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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi I am setting up a SharePoint application that will be run from a data center for multiple customers. Each customer will be provided with a core set of SSRS reports managed by our organisation along with some document libraries containing pre-formatted web part pages. There will be a relatively small amount of other SharePoint content primarily associated with product documentation. Each customers application needs to be partitioned to use a separate database and security. The security will be implemented with forms authentication. As a prototype I have created a master site (port 80) with sub-sites for each customer. My assumption was that this would make it easy to manage shared content. I am however concerned about how to secure each customer to their own sub-site and prevent them from having access to the master site (it is there in the breadcrumb links on many pages). Is a multiple site approach the right way to go about this job or should I be looking at other architectures?Andrew Wiles - www.it-workplace.com - MDX made simple

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