Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Migration by the numbers – Step 13

Step 13 in a series of posts documenting the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 upgrade process on SBS 2008. This is based on the document:

 

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=2dc66a0f-f840-4b29-93d3-13db70c85cba&;;displayLang=en

 

Previous steps:

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Step 6

Step 7

Step 8

Step 9

Step 10

Step 11

Step 12

 

Step 13 - Recreate the original internal website environment

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Click Start | All Programs | Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products | SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

 

Accept the UAC.

 

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Under the System Settings heading select Manage services on server.

 

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You should see that the Microsoft Foundation Search is currently Stopped. Click the Start hyperlink in the Action column.

 

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Enter account details into the Content Access Account area.

 

(*Authors note – this doesn’t have to be a domain administrator account. The account you choose will be given full read only rights to the site. It is recommended that you utilize a dedicated account with appropriate security).

 

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Scroll down the screen and press the OK button.

 

(*Authors note – You may wish to adjust the default indexing schedule to something more often).

 

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You should your configuration being saved.

 

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When complete you will see that the SharePoint Foundation Help Search is started.

 

(*Authors note – You see a service of a different name listed. As long as it says Started your search is enabled).

 

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Select System Settings from Central Administration menu on the left hand side.

 

Select Configure incoming e-mail settings from under the E-Mail and Text Messages (SMS) section.

 

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Press OK to accept the warning message about an SMTP service not being installed.

 

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For Enable Incoming E-Mail choose Yes.

 

For Incoming E-Mail Server Display Address enter companyweb.

 

For E-Mail Drop Folder enter c:\inetpub\mailroot\drop.

 

Scroll down the screen and press OK to save the configuration.

 

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Under E-Mail and Text Messages (SMS) select Configure outgoing e-mail settings.

 

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In Outbound SMTP server enter SharePointSMTPServer.

 

In the From address and Reply-to address enter companywebadmin@domain-name (where domain-name is the name of your organizations Internet domain name).

 

Ensure that Character set is 65001 (unicode UTF-8).

 

Select OK to save the changes.

 

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Select System Settings and under Farm Management select Configure alternate access mappings.

 

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Now select Edit Public URLs from the menu.

 

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Click on the box No Selection in the top right of the screen. From the menu that appears select Change Alternate Access Mapping Collection.

 

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Click on SBS SharePoint.

 

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The box should now read SBS SharePoint.

 

Set the Intranet box to http://companyweb.

 

If you have already run the Set up your Internet address task in the SBS Console set the Internet address to https://<FQDN>:987.

 

If you have not run the Set up you Internet address task in the SBS Console set the Internet address to http://sites:987.

 

Press the Save button to continue.

 

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You should now see the additional URLs you just configured displayed.

 

Return to the main Central Administration screen.

 

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Select Security from the menu on the left.

 

From under General Security select Specify authentication providers.

 

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Click in the Web Application box in the top right of the screen and select Change Web Application from the menu that appears.

 

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Select SBS SharePoint from the window that appears.

 

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Locate the IIS Authentication Settings section which is current set to NTLM. Select Negotiate (Kerberos).

 

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The following warning will appear. Click OK to continue.

 

Scroll down the page and save the changes.

 

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You will then be returned to the Authentication providers screen.