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PLEASE READ (hidden slide) Please use PowerPoint If you do not use PowerPoint 2003, it is your responsibility to save the presentation in 2003 format, test it, and make fixes for compatibility This template uses Microsofts corporate font, Segoe Segoe is not a standard font included with Windows. Please make sure it is installed on your computer How to install Segoe: Get the font at: \\Showsrus\images\Corporate_Fonts\PC\Segoe or https://mediabank.partners.extranet.microsoft.com \\Showsrus\images\Corporate_Fonts\PC\Segoehttps://mediabank.partners.extranet.microsoft.com For PowerPoint, choose the PC OpenType or TrueType version of the font. Copy all the.ttf files into your c:\windows\fonts folder Questions:
De-mystifying Windows SharePoint Services in SBS 2003 Stuart Applegate – SBS MVP General Manager Business Computing Australia, Brisbane Dean Calvert – SBS MVP Principal Consultant & Managing Director Calvert Technologies, Adelaide
Quick Poll Who has already customised WSS in SBS? Who has produced a commercial WSS solution?
The out-of-box experience What is WSS in SBS? Connects people, information & processes Provides information sharing & document collaboration features Internal (or external) Intranet site Tool to easily develop solutions Automate business processes What can you do with it? Integration to other LOB apps MS Office 2003 / 2007 End users have been typically keen to dive in however VARs appear to have been hesitant as it is unfamiliar territory
Working with WSS CustomisationIntegrationOutlook/Exchange One way calendar linking Access / SQL Content Management Server Project Server Live Communication Server
Backup with WSS Microsoft documentation s/2/all/adminguide/en-us/stsf19.mspx?mfr=true s/2/all/adminguide/en-us/stsf19.mspx?mfr=true Backup a single WSS site as needed using stsadmn utility Need to be a member of the server computers administrators group or a member of the SharePoint administrators group Stsadm.exe –o backup –url -filename c:\backup.dat [-overwrite] filename paramater can be a filename, path or URL
Restore with WSS Restore a single WSS site as needed using stsadm utility Stsadm.exe –o restore –url - filename c:\backup.dat [-overwrite] 3 options for restoring a site Restore over an existing site Restore a site to a new site on the same server Restore site to a separate server with a separate installation of WSS that uses a copy of the original servers configuration database
On The Topic Of Backup/Restore Add a Recycle Bin to your WSS site!! Refer to the following for all the details: ycleBinforWSS/default.aspx ycleBinforWSS/default.aspx Much quicker method to restore deleted items than restoring the entire site
Other Methods FrontPage Simple and reliable Simple and reliable Cant be automated Cant be automated Smigrate Flexible, can be automated, reliable Flexible, can be automated, reliable Command line interface, not well documented Command line interface, not well documented SQL/WMSDE Low level database backup, can be automated Low level database backup, can be automated Low level database restore, restores can be cumbersome, limited documentation does not cover all scenarios Low level database restore, restores can be cumbersome, limited documentation does not cover all scenarios
When Disaster Strikes Visit your favourite software vendors site How to perform a disaster recovery operation of SharePoint Services Companyweb and SharePoint Services Databases To prevent the disaster in the firstplace How to back up and restore in Windows Small Business Server 2003
SharePoint Data SBS Standard Edition WMSDE database storage SBS Premium Edition Can upgrade to SQL database Content indexing Your very own MSNSearch!! Word, Excel, text iFilters Extend your indexing capabilities Acrobat, WordPerfect, Autodesk, PostScript….
Web sites (Microsoft) Landing Page arepoint/default.mspx Landing Page arepoint/default.mspx arepoint/default.mspx arepoint/default.mspx Web sites (3 rd party) WSS FAQ = SPS FAQ = EXPERTS= SP UNI = The ultimate resource
Sample Applications MacroView WISDOM - WSS Add-on (Sydney) MenuState=2 MenuState=2 Microsoft Templates (30) – Basic and Custom - Employee Timesheets - Employee Training The ultimate resource (cont)
Newsgroups / RSS TechNet sharepoint.mspx sharepoint.mspx sharepoint.mspxMicrosoft.public.sharepoint.windowsservicesMicrosoft.public.sharepoint.windowsservices.development User Groups Brisbane - Sydney - Canberra Blogs Chad Gross SBS MVP= The ultimate resource (cont)
Courses Microsoft #2286: Implementing WSS Books MS Press: Windows SharePoint Services - Step by Step ISBN: X MS Press : Windows SharePoint Services - Inside out ISBN: Harry Brelsford : Advanced Windows SBS 2003 Best Practices Training MacroView – Sydney ate=1 ate=1MVP Gayan Peiris (Australia)
The Road Ahead Today WSS v2 w/SP2 WSS v3 (BETA 2) SharePoint Portal Server 2003
The Road Ahead Future MOSS 2007 (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server) WSS v3 Will be supported on SBS 2003 KB article will be provided, for migrating v2 to v3 No in-place install Plan & Prepare 4d2-e8ac fb0-4ab03dafd3bd1033.mspx?mfr=true 4d2-e8ac fb0-4ab03dafd3bd1033.mspx?mfr=true 4d2-e8ac fb0-4ab03dafd3bd1033.mspx?mfr=true
The Opportunity Q: Technician or Consultant? A: Both ! As IT Techs in SMB (or Business) - seek opportunities Know your tool of trade, then apply those skills to resolve or improve business process = HUGE potential for $ or business benefit
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