Announcing the release of the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit version 1.0

Hello, my name is Kirk Stark, a technical writer on the SharePoint ITPro content team. I'm announcing the release of the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit version 1.0. This version includes the following features:

  • The Load Testing Kit, which generates a Visual Studio Team System 2008 (VSTS) load test based on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 IIS logs. The VSTS load test can be used to generate synthetic load against Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 as part of a capacity planning exercise or a pre-upgrade stress test.
  • The Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) manifest. The Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) manifest is included in the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit, and adds roles for SharePoint 2010 Products to Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 or to Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • The User Profile Replication Engine. The Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit contains an optional component, called the User Profile Replication Engine, that enables you to replicate user profiles and social data, such as social tags, notes, and ratings between User Profile Service applications. Replication can be one-way or bidirectional and is very useful in geographically dispersed deployments. For more information, see the User Profile Replication Engine overview article on TechNet.
  • The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) connector for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, which enables SharePoint Server users to interact with content stored in any repository that has implemented the CMIS standard, as well as making SharePoint Server 2010 content available to any application that has implemented the CMIS standard.

Note: The User Profile Replication Engine and the Content Management Interoperability Services are not supported in SharePoint Foundation 2010.

If the source or target server is running Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, that source or target server must be updated with the June 2010 Cumulative Update (or a later cumulative update). For additional information about the June 2010 Cumulative Update, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983310/.

For additional information, see

SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=125907

SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=125908