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Simplify External Collaboration with the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint. Dave Mowers President Securitay Inc. Who/What is Securitay?. Founded by Dave Mowers & Jeff Spelman in late 2005 “Micro” ISV Consulting services to ISVs, Enterprise organizations & Microsoft

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Simplify external collaboration with the extranet collaboration toolkit for sharepoint

Simplify External Collaboration with the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint

Dave Mowers

President

Securitay Inc.


Who what is securitay

Who/What is Securitay?

  • Founded by Dave Mowers & Jeff Spelman in late 2005

  • “Micro” ISV

  • Consulting services to ISVs, Enterprise organizations & Microsoft

  • Group Management Portal (GMP) released Jan 2007

  • Security Policy Manager (SPM) launched at RSA 2009


Session objectives and takeaways

Session Objectives And Takeaways

  • Session Objective

    • Outline the technical considerations for an extranet SharePoint implementation

    • Describe the capabilities of the External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint

  • Key Takeaways

    • SharePoint can be an effective platform for external collaboration

    • The External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint provides many of the capabilities required for this scenario


Targeted scenario

Targeted Scenario

  • Small and Medium Business

    • Small professional services firms

    • Education

  • Limited number of external partners (<500)

  • Moderate number of collaboration sites (<100)


Challenges

Challenges

  • Need to segregate users

    • Security

    • Cost

  • Must Segregate Collaboration Projects

    • Keep AMD from seeing Intel stuff

  • Extranet SharePoint setup is difficult


Constraints

Constraints

  • Target small and mid-sized organizations

  • Easy to setup

  • Minimal infrastructure impact

  • Extensible to larger environments

  • Customizable

  • Support both WSS and MOSS 2007

  • Easy to use for the end user


Network connectivity

Network & Connectivity

Intranet

DMZ

Internet

http://collab

https://collab.woodgrove.com


Out of scope

Out of Scope

  • ADFS

  • RMS

  • CardSpace

  • IAG

  • Multi-step, complex workflow


Trusts option a

Trusts – Option A

Corp Forest

Internet

Forest Trust


Trusts option b

Trusts – Option B

Corp Forest

DMZ Forest

Internet

1-Way Trust


Detailed features

Detailed Features

  • Installation wizard

  • Self-service user provisioning to the external user store

  • Self-service site collection provisioning

  • Workflow for all provisioning activities

  • Form-based login for external users

  • Friendly external user management capability

    • ADSI Edit is not an option!

  • Site collection navigation and management

  • Deployment documentation


Primary features

Primary Features

  • Setup wizard

  • Site Collection Creation and workflow-based approval

  • External User Creation and workflow-based approval

  • Form-based Login

  • Self-service password reset

  • External User Manager

  • Site Manager

  • Profile Maintenance


Site collection creation process

Site Collection Creation Process

  • Site collections have the proper security boundaries

  • Increase efficiency using self-service

  • Revert context to service process to perform privileged operations

  • Workflow and administrative approval if you don’t fully trust your users

  • Automatically creates SharePoint groups

  • External and internal URLs created automatically


External user creation process

External User Creation Process

  • Use ADAM to store external user accounts

  • ADAM & AD similarity makes for a flexible solution

  • SharePoint builds on ASP.NET Membership Provider

  • LDAP membership provider only available with MOSS, so we use AD Membership Provider

  • Workflow and admin approval if you don’t fully trust your users

  • Uses e-mail address as unique identifier

  • Disable AD password policies if justified


External user logon

External User Logon

  • Forms-based logon

  • .NET Membership Provider logon control

  • Self-service password reset (optional)

  • Profile data collected on first login

  • Forced password change on first login


External user management

External User Management

  • User Manager Web Part

  • Modify user profile

  • Reset password

  • Enable/Disable account

  • Delete account


Availability

Availability

  • Available now at http://www.microsoft.com/collabkit

  • Source code available at http://www.codeplex.com/cks


Sharepoint access management

SharePoint Access Management


Contacts

Contacts

David Mowers - [email protected]

www.securitay.com


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