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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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Deleting a note associated with a page

Notes associated with tags are powerful as they expose comments of other users to the user community of that portal. The implication of this capability is that users can give information about a page or object and have others view it.

A possible shortcoming of this capability is that company information can possibly be exposed to the people who are not supposed to access it.

Consider the example of product pages. Product pages can be viewed by the whole company and may be rated as new products are developed. This is a powerful feature of SharePoint's new social features.

However, in rating the product, a person may mistakenly put financial information on the Note Board that is exposed publicly within the company. In an enterprise with hundreds or even thousands of products, this information could possibly be exposed for a while.

SharePoint 2010 has a feature where the Farm Administrator can search all the Note Boards for particular information. This recipe...