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:




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



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


Accept the UAC.




Under the System Settings heading select Manage services on server.




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




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).




Scroll down the screen and press the OK button.


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




You should your configuration being saved.




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).




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.




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




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.




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




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.




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




Now select Edit Public URLs from the menu.




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




Click on SBS SharePoint.




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.




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


Return to the main Central Administration screen.




Select Security from the menu on the left.


From under General Security select Specify authentication providers.




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




Select SBS SharePoint from the window that appears.




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




The following warning will appear. Click OK to continue.


Scroll down the page and save the changes.




You will then be returned to the Authentication providers screen.