The SharePoint Portal Server is a powerful end-to-end solution for document management, custom portal development, and aggregating content from multiple sources into a single location. The Administrator's Guide to SharePoint Portal Server 2001 is a comprehensive manual for the planning, design, deployment, and management of Microsoft's corporate information portal solution. Bill English, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, takes technical and nontechnical administrators under the hood, explaining everything from basic concepts to advanced customization techniques.
The book begins by outlining the challenges of knowledge and document management and showing how the SharePoint Portal Server tan be used to address them. Chapters detail the server's architecture, including the index and Web-store tools, and examine Microsoft's Digital Dashboard and Web Parts, the tore components of a powerful customized corporate portal. Readers walk through the entire server life cycle : the identification of user needs, capacity planning, installation, and configuration. Each task of SharePoint administration is systematically described and demonstrated. The Administrator's Guide to SharePoint Portal Server 2001 concludes with a
rundown of third-party tools and resources for extending SharePoint.
Any IT professional evaluating, planning for, installing, or managing Microsoft's SharePoint Portal Server 2001 will find this thorough examination an invaluable guide.