Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (20331)
About this Course
This 5 day instructor-led course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. This course will teach you how to configure SharePoint Server 2013, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your SharePoint server deployment.
- Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint Server 2013.
- Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.
- Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.
- Have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
- Has experience with authentication and security technologies
- Has experience with Windows PowerShell.
Hands-on experience or job experience is considered a solutions-based role where the candidate works within the solutions space covered by SharePoint, working on multiple solutions in the SharePoint space that includes document management, content management, and search.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the key features of SharePoint 2013
- Design an information architecture
- Design logical and physical architectures
- Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013
- Create web applications and site collections
- Plan and configure service applications
- Manage users and permissions
- Configure authentication for SharePoint 2013
- Secure a SharePoint 2013 deployment
- Manage taxonomy
- Configure user profiles
- Configure enterprise search
- Monitor and maintain a SharePoint 2013 environment
An ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise. Because many customers skipped upgrading from SharePoint 2007, a candidate can also have at least 2 years of experience with SharePoint 2007 and knowledge of the differences between 2007 and 2010, particularly the Service Application model. A candidate can demonstrate the following skills:
- Software management in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
- Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually and in the cloud.
- Administering Internet Information Services (IIS).
- Configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
- Managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
- Connecting applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
- Implementing Claims-based Security.
Module 1: Describe the key features of SharePoint 2013
- Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment
- New Features in SharePoint 2013
- SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options
- Identify the capabilities and architecture of SharePoint 2013.
- Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2013.
- Identify deployment options for SharePoint 2013.
Module 2: Designing an Information Architecture
- Understanding Business Requirements
- Organizing Information In SharePoint Server 2013
- Planning for Discoverability
Lab : Creating an Information Architecture - Part One
- Identifying Site Columns, Content Types, and Term Sets
- Planning Site Structures and Security Boundaries
Lab : Creating an Information Architecture - Part Two
- Designing Keywords, Synonyms, and Managed Properties
- Designing a Taxonomy
- Explain how understanding business requirements drives the design of an organizational IA.
- Describe the key components available in SharePoint Server 2013 to deploy an IA.
- Plan for discoverability as part of an IA deployment.
Module 3: Designing a Logical Architecture
- Identifying Business Requirements
- Overview of SharePoint Server 2013 Logical Architecture
- Documenting Your Logical Architecture
Lab : Designing a Logical Architecture
- Plan a Logical Architecture
- Produce a Logical Architecture Diagram
- Identify business requirements and describe how business requirements affect the logical architecture of a SharePoint Server 2013 deployment.
- Map business requirements to SharePoint Server 2013 architecture components.
- Explain the importance of documentation and describe the options for documenting logical architecture.
Module 4: Designing a Physical Architecture
- Designing Physical Components for SharePoint Deployments
- Designing Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments
- SharePoint Farm Topologies
- Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design
Lab : Designing a Physical Architecture
- Designing a Physical Architecture
- Develop a Physical Architecture Design Diagram
- Describe the physical design requirements for SharePoint 2013.
- Describe the supporting requirements for a successful SharePoint 2013 physical design.
- Identify SharePoint farm topologies.
- Map a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design.
Module 5: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013
- Installing SharePoint Server 2013
- Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings
- Scripting Installation and Configuration
Lab : Deploying and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 - Part 1
- Provisioning a SharePoint 2013 Server Farm
Lab : Deploying and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 - Part 2
- Configuring Incoming Email
- Configuring Outgoing Email
- Configuring Integration with Office Web Apps Server 2013
- Install SharePoint 2013.
- Configure SharePoint 2013 farm settings.
- Script the installation and configuration of SharePoint 2013.
Module 6: Creating Web Applications and Site Collections
- Creating Web Applications
- Configuring Web Applications
- Creating and Configuring Site Collections
Lab : Creating and Configuring Web Applications
- Creating a Web Application
- Configuring a Web Application
Lab : Creating and Configuring Site Collections
- Creating Site Collections
- Creating Site Collections in New Content Databases
- Creating a Warm-up Script
- Create web applications.
- Configure web applications.
- Create site collections.
- Configure site collections.
Module 7: Planning and Configuring Service Applications
- Introduction to Service Application Architecture
- Creating and Configuring Service Applications
Lab : Planning and Configuring Service Applications
- Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service Application with Central Administration
- Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service Application with Windows PowerShell
- Configuring Service Applications for Document Conversions
- Configuring Service Application Proxy Groups
- Explain the key components and topologies for SharePoint Server 2013 service application architecture.
- Describe how to provision and manage SharePoint 2013 service applications.
Module 8: Managing Users and Permissions
- Authorization in SharePoint 2013
- Managing Access to Content
Lab : Managing Users and Groups
- Creating a Web Application Policy
- Creating and Managing SharePoint Groups
- Creating Custom Permission Levels
Lab : Securing Content in SharePoint Sites
- Managing Permissions and Inheritance
- Managing Site Collection Security
- Enable anonymous access to a site
- Understand and manage authorization and permissions in SharePoint 2013.
- Manage access to content in SharePoint 2013.
Module 9: Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013
- Overview of Authentication
- Configuring Federated Authentication
- Configuring Server-to-Server Authentication
Lab : Configuring SharePoint 2013 to Use Federated Identities
- Configuring AD FS to Make the Web Application a Relying Party
- Configuring SharePoint to Trust AD FS as an Identity Provider
- Configuring the Web Application to Use the AD FS Identity Provider
- Explain the authentication infrastructure of SharePoint 2013.
- Configure claims providers and identity federation for SharePoint 2013.
- Configure server-to-server authentication for SharePoint 2013.
Module 10: Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment
- Securing the Platform
- Configuring Farm-Level Security
Lab : Hardening a SharePoint 2013 Server Farm
- Configuring SharePoint and SQL Server to Communicate Over Non-Standard Ports
- Configuring Firewalls for SharePoint Server Farms
Lab : Configuring Farm-Level Security
- Configuring Blocked File Types
- Configuring Web Part Security
- Implementing Security Auditing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
- Secure the SharePoint 2013 platform.
- Configure farm-level security in SharePoint 2013.
Module 11: Managing Taxonomy
- Managing Content Types
- Understanding Term Stores and Term Sets
- Managing Term Stores and Term Sets
Lab : Configuring Content Type Propagation
- Creating Content Types for Propagation
- Publishing Content Types Across Site Collections
Lab : Configuring and Using Managed Metadata Term Sets
- Configuring the Managed Metadata Service
- Creating Term Sets and Terms
- Consuming Term Sets
- Describe the function of content types and explain how to apply them to business requirements.
- Describe the function of managed metadata in SharePoint 2013.
- Configure the managed metadata service and supporting components
Module 12: Configuring User Profiles
- Configuring the User Profile Service Application
- Managing User Profiles and Audiences
Lab : Configuring User Profiles
- Creating a User Profile Service Application
- Configuring Directory Import
Lab : Configuring My Sites and Audiences
- Configuring My Sites
- Configuring Audiences
- Plan for and configure user profile synchronization with Active Directory Domain Services.
- Plan for and configure My Sites and audiences.
Module 13: Configuring Enterprise Search
- Understanding the Search Service Architecture
- Configuring Enterprise Search
- Managing Enterprise Search
Lab : Configuring Enterprise Search
- Configuring the Search Service Application
- Configuring a File Share Content Source
- Configuring a Local SharePoint Content Source
- Creating a Search Center
Lab : Configuring the Search Experience
- Optimizing Search Results
- Customizing the Search Experience
- Describe the core architecture of the Search service and its supported topologies.
- Explain the steps required to configure the Search service in an enterprise environment.
- Describe how to manage and maintain a well-performing Search environment.
Module 14: Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment
- Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Environment
- Tuning and Optimizing a SharePoint Environment
- Planning and Configuring Caching
- Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2013 Environment
Lab : Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Deployment
- Configuring Usage and Health Data Collection
- Configuring SharePoint Diagnostic Logging
- Configuring Health Analyzer Rules
- Reviewing Usage and Health Data
Lab : Investigating Page Load Times
- Analyzing Network Traffic
- Analyzing SharePoint Page Performance
- Develop and implement a monitoring plan for a SharePoint 2013 environment.
- Tune and optimize a SharePoint 2013 server farm on an ongoing basis.
- Plan and configure caching to improve the performance of a SharePoint 2013 deployment.
- Troubleshoot errors and other issues in a SharePoint 2013 deployment.
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