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Designing, Planning, and Managing a Windows SharePoint Services Infrastructure
(Microsoft Training Course: 2552) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a Windows SharePoint Services infrastructure. The audience operates in medium to very large computing environments that use the Windows 2003 Server operating system.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to Windows SharePoint Services
  2. Installing and Configuring Windows SharePoint Services
  3. Administering and Managing Windows SharePoint Services Server
  4. Administering Windows SharePoint Services Sites
  5. Enhancing Collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services


Module 1: Introduction to Windows SharePoint Services
  • The Windows SharePoint Services Environment
  • Overview of Windows SharePoint Services Components
  • Overview of Windows SharePoint Services Administration
Skills
  • Explain the purpose, benefits and architecture of Windows SharePoint Services and what other services can coexist with Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Provide a high-level overview of the components that make up a Windows SharePoint Services infrastructure.
  • Provide a high-level overview of the various methods of administering Windows SharePoint Services and describe the security model of Windows SharePoint Services.
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Module 2: Installing and Configuring Windows SharePoint Services
  • Overview of Deployment Options
  • Installing Windows SharePoint Services
  • Configuring Windows SharePoint Services Server
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Windows SharePoint Services
Skills
  • Provide a high-level overview of deployment options that are available to deploy Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Describe the prerequisites that are required to successfully install Windows SharePoint Services and complete a Windows SharePoint Services installation.
  • Configure Windows SharePoint Services server settings.
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Module 3: Administering and Managing Windows SharePoint Services Server
  • Administering the Windows SharePoint Services Server
  • Administering the Windows SharePoint Services Virtual Server
  • Managing Windows SharePoint Services
  • Lab: Administering and Managing Windows SharePoint Services Server
Skills
  • Administer the configuration settings that apply to all virtual servers in the Windows SharePoint Services installation.
  • Configure settings for individual virtual servers in Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Backup and restore Windows SharePoint Services and use the SharePoint Configuration Analyzer.
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Module 4: Administering Windows SharePoint Services Sites
  • Creating SharePoint Sites
  • Securing SharePoint Sites
  • Managing SharePoint Sites
  • Lab: Administering Windows SharePoint Services Sites
Skills
  • Create top-level sites and subsites and view site collection information.
  • Manage and configure user and group permissions and authentication modes for site access in Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Customize sites and view information about site usage, limit storage space and delete sites.
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Module 5: Enhancing Collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services
  • Enhancing Collaboration by Configuring Team Sites
  • Creating and Managing Lists for SharePoint Sites
  • Creating and Managing Libraries in Windows SharePoint Services
  • Creating Discussions and Surveys in a Team Site
  • Integrating Microsoft Office and Windows SharePoint Services
  • Lab: Enhancing Collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services
Skills
  • Configure and use the common features of the default team site.
  • Create and manage access to lists and control content approval for SharePoint sites.
  • Create and manage various types of libraries in Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Create discussion boards and surveys to collect data.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • Successful completion of the Windows Server 2003 core curriculum for MCSAs.
  • Working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Working knowledge of Internet Information Services (IIS).
> Purpose
After completing the course, students will be able to discuss the Windows SharePoint Services architecture and the business benefits provided by deploying Windows SharePoint Services; install and configure a Windows SharePoint Services server; administer a Windows SharePoint Services server; administer a Windows SharePoint Services site; enhance collaboration by using Windows SharePoint Services.