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SharePoint Alternate Access Mapping (AAM) for Dummies

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I've never really understood Alternate Access Mapping called AAM. But when I started to use UAG and the SharePlus App it was necessary to understand the concept of AAM better.

I will not talk about how to configure AAM or the bindings in the IIS. There are lots of stuff out there. I want you to undestand the concept.

So I want to tell you how I made me understand AAM. There are three features of  AAM
Internal URLPublic URLZoneThe internal URL is the URL that the SharePoint Server understands & acceptsThe public URL is the URL that the clients outside in the world knowsA Zone is a logical container for a public URL with a name like "Interner" or "Extranet". It does nothing really special. You have 5 zones in SharePoint, means a max. of 5 public urls.
Explain AAM with some analogies
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