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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

In place Records Management

Records Management no longer exists only in the Records Center in SharePoint 2010; it is present throughout SharePoint libraries and lists. A document can be declared a record no matter which library it is found in.

Once a document is declared as a record, organizational policies can applied. Due to the oversight of entities such as Sarbanes-Oxley, DOD certification, ISO certification, among others, it is imperative that organizations manage a document from cradle to grave. The administrator should be aware that this depends on the requirements of the governing body. It is not realistic to believe that SharePoint 2010 meets every certification need out of the box.

We also live in a society of litigation, which means every piece of information in an organization is subject to scrutiny. Records Management helps the administrator to be proactive to these type of initiatives when they happen. Records Management is how we manage what happens to a document. This recipe...