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Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Training

Course ID: MSL-10174
Duration: 5 Days

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Description

This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to install, configure, and administer Microsoft SharePoint and also how to manage and monitor sites and users by using Microsoft SharePoint 2010.  It will also cover the new features and functionality introduced with SharePoint 2010 Sp 1 as well as Offices 365's SharePoint Online.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for and install SharePoint 2010
  • Configure the fundamental service and logical components of a SharePoint implementation
  • Administer SharePoint using the user interface, the command line, and Windows PowerShell
  • Manage content in Lists and Libraries
  • Administer identities and authentication
  • Secure content in SharePoint sites
  • Manage customizations to a SharePoint implementation
  • Configure SharePoint services and applications
  • Configure SharePoint social networking features
  • Manage SharePoint search
  • Configure farms, servers, service applications, and web applications
  • Install, upgrade, configure, and operate a SharePoint farm
  • Configure high availability and recoverability
  • Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance

Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2003 or 2008 administrators and are interested in learning how to administer SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Online. The course is also intended for part-time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in administering Line of Business (LOB) applications in conjuction with internal business customers.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have experience:

  • Administering Active Directory by creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, and configuring Group Policy
  • Administering network infrastructure - DNS and TCP/IP connectivity
  • General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008 through creating logons, assigning roles and using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • One year's experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  • General security and authentication practices

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing SharePoint 2010

The goal of this module is to enable students to prepare for and install the first server in a SharePoint 2010 farm.

  • Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
  • Prepare for SharePoint 2010
  • Install SharePoint 2010
  • Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between SharePoint, Active Directory, and SQL Server
  • Create the accounts and permissions that are required to install SharePoint
  • Identify the role of the Prerequisite Installer
  • Install the first server in a SharePoint farm
Module 2: Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet

The goal of this module is to enable students to configure and administer the fundamental components of a SharePoint farm, including its configuration, logical structure, user-facing features, and underlying engine.

  • Perform Initial Farm Configuration
  • Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
  • Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the high level structure, components, and functioning of the farm
  • Perform configuration of a SharePoint farm using the Farm Configuration Wizard
  • Understand the logical topology of SharePoint web apps, site collections, and sites
  • Experience SharePoint user-facing functionality
  • Create a Web application
  • Create a site collection
  • Configure managed paths
  • Create a content database
Module 3: Administering and Automating SharePoint

The goal of this module is to enable students to apply the full range of options for administering and automating SharePoint: Central Administration, STSADM, and PowerShell. The module also introduces students to the logs, which are mentioned in several subsequent modules and are detailed in Module 14.

  • Configure Central Administration
  • Administer SharePoint from the Command Line
  • Automate SharePoint Operations with PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Load Microsoft.SharePoint.Dll into PowerShell 64bit.
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Enumerate Webs
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Create a SharePoint Site
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Create/Update a ListItem
  • Automate common SharePoint tasks with Stsadm
Module 4: Configuring Content Management

The goal of this module is to enable students to manage content (lists, libraries, items and documents)

  • Optimize Content Storage and Access
  • Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
  • Configure the Managed Metadata Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure List Query Thresholds
  • Setup Remote Blog Storage on a Content Database
  • Configure RBS
  • Migrate to and from RBS
Module 5: Configuring Authentication

The goal of this module is to enable students to administer authentication to SharePoint web applications.

  • Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
  • Federated Authentication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a custom authentication store using ASP.NET
  • Configure the default authentication method of a SharePoint Web application to use a custom membership provider
  • Understand how to configure Secure Store service
  • Setup an application to use Secure Store service
Module 6: Securing Content

The goal of this module is to enable students to manage security of SharePoint content within a web application.

  • Administer SharePoint Users and Groups
  • Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
  • Secure and Audit SharePoint Content

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add users
  • Enable access requests
  • Configure SharePoint default groups
  • Experience the security trimmed interface
  • Create groups
  • Create custom permission levels
  • Explore Permission Inheritance
  • Assign Roles to Securable Objects
Module 7: Managing SharePoint Customizations

The goal of this module is to enable students to manage customizations to the SharePoint environment.

  • Customize SharePoint
  • Deploy and Manage Features and Solutions
  • Configure Sandboxed Solutions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and manage SharePoint features
  • Describe and manage SharePoint solutions (farm)
  • Describe sandboxed solutions
  • Describe function of sandboxed solution timer jobs
  • Configure sandbox solution resource points
  • Understand the developer dashboard
  • Understand how to enable and disable the developer dashboard
Module 8: Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Applications

The goal of this module is to enable students to manage the SharePoint service as a whole, as well as individual services and service applications.

  • Secure the Enterprise SharePoint Service
  • Secure and Isolate Web Applications
  • Configure Service Applications

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and configure SharePoint services
  • Describe and configure SharePoint Windows services
  • Understand SharePoint and SQL Permissions requirements
  • Understand Application Pools and Identities requirements
  • Implement SSL Security
  • Find and manage service applications
  • Install a new service application
Module 9: Managing SharePoint Services and Applications
  • Implement Business Connectivity Services
  • Implement Excel Services
  • Implement PerformancePoint Services
  • Implement InfoPath Services
  • Implement Visio Services
  • Implement Access Services
  • Implement Office Web Apps

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Office Web Applications features
  • Install Office Web Applications
Module 10: Configuring User Profiles and Social Networking

The goal of this module is to enable students to manage user profiles, My Sites, and social content

  • Configure User Profiles
  • Implement SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure user profiles (Active Directory)
  • Configure import connections
  • Configure profile properties
  • Explore ForeFront Identity
  • Configure My Sites
  • Administer a My Site
Module 11: Administering SharePoint Search

The goal of this module is to enable students to configure SharePoint Search.

  • Configure Search
  • Refine Search

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure content sources
  • Modify the default search settings
  • Create and configure search scopes
  • Tweak relevance algorithms
  • Create keyword & best bets
  • Create and update thesaurus files
  • Create and update noise word files
Module 12: Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

The goal of this module is to enable students to install and upgrade to SharePoint 2010 in a variety of scenarios, and to keep SharePoint 2010 up-to-date.

  • Install SharePoint Servers and Farms
  • Upgrade to SharePoint 2010
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot installation and upgrade
  • Update SharePoint

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a multi-server farm
  • Configure server roles
  • Install a language pack
  • Install SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 2
  • Install Cumulative Update (Oct 2009)
  • Perform a database attach upgrade
  • Perform a visual upgrade
Module 13: Implementing Business Continuity

The goal of this module is to enable students to configure business continuity for SharePoint

  • Configure High availability
  • Backup and Restore SharePoint

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand backup options
  • Use Central Administration to back up your farm
  • Use PowerShell to back up your farm
  • Restore your SharePoint farm from back up
  • Understand partial restore techniques
Module 14: Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance

The goal of this module is to enable students to monitor SharePoint performance, health, and usage, and to identify and remediate performance and health problems.

  • Monitor Performance
  • SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • Usage reports and web analytics
  • Monitor and Optimize SharePoint Performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configuring diagnostic logging
  • Understand logging levels
  • Enable event throttling
  • Set log file size limits
  • Understand ULS Log file structure
  • Understand when to use the ULS Viewer
  • Explore SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • Understand Health Analyzer rules
  • Identify and monitor system performance bottlenecks

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