SharePoint Administrator

Course Description

SharePoint Administrator Training

icon_sharepointOur SharePoint Admin Class covers everything you need to know to install, configure, administer and maintain a SharePoint Server.The class covers Topics in preparation for Microsoft Test number 70-331.

SharePoint Admin Training Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for and install Microsoft SharePoint.
  • 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.
  • Understand the differences between on premise and online deployments of SharePoint as well as how to subscribe to and Administer SharePoint Online

PreRequisites

Our SharePoint Administrator training course is designed for IT professionals with experience administering Windows Server. The course is also appropriate for part-time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in administering Line of Business (LOB) applications.

Topics Covered

The class covers topics in preparation for Microsoft Test number 70-331.

SharePoint Admin Training Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for and install Microsoft SharePoint.
  • 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.
  • Understand the differences between on premise and online deployments of SharePoint as well as how to subscribe to and Administer SharePoint Online

Prerequisites

Our SharePoint Administrator training course is designed for IT professionals with experience administering Windows Server. The course is also appropriate for part-time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in administering Line of Business (LOB) applications.

Before attending this course, students should have experience:

  • Administering Active Directory® by creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, and configuring Group Policy in an Enterprise environment.
  • Administering network infrastructure—DNS and TCP/IP connectivity
  • General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint.
  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server® through creating logons, assigning roles, and using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • One year’s experience using Windows PowerShell® cmdlets
  • General security and authentication
  • Windows client management experience with either Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

SharePoint Administrator Training Course Outline

MODULE 1: INTRODUCING SHAREPOINT

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

Lessons

  • Evaluate the Features of SharePoint
  • Prepare for SharePoint
  • Installing SharePoint
  • Advanced Installation of SharePoint

Lab : Installing SharePoint

  • Create Active Directory Accounts for SharePoint
  • Install SharePoint Server Prerequisites
  • Install SharePoint Server
  • Run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard
  • Configure the Farm with the Farm Configuration Wizard
  • Install a Language Pack

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 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.

    Lessons

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

Lab : Create a SharePoint Intranet

  • Create a Web Application
  • Create a Site Collection
  • Create a Site Collection in a New Content Database
  • 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.

Lessons

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

    Lab : Automate SharePoint with PowerShell

  • Add SharePoint Functionality to Windows PowerShell
  • Delegate the Ability to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage SharePoint
  • Report Web and Site Collection Properties
  • Create Site Collections Using Windows PowerShell
  • Create and Update Items

    Lab : Administer SharePoint with Stsadm

  • Execute Stsadm Commands

    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).

    Lessons

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

    Lab : Configuring List Throttling and Remote BLOB Storage

  • Configure List Throttling
  • Enable FILESTREAM and Provision the RBS Data Store
  • Install RBS on All SharePoint Web and Application Servers
  • Configure the Blob Size Threshold for RBS

    Lab : Configure Managed Metadata

  • Configure and Implement Managed Metadata

    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.

    Lessons

  • Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
  • Federated Authentication

    Lab : Configuring Custom Authentication

  • Create the ASP.NET Membership Database
  • Create a Web Application that Uses Claim Based Authentication

    Lab : Configuring Secure Store

  • Create User Accounts for Access to External Data
  • Configure Secure Store Services
  • Configure Secure Store Unattended Accounts

    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.

    Lessons

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

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