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Technical Overview Of Moss

  1. 1. Technical Overview of Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007<br />TamasCsaki<br />
  2. 2. Convergence<br />Content Management Server 2002<br />SharePoint Portal Server 2003<br />Windows SharePoint Services “v2”<br />SharePoint Portal Server 2001<br />SharePoint Team Services “v1”<br />Windows SharePoint Services v3<br />Office SharePoint Server 2007<br />
  3. 3. MOSS 2007 Feature Areas<br />Business<br />Intelligence<br />Collaboration<br />BusinessForms<br />PlatformServices<br />Portal<br />Content<br />Management<br />Search<br />
  4. 4. General DM Improvements<br />Item level security for lists and libraries<br />Recycle bin<br />2 phase<br />User-base restore within a time period<br />Admin restore within second time period<br />Major.minor versioning & publishing<br />
  5. 5. Content Types<br />A way of controlling: <br />File Template<br />Workflow<br />Columns<br />Policies<br />Conversion Types<br />Information Panel in Office<br />
  6. 6. Columns<br />2 types of column<br />Library-specific columns like SPS 2003<br />Site Columns<br />Create at root and apply to multiple libraries<br />Change the site column and all libraries get updated automatically<br />Can be used as part of Content Type<br />New data types<br />Business Data<br />Connect columns to BDC data<br />Audience<br />Target content to audiences directly <br />
  7. 7. Offline Options<br />2 ways to take MOSS data offline:<br />Check-out offline<br />With Office 2007 installed, documents automatically go into ‘SharePoint drafts’<br />Part of My Documents in Windows<br />Can then be taken offline using Windows Offline Folders<br />Outlook 2007<br />Read-only sync of document libraries and most lists in Outlook<br />Integration with ‘Check-out Offline’ to allow offline editing<br />Read/Write capabilities for outlook style items (tasks, events, contacts)<br />
  8. 8. New List Types<br />
  9. 9. Blogs & Wikis<br />Wiki Lists:<br />Community-based knowledge bases<br />A quick and easy way to capture knowledge and link it to other articles<br />Blog Sites:<br />Online journal (WeB LOG)<br />
  10. 10. Alerts & RSS<br />RSS<br />All lists & libraries are available as RSS feeds<br />Outlook 2007 has built-in RSS aggregation<br />Alerts<br />Combined alerts engine across sites and portal<br />Control over when to send alerts<br />
  11. 11. My Site & Profiles <br />My Site has several new webparts:<br />Your Sites, Documents etc<br />Relationship to you<br />Colleague Tracker<br />User Profile Database<br />People are specially highlighted in search results<br />Lookup properties<br />Business Data Catalogue properties<br />
  12. 12. Search & Indexing<br />Combined engine between MOSS & WSS<br />Three syntax options:<br />Standard keyword<br />MSN-style advanced syntax ... Author:Martin Kearn<br />TSQL style queries SELECT x WHERE x CONTAINS x<br />Much broader UI control<br />Search Centre site type<br />Different tabs can be implemented which offer different search options and scopes<br />People tab added by default<br />Search Business Data Catalogue<br />Allows user to search across business data systems in addition to SharePoint and other document repositories<br />
  13. 13. Web Content Management<br />Full CMS 2002 capabilities:<br />Add pages and author via rich browser-based controls<br />Spell checker<br />Image picker<br />HTML editing<br />Document to Page Conversion<br />Approval workflow<br />Schedule publication & removal<br />Managed linking & navigation <br />
  14. 14. Workflow<br />MOSS builds on Windows Workflow Foundation<br />Workflow platform provided as part of .net framework<br />Several OOB document-based workflows<br />Approval, Feedback, Signatures, Disposition<br />Can design your own workflows<br />SharePoint Designer 2007 for GUI drag & drop design<br />Visual 2005 for highly custom workflows<br />
  15. 15. Forms Services <br />InfoPath forms via the browser<br />No requirement for InfoPath client locally<br />InfoPath client only required to design forms<br />Data connection libraries<br />All designer to use pre-defined data connections<br />Plugs directly into workflow<br />Forms used as front-ends for workflow apps<br />Forms used in standard workflows<br />
  16. 16. Report Centre<br />Report Centre site type<br />Key Performance Indicator (KPI) lists<br />Red, green, amber traffic lights<br />Can examine multiple data sources:<br />SharePoint Lists<br />Excel Spreadsheets<br />SQL databases<br />Manually entered data<br />OOB webparts to build report dashboards<br />