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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
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Configuring multiple Send To connections

Records management is the careful management of information for an entire lifecycle. This includes how documents are routed and referenced.

A records management feature that deserves its own recipe is the ability to set up multiple Send To connections. What is meant by this capability is the functionality to route a document to multiple areas in a site. The reasoning for this is varied.

There may be a Request for Quote (RFQ) that comes in and needs to go to several folks upon being uploaded into the system, as each individual may have a role in a particular part of the document.

Another use case is when an asset must have one source location but must be in several other locations. Thus, links are established to one source.

Farm administrators have the ability to define multiple locations where a record can be routed. Not only can an administrator specify the connections, but they can define how that record is manipulated. Is it copied? Is it moved...