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FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit Overview

The FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit provides information to help you set up, run, and maintain your FrontPage-extended web.

A FrontPage-extended web is a Web site that has server processing that is provided by FrontPage. This server processing provides capabilities that are available for site visitors at browse time and for FrontPage users at authoring and administrative time. For example, visitors to a FrontPage-extended web can access databases and perform full-text searches, and web authors and administrators can set permissions and edit a FrontPage-extended web live from a Web server.

The server processing is handled by the FrontPage Server Extensions, which are a set of programs that you install and run on your Web server. When the FrontPage Server Extensions are running on a Web server, they support authoring and administering FrontPage-extended webs over the Internet or intranet, along with browsing a FrontPage-extended Web site.

For FrontPage users (Web authors and administrators), the FrontPage Server Extensions are required for users to:

For visitors who browse to a FrontPage-extended Web site, the FrontPage Server Extensions are required for visitors to:

To give Web administrators the information they need to install and maintain the FrontPage Server Extensions, the FrontPage 2000 Server Extension Resource Kit is available with FrontPage 2000, Office 2000, the Office Resource Kit, and on the World Wide Web. The FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit is a Web-based document with sections covering:

To read the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit, go to its home page.

An updated edition of the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions is now available. The update documents new configuration variables, includes an updated list of supported Web servers, and includes a few new topics, such as administrative considerations when incorporating databases into FrontPage-based webs. To read the updated FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit, go to Office Update.


Last Updated June 1999
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