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  • Hi,
    I want to know, how to use Multi-Tenancy with SharePoint?

    Thanks & Regards,
    Arjun
    Monday, February 23, 2009 11:56 AM

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  • Please explain "Multi-Tenancy"
    WSS FAQ sites: WSS 2.0: http://wssv2faq.mindsharp.com WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007: http://wssv3faq.mindsharp.com
    Total list of WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 Books (including foreign language titles) http://wss.asaris.de/sites/walsh/Lists/WSSv3%20FAQ/V%20Books.aspx
    Monday, February 23, 2009 12:32 PM
  • Like Mike says, you should define what you mean.

    In the usual sense of things, SP will provide you the infrastructure you need to support multi-tenancy.  MS Online (small business on line) is a multi-tenant sharepoint environment, for example.

    --Paul Galvin of EMC Consulting, New York area Microsoft MVP - SharePoint Blogging @ http://feeds.feedburner.com/PaulGalvinsSharepointSpace Twitter @ http://www.twitter.com/pagalvin
    Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:09 AM
  • Hi,

    Multitenancy refers to a principle in software architecture where a single instance of the softwares runs on a Software as a services (Saas) vendor's servers, serving multiple client organizations (tenants).
    I want to achieve it in form of database using share point.
    Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:27 AM
  • SharePoint can be used as a Saas within a corporation to support an internal corporate hosting model.  However the licensing for MOSS does not allow for it to be licensed to multiple companies which is why you don't see any shared hosted MOSS solutions -- with the exception of something like MS Online.

    WSS 3.0 does support more traditional Saas both for internal hosting models and traditional hosting models. 
    John
    SharePoint911: SharePoint Consulting
    Blog: http://www.rossonmoss.com
    Twitter: JohnRossJr

    MOSS Explained: An Information Workers Deep Dive into Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
    • Marked as answer by Mike Walsh FIN Tuesday, February 24, 2009 8:21 AM
    Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:53 AM