Book Landing Page: Mastering Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Book Chapter Landing Page: Chapter 8: Site Collections and Web Applications and Book Chapter Landing Page: Chapter 11: Users and Permissions are excerpts from Mastering Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, from Wiley Publishing (ISBN 978-0-470-12728-5, copyright 2008 by Wiley Publishing, all rights reserved).
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is the latest version of the collaboration tool found in Windows Server 2003 R2—a feature-rich product that can be deployed to help you manage and improve information-sharing across your company’s network. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is also the underlying technology of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. In this comprehensive book you’ll go under the hood of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and discover how to make it easy to:
Create common workspaces where teams can work collectively
Set up surveys and discussion groups
and more. The book includes essential techniques for site creation, administration, customization, security, and disaster recovery, and practical steps for migrating from Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
C. A. Callahan, MCSE, MCSA, MCT, is the founder and principal trainer for CallahanTech, providing customized training and courseware for businesses and IT professionals. A Microsoft Certified Trainer since the Windows NT Server days, Callahan teaches fellow IT professionals about the latest Microsoft technologies. She’s a frequent presenter at conferences and expos, including Windows/Office Connections and LinuxWorld/NetworkWorld Expo; with a brief stint instructing hands-on labs at Microsoft Tech·Ed. Previously, she traveled across the US on behalf of Microsoft to do TechNet Security Briefings, and has become passionate about network access security, disaster recovery, and virtualization. An avid beta tester, she has participated in such notable betas as Windows Server 2003 (as well as SP1 and R2), Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Virtual Server, and Data Protection Manager. Callahan is a contributing author of Windows Vista: The Missing Manual with David Pogue as well as Mastering Windows Server 2003 and its Upgrade Edition for SP1 and R2 with Mark Minasi.