Manage service applications (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010
Topic Last Modified: 2010-04-01
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 includes a set of service applications that you can use to share services across Web applications. In some cases, you can also share service applications across farms. You can manage service applications by using Central Administration or by using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
The following articles in this section provide general instructions for service applications:
In SharePoint Foundation 2010, you can share service applications across farms. This article describes how to establish trust between farms, publish a service application, and connect to a published service application in a remote farm.
This article describes how to configure a service application connection, or proxy, to a Web application. A service application can be accessed by users only by way of its connection to a Web application. By default, all service applications are part of the default connection group.
By default, all service applications on the local farm are available to all Web applications on the local farm. However, you can restrict access to a service application so that it is available to only specified Web applications. This article describes how to restrict or enable access to a service application.
In SharePoint Foundation 2010, you can assign additional administrators to a service application. This article describes how to do this.
You can delete a service application that is no longer being used. This article contains instructions for doing this.
You can create, configure, and manage the Business Data Connectivity service application. For more information about how to do this, see Business Data Connectivity service administration (SharePoint Foundation 2010).