Introduction to SharePoint 2013 for Administrators

SHPT-305 (5 Days)
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SharePoint Administrator Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to SharePoint Administrator training course teaches students how to administer SharePoint 2013.

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Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

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SharePoint Administrator Training Objectives

  • Install SharePoint Server 2013
  • Scale a SharePoint 2013 farm
  • Use the Central Administration site to perform day-to-day administrative activities
  • Use the Windows Azure Access Control Service (ACS)
  • Create and manage the content databases associated with a Web application
  • Use the standard site templates available in SharePoint 2013
  • Create and configure SharePoint tenancies
  • Understand the Business Data Connectivity Service (BCS)
  • Create External Content Types
  • Configure a site collection as a Content Type Publishing Hub
  • Create taxonomies of managed metadata
  • Create and configure a User Profile Service Application
  • Understand the search architecture and how to use it in custom solutions
  • Configure the Sandboxed Code Service and monitor sandboxed solutions running within your farm
  • Restore a SharePoint 2013 farm in the event of catastrophic server failure
  • Migrate site content from a SharePoint 2010 farm to a SharePoint 2013 farm

SharePoint Administrator Training Outline

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Getting started with SharePoint 2013
  • SharePoint Foundation Architecture
  • SharePoint 15 Product SKUs
  • What's New in SharePoint 2013
  • Windows PowerShell Primer
Installing SharePoint Server 2013
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Installing Prerequisite Software
  • Creating Dedicated Service Accounts
  • Installing SharePoint Server 2013
  • Creating the Farm and Configuration Database
Topology and Configuration
  • Understanding Farm Topologies
  • Configuring Managed Accounts
  • Managing Timer Jobs
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications by hand
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications using PowerShell
Configuring Security and User Authorization
  • The Fundamentals of Claims-based Security
  • Configuring Integrated Windows Authentication with Kerberos vs. NTLM
  • Configuring Forms-based Authentication (FBA)
  • Outsourcing User Management to External Identity Providers such as Windows Live
  • Configuring a Trust to the Windows Azure Access Control Service (ACS)
Creating and Configuring Web Applications
  • Creating New Web Applications
  • Configuring Web Application
  • Managing Content Databases
  • Creating Site Collections
  • Configuring Self-service Site Collections
Managing Site Collections and Tenancies
  • Site Templates
  • Capacity Planning
  • Site Collection Security
  • Understanding Tenancies
  • Configuring Subscriptions
Business Connectivity Services
  • BCS Architecture External Data Sources
  • Creating and Configuring External Contents Types
  • Configuring Profile Pages and External Lists
  • BCS Enhancements involving OData Support
  • Using The Secure Store Service to configure Advanced Authentication Techniques
The Managed Metadata Service
  • Overview of the Managed Metadata Service
  • Enhancement to the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2013
  • Creating and Managing Term Sets, Terms and Taxonomies
  • Working with Document Sets
  • Configuring a site collection as a Content Type Publishing Hub
Configuring the User Profile Service
  • Overview of User Profiles and Social Networking
  • Create and Configuring a User Profile Service Application (UPA)
  • Create and Configuring The User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS)
  • Creating and configuring Audiences
  • Creating and Managing My Sites
  • Understanding User Task Synchronization using the Work Management Service
Configuring Search in SharePoint 2013
  • The New Unified Search Architecture of SharePoint 2013
  • Creating and Configuring Content Sources
  • Understanding the Content Processing Pipeline
  • Introduction to Result Sources, Result Types and Query Rules
  • Working with Managed Properties
Health Monitoring and Optimization
  • The Developer Dashboard
  • Working with ULS Logs
  • The Logging Database
  • Health Analyzer and Usage Reporting
  • Timer Jobs and Server Affinity
  • The New Request Manager in SharePoint 2013
Deploying and Monitoring Custom Solutions
  • Deploying and Managing Farm solutions and Sandboxed Solutions
  • Introduction to the new SharePoint App Model
  • Configuring SharePoint App Authentication using OAuth
  • Configuring SharePoint App Authentication using Server-to-server (S2S) Trusts
Preparing for Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery
  • Versioning and Restoring Documents
  • Configuring Recycle Bin Behavior
  • Backup and Restore of site collections, Content Database and Farms
  • Preparing for Disaster Recovery
  • Recovering the Farm After Server Failure
Upgrading Content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
  • Upgrade Concepts and Terminology
  • Deprecated Upgrade Techniques from SharePoint 2010
  • Preparing for Database Attach
  • Migrating Content
  • SharePoint 2010 UI Mode versus SharePoint 2013 UI Mode
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

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Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

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Course Number:

SHPT-305

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

Attendees should have experience working as an IT professional in a Windows network environment and be familiar with installing and configuring Windows Server 2008 or 2012, Active Directory and SQL Server. It is recommended (but not required) that attendees have user-level experience with any version of SharePoint.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware covering all subjects in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Your own environment (local or virtual) with the following:
    • 64-bit processor with at least 4 cores
    • The 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter or the 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
    • The 64-bit edition of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 or The 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    • At least 24GB RAM (32GB or more RAM recommended)
    • At least 80GB free hard drive space on the system drive
    • .NET Framework 4.5 or later

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