Create a New Group in SharePoint

SharePoint installs with several prebuilt groups but in practice you will want to create custom groups for you company. Adding a group is very simple: In Site Settings > People and Groups. Click the arrow dropdown beside New and select New Group Add the name of the group and click Create That’s it, next we [...]

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Create a New Group in SharePoint

SharePoint installs with several prebuilt groups but in practice you will want to create custom groups for you company. Adding a group is very simple: In Site Settings > People and Groups. Click the arrow dropdown beside New and select New Group Add the name of the group and click Create That’s it, next we [...]

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Create and Add a User in SharePoint (WSS or MOSS)

To add a new user in SharePoint (MOSS or WSS) the first step is to create the user on the server. Normally Sharepoint users are created in the Active Directory and then given permissions to use the Sharepoint installation. Creating a User on the Server Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Computer Management to [...]

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Difference between WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007

SharePoint is one of the buzzwords that are used almost in every office. When a newbie enters in the world of the SharePoint technologies, one of the first questions  is: “What is the difference between the available distributions?” Generally there are two main distributions: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 [...]

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Sharepoint Extranet Setup with FBA (Forms Based Authentication)

At some point in your company’s SharePoint usage, you will probably want to expand the usage of your Intranet sites to clients. Extranet deployment usually requires some additional server and license resources which can add to the expense of the Sharepoint deployment. Fortunately, SharePoint Server 2007 has the Authentication Zones feature, which allows you to [...]

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A Comprehensive Overview of SharePoint – Part II [Archive]

Introduction Enterprise portals are an important part of today’s enterprise IT infrastructure. Portals are used as an entry point for a specific topic, organization, project or team. Many enterprises have an enterprise portal, opened by default when an employee opens up a browser, which shows general information about the enterprise, its strategy, its departments, etc. [...]

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A Comprehensive Overview of Sharepoint – Part I [Archive]

Today’s information workers have a constant need to collaborate, share information and find information they are looking for. This need exists around projects and teams, meetings and documents and furthermore on a department and company wide level. But also with customers, partners and vendors as organizational boundaries are more and more disappearing. Typical approaches have [...]

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Talk to SharePoint Through its Web Services [Archive]

Introduction Microsoft Office  is very tightly integrated with SharePoint by utilizing its web services. Windows SharePoint Services comes with sixteen different web services. SharePoint Portal Server  supports an additional five web services. The web services provided by SharePoint do provide a vast array of features. But not all SharePoint features are accessible through them. If [...]

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