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MS-20339-1 - Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

This five-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment.

This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

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Before attending this course, students must have knowledge of:
  • Software management in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise server environment.
  • Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administering IIS.
  • Configuring AD DS for use in authentication, authorization, and as a user store.
  • Managing an application remotely by using Windows PowerShell 4.0.
  • Managing databases and server roles in SQL Server.
  • Connecting applications to SQL Server.
  • Implementing claims-based security.
  • Using Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introducing SharePoint 2016

The key components of a SharePoint deployment
New features in SharePoint 2016
SharePoint 2016 deployment options

Module 2: Designing an information architecture

Identifying business requirements
Understanding business requirements for information architecture
Organizing information in SharePoint 2016
Planning for discoverability

Module 3: Designing a logical architecture

Overview of a SharePoint 2016 logical architecture
Documenting your logical architecture

Module 4: Designing a physical architecture

Designing the physical requirements of a SharePoint deployment
Designing supporting software for the physical components of a SharePoint deployment
SharePoint farm topologies
Mapping a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design

Module 5: Installing and configuring SharePoint 2016

Installing SharePoint 2016
Scripting the installation and configuring a SharePoint 2016 environment
Configuring SharePoint 2016 farm settings

Module 6: Creating web applications and site collections

Creating web applications
Configuring web applications
Creating and configuring site collections

Module 7: Planning and configuring service applications

Introduction to the service application architecture
Creating and configuring service applications

Module 8: Managing users, permissions, and securing content

Configuring authorization in SharePoint 2016
Managing access to content

Module 9: Configuring authentication for SharePoint 2016

Overview of authentication
Configuring federated authentication
Configuring server-to-server authentication

Module 10: Securing a SharePoint 2016 deployment

Securing the platform
Configuring farm-level security

Module 11: Managing taxonomy

Managing content types
Understanding managed metadata
Configuring the managed metadata service

Module 12: Configuring user profiles

Configuring the User Profile service application
Managing user profiles and audiences

Module 13: Configuring Enterprise Search

Understanding the Search Service Application architecture
Configuring Enterprise Search
Managing Enterprise Search

Module 14: Monitoring and maintaining a SharePoint 2016 environment

Monitoring a SharePoint 2016 environment
Tuning and optimizing a SharePoint 2016 environment
Planning and configuring caching
Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2016 environment