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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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Checking effective permission user interface

Once SharePoint 2010 is rolled out into an environment, it takes on a life of its own. Team sites, project sites, and other collaboration sites are created to fit the pressing business needs.

Along with each of these sites, security may be manipulated by breaking inheritance. This type of granularity breeds complexity. Sites are provisioned but not decommissioned due to the sheer number of sites. It is a common request from users to know what sites they have access to and what permissions they have on those sites. There is functionality within sites that provides such information.

The following recipe shows how to use this functionality.

Getting ready

You must be a site owner or site collection administrator.

How to do it...

  1. 1. Navigate to the desired team site.

  2. 2. Click Site Actions and then Site Permissions.

  3. 3. Click the Check Permissions option on the ribbon.

  4. 4. The following screen pops up:

  5. 5. Enter the name of a user or group.

  6. 6. Click Check Now. The...