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Microsoft Site Server 3 bible
Harris, Brad.
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [1998]

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xxvii, 950 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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QA76.9.C55 H367 1998 TEXT Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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Set Up Shop on the Internet! Find out just how easy it is to set up and manage a commercial Web site with Microsoft's latest high-end Web solution package, Site Server 3. With precise instructions and tons of illustrations, Web expert Brad Harris demonstrates all the tools you'll need to get up and running on the Internet. Covering everything from content management to e-commerce to site performance analysis, Microsoft® Site Server 3 Bible is your one-stop resource for building a successful Web enterprise. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Microsoft Site Server 3 Install and administer Site Server 3 Streamline Web site content production, approval, and deployment Use Search to create full-text search catalogs of all documents on your site Generate detailed reports of site performance with Content and Usage Analyzers Build and manage an online store Handle virtual orders and manage credit card transactions with the Store Builder Wizard Place and track advertisements on your site using Ad Server Master Site Server 3's powerful security tools Top editing tools on CD-ROM! GoldWave CopyPath UltraEdit Paint Shop Pro Plus WinZip, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0, and Netscape Communicator 4.0 Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like--free--but they have no technical support. System Requirements: 166mhz or faster processor; 128MB RAM; 128MB virtual memory; 2GB hard drive space; network interface card; Super VGA monitor compatible with Windows NT Server 4.0; CD-ROM drive

Author Notes

About the Author Brad Harris is a ten-year professional software developer and technical writer from Columbia, Missouri, with solid experience in setting up, configuring, and maintaining Internet servers and Web sites. He's been programming since he first got hold of an Apple II in 1980. He earned a BS in Computer Science in 1988 and has since worked with computers in many industries. Brad has authored several books, including the Big Guide to Netscape Navigator and the Official Netscape SuiteSpot 3 Book. As a developer, Brad currently designs Internet, intranet, and extranet solutions for various organizations. He creates Web sites with Visual InterDev, making full use of Internet Information Server 4.0's Active Server Pages technologies to integrate Web sites with Microsoft SQL Server and other major databases. He also implements Web solutions using Java and C++. He built the site for a commerce-enabled Web-hosting vendor, and is currently involved in setting up the remote development infrastructure for Habanero Computing Solutions, Inc. In his spare time, Brad is a musician and songwriter, playing drums in a jazz band and covering the bass and singing in a post-minimalist roll band. He loves the outdoors, spending as much time as possible hiking, camping, and canoeing. He is married and has two dogs and a cat, and the whole family lives on a remote 11-acre plot in central Missouri. You can e-mail Brad at

Table of Contents

Part I Preparing for Site Server 3
Chapter 1 Introducing Site Server 3
Chapter 2 Installing Site Server 3
Chapter 3 Administering Site Server 3
Part II Publishing
Chapter 4 Content Management
Chapter 5 Content Deployment
Chapter 6 Tag Tool
Chapter 7 Posting Acceptor
Part III Knowledge
Chapter 8 Search
Chapter 9 Personalization & Membership
Chapter 10 Push
Chapter 11 Knowledge Manager
Part IV Analysis
Chapter 12 Usage Analyzer
Chapter 13 Content Analyzer
Part V Commerce Server
Chapter 14 Commerce Server Overview
Chapter 15 Preparing to Build an Online Store
Chapter 16 Creating an Online Store
Chapter 17 Managing an Online Store
Chapter 18 Keeping Track of Customers
Chapter 19 Managing Orders and the Order Processing Pipeline
Chapter 20 Adding a Promotion
Chapter 21 Setting Up a Merchant Account
Chapter 22 Paying for Purchases
Part VI Ad Server
Chapter 23 Getting Started with Ad Server
Chapter 24 Managing Ads with Ad Manager
Chapter 25 Employing Buy Now Technology
Chapter 26 Reporting on Ad Performance
Part VII Developer's Reference
Chapter 27 Active Server Pages
Chapter 28 VBScript in Detail
Chapter 29 Commerce Server Object Reference
Chapter 30 Anatomy of Sample Store Code
Chapter 31 Databases in Detail
Chapter 32 Site Server 3 Security Issues
Appendix A Other Software Included with Site Server 3
Appendix B Upgrading from Site Server 2
Appendix C Microsoft Internet Basics
Appendix D Third-Party Products and Partners
Appendix E What's on the CD-ROM