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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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Configuring content deployment

Publishing information is a critical mission in many organizations—large or small. Companies of all sizes can effectively leverage the output of information to communicate a positive message to their investors, customers, vendors, and employees.

This is normally the job of the communications group in an enterprise organization. In smaller companies, this job is typically done by IT, even if the business is creating the content. Reasons for this may be ownership of the web server machine to understanding how to put together an HTML page.

SharePoint 2010 content deployment gets everyone in the organization involved, except for IT (outside of configuration), which is a liberating experience for users. It ensures that IT is no longer a bottleneck.

Content deployment moves data from a source site to a destination site without any interference. It is critical to define and configure where the data goes.

In this recipe, we will configure and set up a content deployment...