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Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

5days
Training code
ms20332

Upcoming sessions

17 Sep 2018
19 Nov 2018
21 Jan 2019
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Module 1: Understanding the SharePoint Server 2013 Architecture

Lessons

  • Core Components of the SharePoint 2013 Architecture
  • New Features in SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions

Lab : Reviewing Core SharePoint Concepts

  • Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farms
  • Creating and Configuring Site Collections and Sites

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe the architectural features of SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2013.
  • Describe the editions for SharePoint Server 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online.

Module 2: Designing Business Continuity Management Strategies

Lessons

  • Designing Database Topologies for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Designing SharePoint Infrastructure for High Availability
  • Planning for Disaster Recovery

Lab : Planning and Performing Backups and Restores

  • Create a Backup and Restore Plan
  • Test the Backup and Restore Process

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Select an appropriate database server configuration to meet availability requirements.
  • Design a physical architecture and infrastructure to meet availability requirements.
  • Develop and implement a backup and restore strategy.

Module 3: Planning and Implementing a Service Application Architecture

Lessons

  • Planning Service Applications
  • Designing and Configuring a Service Application Topology
  • Configuring Service Application Federation

Lab : Planning a Service Application Architecture

  • Planning a Service Application Topology

Lab : Federating Service Applications between SharePoint Server Farms

  • Creating a Service Application Instance
  • Establishing Trust Relationships between SharePoint Farms
  • Publishing and Consuming Service Applications

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Explain the service application architecture.
  • Describe the fundamental options of service application design.
  • Describe how to configure a federated service application deployment.

Module 4: Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services

Lessons

  • Planning and Configuring Business Connectivity Services
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Managing Business Data Connectivity Models

Lab : Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service

  • Configuring the Business Data Connectivity Service Application
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service

Lab : Managing Business Data Connectivity Models

  • Configuring a Secure Store Service Target Application
  • Importing and Configuring BDC Models

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Plan and configure the Business Data Connectivity Service application.
  • Plan and configure the Secure Store Service application.
  • Manage Business Data Connectivity models.

Module 5: Connecting People

Lessons

  • Managing User Profiles
  • Enabling Social Interaction
  • Building Communities

Lab : Configuring Profile Synchronization and My Sites

  • Configuring Profile Synchronization
  • Configuring My Sites

Lab : Configuring Community Sites

  • Creating a Community Site Infrastructure
  • Configuring Community Site Participation

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Understand and manage user profiles and user profile synchronization in SharePoint 2013.
  • Enable social interaction in SharePoint 2013.
  • Understand and build communities and community sites in SharePoint 2013

Module 6: Enabling Productivity and Collaboration

Lessons

  • Aggregating Tasks
  • Planning and Configuring Collaboration Features
  • Planning and Configuring Composites

Lab : Configuring Project Sites

  • Creating Project Sites
  • Configuring Project Sites
  • Engaging Project Teams

Lab : Configuring Workflow

  • Configure Windows Azure Workflow and SharePoint Workflow Services
  • Creating and Testing a Workflow

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Explain how the integration options for Exchange 2013 and Project Server 2013 improve task aggregation.
  • Describe how to plan and configure SharePoint collaborative and co-authoring options.
  • Describe how to plan and use workflows in SharePoint 2013.

Module 7: Planning and Configuring Business intelligence

Lessons

  • Planning for Business Intelligence
  • Planning, Deploying, and Managing Business Intelligence Services
  • Planning and Configuring Advanced Analysis Tools

Lab : Configuring Excel Services

  • Provisioning Excel Services
  • Configuring External Data Access
  • Configuring Data Connections

Lab : Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint

  • Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint
  • Configuring Power View for SharePoint

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Explain the SharePoint BI architecture, its components, and how to identify BI opportunities in your organization.
  • Describe how to plan, deploy, and manage the core SharePoint 2013 BI services.
  • Describe the advanced BI options available with SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Module 8: Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search

Lessons

  • Configuring Search for an Enterprise Environment
  • Configuring the Search Experience
  • Optimizing Search

Lab : Planning an Enterprise Search Deployment

  • Planning a Search Solution

Lab : Managing Search Relevance in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Configuring a Thesaurus
  • Configuring Entity Extractors and Refiners
  • Configuring Query Spelling Correction
  • Configuring Company Name Extraction

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe the Search service architecture and key areas of configuration.
  • Explain how to configure the Search service to improve the end-user experience.
  • Describe how to use analytics reports to optimize your Search environment.

Module 9: Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management

Lessons

  • Planning Content Management
  • Planning and Configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning Records Management

Lab : Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Creating and Configuring an eDiscovery Center
  • Discovering and Preserving Content
  • Querying and Exporting Content

Lab : Configuring Records Management in SharePoint Server 2013

  • Configuring In-Place Records Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Plan how to manage content and documents.
  • Plan and configure eDiscovery.
  • Plan records management and compliance.

Module 10: Planning and Configuring Web Content Management

The web content management capabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 can help an organization to communicate and integrate more effectively with employees, partners, and customers. SharePoint Server 2013 provides easy-to-use functionality to create, approve, and publish web content. This enables you to get information out quickly to intranet, extranet, and Internet sites and give your content a consistent look and feel. You can use these web content management capabilities to create, publish, manage, and control a large and dynamic collection of content. As part of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in SharePoint Server 2013, web content management can help to streamline your process for creating and publishing web sites.

Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing a Web Content Management Infrastructure
  • Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites
  • Supporting Multiple Languages and Locales
  • Enabling Design and Customization
  • Supporting Mobile Users

Lab : Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites

  • Configuring Product Catalog Sites
  • Configuring Cross-Site Publishing
  • Configuring Publishing Sites

Lab : Configuring Device Channels

  • Configuring Device Channels

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Plan and configure a Web Content Management infrastructure to meet business requirements.
  • Configure managed navigation and product catalog sites.
  • Plan and configure support for multilingual sites.
  • Manage design and customization for publishing sites.
  • Plan and configure support for mobile users

Module 11: Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013

Lessons

  • Understanding the SharePoint Solution Architecture
  • Managing Sandbox Solutions

Lab : Managing Solutions

  • Configuring¬†Sandboxed Solution Management at the Farm Level
  • Configuring Sandboxed Solution Management at the Site Collection Level
  • Deploying Farm Solutions

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe and manage SharePoint features and solutions
  • Manage sandboxed solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment

Module 12: Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013

Lessons

  • Understanding the SharePoint App Architecture
  • Provisioning and Managing Apps and App Catalogs

Lab : Configuring and Managing SharePoint Apps

  • Configuring a SharePoint Farm to Support Apps
  • Creating and Configuring a Corporate App Catalog
  • Deploying and Monitoring Apps

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe SharePoint apps and the supporting SharePoint infrastructure
  • Provision and configure SharePoint apps and app catalogs
  • Manage how apps are used within a SharePoint 2013 deployment

Module 13: Developing a Governance Plan

Lessons

  • Introduction to Governance Planning
  • Key Elements of a Governance Plan
  • Planning for Governance in SharePoint¬†2013
  • Implementing Governance in SharePoint 2013

Lab : Developing a Plan for Governance

  • Creating a Governance Plan

Lab : Managing Site Creation and Deletion

  • Creating and Publishing Site Policies
  • Enabling and Managing Self-Service Site Creation

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe the concepts of governance
  • Describe the key elements of a governance plan
  • Plan for governance in SharePoint Server 2013

Module 14: Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013

Lessons

  • Preparing the Upgrade or Migration Environment
  • Performing the Upgrade Process
  • Managing a Site Collection Upgrade

Lab : Performing a Database-Attach Upgrade

  • Import the SharePoint 2010 Databases
  • Migrating and Upgrading a Service Application
  • Migrating and Upgrading a Content Database

Lab : Managing Site Collection Upgrades

  • Preparing Site Collections for Upgrade
  • Upgrading Site Collections

After completing this module, students will be able to:


  • Describe how to plan and prepare for your upgrade.
  • Explain the steps involved in data and service application upgrades.
  • Describe the process for upgrading site collections.

The course track is targeted at experienced IT Professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or cloud. In addition, Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers would benefit from understanding of managing SharePoint Server 2013.


The training addresses three audiences:


  • Existing SharePoint 2010 customers and partners who need to understand the major changes in SharePoint 2013. In addition there have been other improvements in tools and methodologies.¬†
  • Customer who are new to SharePoint. SharePoint market size is growing significantly and is expected to continue to grow, so there are many new customers with no previous experience.
  • Customers running a previous version of SharePoint (SharePoint 2003 and SharePoint 2007) which did not upgrade to SharePoint 2010, so are not familiar with the architecture of SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Server 2013.
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