Plan InfoPath Forms Services (SharePoint Server 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010
InfoPath Forms Services is the service that supports the deployment and integration of InfoPath browser forms in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Employees, customers, and business partners of an organization use forms to standardize, customize, and validate data collection. Forms are often deployed as one element in a business solution that uses a broad functionality of SharePoint Server 2010 features.
The articles in this chapter can help you determine the aspects of your SharePoint Server 2010 deployment to govern and include discussions of governance techniques. The articles include:
Defines InfoPath Forms Services, explains the types of forms used in SharePoint sites and solutions, and describes the common administrative tasks for server farm administrators and other IT pros.
Describes the considerations to use when planning for InfoPath forms in a SharePoint application.
Describes the considerations to use when planning for user form templates.
Describes the process that is used to successfully upgrade form templates during an upgrade from Office SharePoint Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 and the additional steps that are required.
Describes how to use InfoPath List forms, InfoPath document-based forms, and InfoPath Web Parts to create enterprise-level applications in SharePoint Server 2010.