Get your head in the cloud: Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013/Office 365

With the release of SharePoint Server 2013 and the new Office 365, SharePoint is increasingly moving towards an “integrated services” architecture in which on-premises SharePoint Server features can be integrated with SharePoint Online to create what is commonly called a “hybrid” SharePoint environment. In this blog post, we’ll talk a little about what constitutes a hybrid…

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Greetings from Atlanta, GA: TechEd North America 2011

Several of us from Microsoft SharePoint Content Publishing are attending and working at TechEd North America 2011 this week. We’d love to meet up with SharePoint subject-matter experts, customers, and enthusiasts to hear your stories, content needs, and feedback. Let us know what we can do with our content to make things easier for you and your SharePoint customers….

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An overview of site permissions

Hi, I’m Monica Xie, a technical writer who specializes in site permissions for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. Permission plays an important role in managing security at almost every level of SharePoint hierarchy, from a server farm to a list item.  In this blog, we will discuss permissions at the site and site content level by…

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TechNet Radio: User Profiles in SharePoint 2010

This week, SharePoint Product Manager Bill Baer interviews SharePoint Microsoft Certified Masters Ali Mazaheri and Spencer Harbar (who is also a Microsoft SharePoint MVP) about user profiles in SharePoint 2010. Listen in as they discuss what user profiles are, their importance, how to manage them, and how to configure profile synchronization: TechNet Radio: User Profiles in SharePoint…

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White paper update: Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products

In July, we published a white paper on how to configure Kerberos authentication end-to-end in several SQL Server and SharePoint 2010 business intelligence environments. The overview of this white paper is in the TechNet article here. We have updated the white paper in the following ways: Additional information regarding Kerberos constrained delegation and protocol transitioning. Additional information regarding Kerberos token…

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Announcing the release of the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit version 1.0

Hello, my name is Kirk Stark, a technical writer on the SharePoint ITPro content team.  I’m announcing the release of the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit version 1.0. This version includes the following features: The Load Testing Kit, which generates a Visual Studio Team System 2008 (VSTS) load test based on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0…

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White paper: Configuring Kerberos authentication for SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 products

Hello, this is Norm, IT Pro writer for business intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. Kerberos is often used in business intelligence solutions to establish secure access to external data sources such as Microsoft SQL Server. Last week, a new white paper was published that gives instructions to configure Kerberos authentication in a multi-server environment…

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Security and authentication resource centers for SharePoint 2010 Products

SharePoint 2010 Products are logically divided into three distributed tiers: the front-end Web server tier, the application server tier, and the back-end database tier. Administrators and IT pros are empowered to control and manage access to the resources that reside within each of these tiers. Access to network resources can be centrally managed using the…


Check out free SharePoint videos from TechEd 2009

If you missed TechEd 2009, you can watch many of the sessions on video. TechNet has posted 43 hours of videos that cover such topics as Office SharePoint Server 2007, Windows (client and server), security, and unified messaging. These include eight sessions provided by SharePoint MVPs and experts: SharePoint Admins, the Reluctant DBAs. Todd Klindt…