Getting ready

Because we are showing this with PowerShell, you must be a member of the SharePoint_Shell_Access database role on the configuration database of both the publishing farm and consuming farm. You also must be a member of the WSS_ADMIN_WPG local group on the chosen servers.

Finally, the two servers you will be using (one on the Publishing Farm and one on the Consuming Farm) must be selected ahead of time and the same two servers must be used throughout the process. The suggested servers to use are the ones hosting Central Administration.

How to do it...

Export the certificates: Publishing Farm

  1. 1. On the chosen publishing farm server, select...