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Introduction to SharePoint 2003 By Sam Nasr August 23, 2005
Agenda Introduction Overview of SharePoint 2003 Examples Q&A Announcements Survey and raffle
Overview Used for creating web site portals Collaboration tool Managing documents Based on.Net framework and ASP.Net Initially released in 2001 Version 2003 is part of the MS Office suite but is purchased separately.
Terminology WSS: Windows SharePoint Services –core components required for creating web sites. –Integrated with Windows Server 2003 and Office –Downloadable component of Windows Server 2003 (license with Office 2003). SPS: SharePoint Portal Server –Installed on top WSS (required). –Extends the functionality of WSS to an enterprise portal solution. –Server product requiring CAL for each user. CAML: Collaborative Application Markup Language Web Parts: portions of a web page that add functionality to a site.
WSS vs. SPS
Server Requirements Hardware –Pentium CPU/550 MHZ –1 CPU (2 recommended) –512 MB RAM Software (Recommended order of installation) 1.Windows Server 2003 (any edition) 2..Net Framework 1.1 (installed by default on Win2003) 3.IIS SQL Server 2000/MSDE 5.Windows SharePoint Services 6.SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Client Requirements IE 5.01 or later for Windows OS IE 5.2 or later for MAC OSx Netscape Navigator 6.2 or later. Office 2003 for additional functionality (optional)
SharePoint DataBases DBname_SITE: Content DB; stores actual lists and documents. SPS01_Config_db: default name; stores virtual server settings and tracks content DB – farm server activity. DBname_PROF: user profile information. DBname_SERV: stores data about indexing, searches, and notifications.
SharePoint Features Documents Lists Discussions Surveys News Sites My Site User Security Web Parts
Adds functionality to SharePoint sites and portals. –Displaying Outlook contacts within a frame. –Display graphical data within a portion of a page Integrate with Web Services, Office, and BizTalk Server. Visual content consists of –Title bar –Frame –Content Web Parts are composed of: –Description file (.DWP - XML based) –Assembly (.DLL) Based on.Net framework and ASP.NET
Excluding Web Sites from SharePoint 1. On the SharePoint server go to All Programs -> SharePoint Portal Server -> SharePoint Central Administration. This will open an admin page in a web browser. 2. Under Portal Site and Virtual Server Configuration click "Configure Virtual server settings from the virtual server list page. 3. Select the virtual server you are trying to update (i.e. "Default Web Site"). 4. Under Virtual Server Management click "Define Managed Paths. 5. Under Add a New Path, enter a value for your site to exclude. This should match the virtual directory you created in IIS. For example type "/MyWS" You can verify this by clicking "Check URL. 6. Select "Excluded Path" for the type and click OK. 7. Run IISReset to ensure the changes take effect.
Additional Info SharePoint Home Page WSS Admin Guide b19-a6a4-3e33fa13d230&DisplayLang=en b19-a6a4-3e33fa13d230&DisplayLang=en Microsoft Content Management Server Connector for SharePoint Talk to SharePoint Through Its Web Services
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Utilities Dependency Walker – utility for indicating what DLLs are needed for a given application (
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