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Planning Implementing and Managing a Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Infrastructure (Now Retired - Replaced by Course 8036)
(Microsoft Training Course: 2012) - 3 days - £1700 exc VAT



> Target Audience
THIS COURSE HAS NOW RETIRED. PLEASE SEE THE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FOR DETAILS OF ALTERNATIVE COURSES.
This course is intended for IT Professionals who work in medium to large organizations and have experience in networking infrastructure using Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to SharePoint Products and Technologies
  2. Deploying SharePoint Portal Server on a Single Server
  3. Configuring SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Single Server
  4. Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm
  5. Configuring SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm
  6. Managing Users and Sites
  7. Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery Strategies
  8. Managing SharePoint Products and Technologies
  9. Installing Backward-Compatible Document Libraries

Supplementary InformationThis course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/8036.aspx}8036: Designing IT Platform Collaborative Applications with Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Workshop]], [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/2553.aspx}2553: Designing, Planning, and Managing a SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Infrastructure]] or [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/5061.aspx}5061: Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007]].
Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • This module explains the design, architecture, and terminology of SharePoint Portal Server. It also discusses the installation options available for SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Lessons
  • The Architecture and Design of SharePoint Portal Products and Technologies Features and Terminology for SharePoint Products and Technologies Types of Servers SharePoint Products and Technologies Installation Options
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the architecture and design of SharePoint Portal Server products and technologies.
  • Describe the features and terminology of SharePoint Portal products and technologies.
  • Describe the server types and how they are part of the implementation.
  • Describe the SharePoint products and technologies installation options.
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Module 2: Deploying SharePoint Portal Server on a Single Server
  • This module explains how to deploy SharePoint Portal Server in a single server environment. It includes installation, security, and user configuration information.
  • Lessons
  • Deploying on a Single Server Practice: Preparing the Environment Creating and Managing Portal Sites on a Single Server Practice: Creating Portal Sites Practice: Managing Portal Sites Practice: Configuring Alternate Portal Site URLs Managing Rights and Permissions Practice: Managing Users and User Permissions
  • Lab A: Completing the SharePoint Products and Technologies Installation
  • Completing the SharePoint Products and Technologies Installation
  • Lab B: Configuring a Single Server Deployment
  • Configuring Alternate Site Settings Managing Site Properties Managing a Web Parts Gallery
  • Lab C: Configuring Content in a Single Server Deployment
  • Managing Users Configuring E-mail Server Settings Managing User Permissions
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install SharePoint Portal Server in a single-server environment.
  • Create and manage portal sites on a single server.
  • Manage rights and permissions
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Module 3: Configuring SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Single Server
  • This module discusses concepts and procedures surrounding managing content and configuring search settings.
  • Lessons
  • Organizing Content Practice: Managing Portal Site Structure Areas Practice: Creating Areas Practice: Creating Lists and Document Libraries Configuring Content Searching and Indexing Practice: Editing Search Settings Practice: Server Name Mapping Practice: Creating a Search Schedule Practice: Editing a Search Schedule Practice: Managing Keywords Adding Content and Configuring Search Practice: Adding a Content Source Practice: Adding Content from SharePoint Portal Server 2001 Managing User Searches Practice: Managing Search Scopes
  • Lab A: Configuring Content in a Single Server Deployment
  • Completing the SharePoint Products and Technologies Installation Creating Areas Area Security Creating Lists and Document Libraries
  • Lab B: Configuring Content Searching and Indexing
  • Associate Portal Topic Assistant Site Directory
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure content search and indexing.
  • Add content to search.
  • Manage user searches
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Module 4: Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm
  • A server farm is a centralized grouping of network servers maintained by an enterprise. A server farm provides a network with load balancing, scalability, and fault tolerance. This module explains how to deploy SharePoint Portal Server on server farms with multiple servers.
  • Lessons
  • Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm Practice: Creating Portal Sites Applying Advanced Installation Options
  • Lab A: Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm
  • Configuring the Web/Search and Index/Job Servers Creating a Portal Site from the Front-End Web and Search Servers
  • Lab B: Migration from MSDE to SQL Server
  • Stopping Adventure Works Virtual Server and Removing Windows SharePoint Services on Dublin Backing Up Configuration and Content Databases Copying Backup Files and Restoring Databases Changing Database Ownership and Permissions Updating Application Pool Account for SharePoint Central Administration Extending the Virtual Server Adding Restored Content Database and Removing Stand-Alone MSDE Content Database Connecting to Server Farm Configuration Database and Data Migration Application Pool Updating Default Content Database Server and Verify Adventure Works Portal on Dublin
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Deploy SharePoint products and technologies on a server farm.
  • Apply advanced installation options
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Module 5: Configuring SharePoint Products and Technologies on a Server Farm
  • SharePoint Products and Technologies are designed to be deployed onto server farms that provide increased scalability and reliability over a single server deployment. There are several administration pages within SharePoint Products and Technologies. These administration pages make it possible to monitor and modify all aspects of the portal and sites.
  • Lessons
  • Configuring Security for SharePoint Products and Technologies Practice: Setting SharePoint Administration Group Accounts Practice: Configuring Security Settings Configuring Multiple Servers Practice: Specifying the Content Database Server Practice: Configuring Server Farm Accounts Single Sign-On Practice: Preparing for Single Sign-On Practice: Configuring Single Sign-On Configuring the User Experience Practice: Configuring Virtual Servers Practice: Creating Top-Level Sites Practice: Configuring URL Paths Practice: Self-Service Site Creation Managing Data on SharePoint Products and Technologies Practice: Configuring Content Databases Practice: Configuring Data Retrieval Services Practice: Configuring Diagnostic Settings Removing Windows SharePoint Services from a Virtual Server
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure security for SharePoint products and technologies.
  • Configure multiple servers.
  • Configure single sign-on.
  • Configure the user experience.
  • Manage data on SharePoint products and technologies.
  • Remove windows SharePoint services from a virtual server.
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Module 6: Managing Users and Sites
  • In this module, you will learn how to manage user profile databases, audiences, and personal sites for SharePoint Products and Technologies.
  • Lessons
  • Managing Profile Databases Practice: Adding and Editing User Profiles Practice: Importing User Profiles Practice: Adding and Editing User Profile Properties Managing Audiences Practice: Creating and Editing Audiences Practice: Compiling Audiences Managing Personal Sites
  • Lab A: Managing Profile Databases
  • Importing Profiles Configuring a Regular Profile Import
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Manage profile databases.
  • Manage audiences.
  • Manage personal sites.
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Module 7: Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery Strategies
  • A portal requires various maintenance tasks to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and availability. It is critical to back up portal data on a regular basis to protect against data loss caused by server failure or accidental file deletion. A robust disaster recovery capability requires careful planning to ensure minimum downtime. Server monitoring yields valuable information about the health of the system. This module explains how to ensure an adequate disaster recovery strategy.
  • Lessons
  • Backing Up SharePoint Products and Technologies Practice: Backing Up SharePoint Products and Technologies Data Practice: Viewing Backup Logs Restoring SharePoint Products and Technologies Practice: Restoring SharePoint Products and Technologies Data Restoring Individual Servers Planning for Disaster Recovery Monitoring SharePoint Products and Technologies Practice: Viewing Windows Server 2003 Event Logs Practice: Viewing and Deleting SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Diagnostic Logs Practice: Specifying Logging Settings for a Component
  • Lab A: Backing up SharePoint Portal Server Data
  • Back Up an Entire Server Farm Selective Portal Site Backup
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Module 8: Managing SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • This module explains how to manage a SharePoint Portal Server installation, including troubleshooting and integration with Office Systems 2003.
  • Lessons
  • Using SharePoint Products and Technologies Diagnostics Practice: Viewing Web Site Usage Data Practice: Managing Unused Web Sites Troubleshooting SharePoint Products and Technologies Integrating SharePoint Products and Technologies with Office 2003 Planning for Performance and Capacity
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Module 9: Installing Backward-Compatible Document Libraries
  • This module explains how to install backward-compatible document libraries. The library component enables you to store documents using the SharePoint Portal Server 2001 formatting and authorization process.
  • Lessons
  • Installing Backward-Compatible Document Libraries Practice: Creating the Document Management Library Practice: Configuring the Approval Process
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Successful completion of the Windows Server 2003 core curriculum for MCSAs, or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), and Internet Information Services (IIS)
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to:Describe the architecture of Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server. Deploy SharePoint Portal Server in a single-server environment. Configure SharePoint Portal Server and technologies in a single-server environment. Deploy SharePoint Portal Server in a server farm. Manage users and sites. Plan and implement disaster recovery strategies. Install backwards-compatible document libraries.
> Supplementary Information
This course has now retired and is no longer available. We suggest you look at Courses [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/8036.aspx}8036: Designing IT Platform Collaborative Applications with Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Workshop]], [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/2553.aspx}2553: Designing, Planning, and Managing a SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Infrastructure]] or [[{http://www.F1Comp.Co.UK/computer_training/Microsoft_Training_Courses/SharePoint/5061.aspx}5061: Implementing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007]].