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SharePoint: Use Windows SharePoint Services as a Platform for Building Collaborative Applications

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In this article the authors provide an in-depth examination of the architecture of SharePoint products and technologies: WSS and SPS. WSS provides the foundation for creating collaborative Web sites that support customization and personalization and SPS complements WSS by playing the role of a content aggregator. This article explains how.

Jason Masterman and Ted Pattison

MSDN Magazine July 2004

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i'm using sharepoint services 3 sp2 and sharepoint designer 2007

i want to know if i can use the infrastructure Update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (KB951695).

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I have verified all Security Configuration/Service Accounts, verified all Services on Server/Search accounts, Stopped/Restarted all search, and verified SSP accounts.  The last thing I did was verify there was an indexer attached to the SSP...

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