Hosted Exchange – Add Sharepoint

How to Create a SharePoint Site:

1. Log into the Hosted Exchange Control Panel (Administrators only) and click onSharePoint Sites from the left column.

2. Click Add SharePoint Site.

3. Choose the plan that is best for you.

4. Enter the SharePoint Site URL: This is the domain and subdomain for your site.

NOTE: You must own the domain. E.g.

5. Select a Site Owner: Your users will be listed in the drop-down menu. The user selected will be set as the site administrator.

NOTE: If the Site Owner account is deleted in the Hosted Exchange Control Panel, you must contact support to setup a different active account as the Site Owner.

6. Site Language: Currently the only language available is English.

7. Click Create Site.

8. Once your Control Panel information has been entered a subdomain will need to be created in the DNS for your domain. Contact the administrator who has control of the DNS for your domain and ask them to create a CNAME that points the subdomain you created in Step 4 to one of the domains listed below:

  • If you are using Microsoft Office 2007 use the settings for SharePoint Services v3.0:

  • If you are using Microsoft Office 2003 then use the settings for SharePoint Services v2.0:

If EasyStreet controls the DNS for your domain, you can request this change by sending an email to This change will take 1-4 hours to propagate once you make the change to your DNS.

9. From your web browser, go to the SharePoint URL you specified above. You will be asked to login; use the username/password of the Site Owner from Step 5.

NOTE: You must setup the URL in the DNS for the login to work; you cannot log into or

10. For testing purposes, you can add a new line in your hosts file:

  • If you are using Microsoft Office 2007 use the settings for SharePoint Services v3.0:

  • If you are using Microsoft Office 2003 use the settings for SharePoint Services v2.0:

How to Customize Your SharePoint Site:

You can now start customizing your SharePoint site. Click on Site Settings to begin.

1. Click on Manage users to add more users to this SharePoint site. If you want to give individuals who don’t have an Exchange mailbox, such as external employees, customers, partners, vendors or consultants, access to the SharePoint website, you will need to first add them as a user via the Exchange Control Panel.

2. Click on Manage sites and workspaces to add sub-sites, such as a site for marketing.

3. If you are creating Document Libraries in your SharePoint site, please ensure that you have enabled the Document Version Retention.

Feel free to experiment and try the different capabilities of SharePoint. Microsoft has tutorials available for making the most of SharePoint Services: Sharepoint Video Tutorials SharePoint Demo

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