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4.0 out of 5 stars Site Server 3 Bible is a must for any Internet professional
This book is for the person who is getting started with implementing Site Server 3.0. Even though I liked this book, I found it to be lacking in advanced areas. Microsoft included a sample site called Trey Research with their product. This is a site that would be a common place to implement. That sample site uses advanced techniques that are not explored in this...
Published on 27 Oct 1998

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2.0 out of 5 stars You might find this book useful...
I bought this book with hopes of learning how to install and configure Microsoft Site Server 3.0 . I also expected it to be a good reference for troubleshooting problems.
The book can help you install and configure Site Server, but if you run into a problem don't expect to find the solution in the book. I ran into a problem with the Membership Directory Manager...
Published on 29 Oct 1998


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2.0 out of 5 stars Not a programmer's book or an administrator's book !, 27 Oct 1998
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
This book is OK for someone who is just getting into site server. In other words, this will get u off the ground, but wont teach u to fly ! Not much in terms of programmer stuff. But it does help to have this book in the first couple of weeks to get the concepts straight especially since microsoft doesn't give hard copies of the manuals yet. Also good for asking newcomers into the project to read thru.
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2.0 out of 5 stars This is a Read Once Type of Book, 26 Feb 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
If Microsoft would get their act together and publish books on their own software that would be both compelling and thorough, we would not have to resort to buying other books (techno-bibles and the like) that should not be bought at all. I will like it very much if someone would publish a comprehensive read on how Site Server works business-to business.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Done too fast..., 29 Nov 1998
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
In one word: disappointing. Microsoft provides a number of tutorials on the site that are equally good. When the going gets tough, this book just stops. Site Server is an amazing product, and this book doen't go past the 2000 pages that microsoft provides on the product CD...
This is the first book on Site Server, let hope some better ones follow...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not much here, 20 July 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
"Bible" is a bit strong.. This is more like a quick start guide with a bunch of screen shots. The book shows you how to install it and work with the sample sites, but really doesn't have the depth that you need to understand what site server is capable of doing. I hope there are better books out there than this one.
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1.0 out of 5 stars A regurgitation of the Site Server Docs and very shallow, 22 Feb 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
This book was a waste of money. There isn't anything in here I couldn't do with the documentation and tutorials included with Site Server. Maybe it's harsh, but this book should never have been published as a "bible" but rather "The Microsoft Site Server Docs you can take on a train with you and read."
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1.0 out of 5 stars You can't get worse!, 6 April 1999
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This book is simply terrible. There is nothing simple about setting up and managing a commerce site with Site Server but this book pretends that there is. To sell you on this lie, the author spends more time making annoying jokes than actually documenting the subject. What a waste!!!
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1.0 out of 5 stars I expect much more from a Bible, 31 Mar 1999
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I bought this book to get more of what is included in the product documentation. I found out the book is merely paraphrasing the Site Server Documentation. It really did not allow me to move forward. I am still looking for a good Site Server Book.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Much Missing, 15 Jun 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
This book discusses implementing Site Server (which is well documented already), and then barely touches on the most complex part - coding the Personalization and Membership functions for your site. Get the book by Wrox publishers instead!
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1.0 out of 5 stars Cheaper and better with the on-line help, 1 Aug 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
Print out the Word documents enclosed on the CD. It gives you more useful info. As a decisionmaker, this book should be great, because it's only schratching the surface of all the good features included in this platform and software
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4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for setting up and administering Site Server, 11 Jun 1999
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This review is from: Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Bible (Paperback)
This book gives a step-by-step overview of Site Server features and administration for those unfamiliar with Site Server. Highly recommend it for those that need to set up, administer or evaluate Site Server 3.
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