Monthly Archives: October 2010

External Collaboration Toolkit

The External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint (Community Edition) (ECTS) is software that helps make SharePoint easier to deploy and use in an external collaboration environment. The toolkit provides the following capabilities:

* Automatically configures SharePoint for form-based authentication

* Provides a capability for typical users to create site collections (with or without administrator approval)

* Provides a capability for typical users to invite external users to their collaboration sites (with or without administrator approval)

* Provides a Site Manager that allows end users to see all their site collections

* Provides a User Manager tool that allows help desk administration of external users stored in the ADAM directory

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc268155.aspx

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