Solved

SBS 2003 SP1 Sharepoint Question

Posted on 2006-10-19
4
241 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
I need some urgent advice.

Got an architectual company where I had installed SBS 2003 SP1.  The owner is interested and would like to try using companyweb (the Intranet) to track and manage projects.  The company currently has a project folder on the server with subfolders for each client.  Under each client's folder there are subfolders called: Archive, Building Evaluation Reports, Correspondence, Drawings, Photos, Presentations, Program, Specifications, Change Log and Submittal Logs.  These subfolders contain other folders and scattered files.

Most files are pictures, Excel Spreadsheets, Power Point Presentations, Word Files, .eml messages, text files and autocad drawings.  

Instead of creating a new site, I would like to somehow point the sharepoint companyweb to this existing Project directory, except, I would like to be able to put announcements under each folder.  Is this possible?  

I would like users to be able to use the existing file structure to do things the way they have been - while at the same time allow these folders to be traversed via companyweb.

You should be able to tell by now that I'm a sharepoint newbie.  Very urgent.  Please provide the best way to do this without replicating the data (it's 20+GB's of data)
0
Comment
Question by:taki1gostek
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
AdamRobinson earned 500 total points
ID: 17788101
You could do a very shallow integration and just link the directory on the Sharepoint site in the Links Web part.

You could also import the entire structure into your Sharepoint site, but that violates you data replication rule.

Outside of that, I don't think there is a native way to do what you're asking, though perhaps there is a web part out somewhere that will somewhat facilitate what you're trying to do.

 
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:taki1gostek
ID: 17795971
I will take a look at that today and get back to you.  Perhaps once I try out the above I'll have other, more specific questions.

What do you mean by "violating your data replication rule"?  
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:taki1gostek
ID: 18076164
Thanks and sorry for the delay in my reply.  Didn't resolve this yet - but will be looking at the options you've mentioned.
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

A lot of problems and solutions are available on the net for the error message "Source server does not meet minimum requirements for migration" while performing a migration from Small Business Server 2003 to SBS 2008. This error pops up just before …
This guide is intended to provide step by step instructions on how to migrate from Small Business Server 2003 to Small Business Server 2011. NOTE: This guide has been written using the preview version of SBS2011 therefore some of the screens may …
Access reports are powerful and flexible. Learn how to create a query and then a grouped report using the wizard. Modify the report design after the wizard is done to make it look better. There will be another video to explain how to put the final p…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

708 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now