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The Administrative Commands of Windows SharePoint Services

I’ve had a project that I’ve been working on for a while. Back in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services V2 and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 days it was very difficult to understand where administrative commands were.  Things have gotten a lot better with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.  However, there are many times when I’m still unclear on where commands are.

I’ve put together a PDF report (available for free) which shows all of the commands in central administration and many of the site settings commands for WSS 3.0 sites.  I find it valuable to open up and search for words that I know are in the interface but I don’t remember where.  For instance, for a long time I couldn’t remember that Alternate access mappings is on the operations tab not the Application Management tab.  The hope is that this will make it a little easier to find to find the commands you’re looking for.

Help Your SharePoint User

Please let me know what you think – I need to decide if I should do one for MOSS.

Also, special thanks to Joe Mack who performed the technical verification on this piece for me.