This 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.
This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and will align with the first exam in the SharePoint Server 2013 IT Pro certification.
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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.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Module 1: Introducing SharePoint Server 2013
Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment
New Features in SharePoint 2013
SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options
Module 2: Designing an Information Architecture
Identifying Business Requirements
Understanding Business Requirements
Organizing Information in SharePoint 2013
Planning for Discoverability
Module 3: Designing a Logical Architecture
Overview of SharePoint 2013 Logical Architecture
Documenting Your 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
Module 5: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013
Installing SharePoint Server 2013
Scripting Installation and Configuration
Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 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 Service Application Architecture
Creating and Configuring Service Applications
Module 8: Managing Users and Permissions
Authorization in SharePoint 2013
Managing Access to Content
Module 9: Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013
Overview of Authentication
Configuring Federated Authentication
Configuring Server-to-Server Authentication
Module 10: Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment
Securing the Platform
Configuring Farm-Level Security
Module 11: Managing Taxonomy
Managing Content Types
Understanding Term Stores and Term Sets
Managing Term Stores and Term Sets
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 Architecture
Configuring Enterprise Search
Managing Enterprise Search
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