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SharePoint 2013

Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
(Microsoft Training Course: 20332) - 5 days - £1850 exc VAT

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Edinburgh Centre02             
Extended Classroom16        27 24 28 19  
Leeds (City Exchange) Centre 14   07   13      
London International House Centre E1W16        27 24 28 19  
London Middlesex Street Centre E1 07            
Manchester (Portland St) Centre   08    13    05  
Newcastle Centre   15       28   


> Target Audience
This course examines how to plan, configure, and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. It is intended for experienced IT Professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or cloud.
> Course outline
  1. Understanding Architecture in SharePoint Server 2013
  2. Designing for Business continuity Management
  3. Test the Backup and Restore Process
  4. Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services
  5. Connecting People
  6. Enabling Productivity and Collaboration
  7. Planning and Configuring Business Intelligence
  8. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search
  9. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management
  10. Planning and Configuring Web Content Management
  11. Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013
  12. Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013
  13. Developing a Governance Plan
  14. Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013


Module 1: Understanding Architecture in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Core Components of the SharePoint 2013 Architecture
  • New Features in SharePoint Server 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions
  • Lab: Reviewing Core SharePoint Concepts
Skills
  • Describe the architectural features of SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2013.
  • Describe the editions for SharePoint Server 2013 on-premise and SharePoint Online.
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Module 2: Designing for Business continuity Management
  • Designing Database Topologies for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Designing SharePoint Infrastructure for High Availability
  • Planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Lab: Planning and Performing Backups and Restores
  • Create a Backup and Restore Plan
  • Test the Backup and Restore Process
Skills
  • Select an appropriate database server configuration to meet availability requirements.
  • Design a physical architecture and infrastructure to meet availability requirements.
  • Develop and implement a backup and restore strategy.
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Module 3: Test the Backup and Restore Process
  • Planning Service Applications
  • Designing and Configuring a Service Application Topology
  • Configuring Service Application Federation
  • Lab: Planning a Service Application Architecture
  • Lab: Federating Service Applications between SharePoint Server Farms
  • Creating a Service Application Instance
  • Establishing Trust Relationships between SharePoint Farms
  • Publishing and Consuming Service Applications
Skills
  • Explain the service application architecture.
  • Describe the fundamental options of service application design.
  • Describe how to configure a federated service application deployment.
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Module 4: Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services
  • Planning and Configuring Business Connectivity Services
  • Configuring the Secure Store Service
  • Managing Business Data Connectivity Models
  • Lab: Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service
  • Lab: Managing Business Data Connectivity Models
  • Configuring a Secure Store Service target application
  • Importing and Configuring BDC Models
Skills
  • Plan and configure the Business Data Connectivity Service application.
  • Plan and configure the Secure Store Service application.
  • Manage Business Data Connectivity models.
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Module 5: Connecting People
  • Managing User Profiles
  • Enabling Social Interaction
  • Building Communities
  • Lab: Configuring Profile Synchronization and My Sites
  • Configuring Profile Synchronization
  • Configuring My Sites
  • Lab: Configuring Community Sites
  • Creating a Community Site Infrastructure
  • Configuring Community Site Participation
Skills
  • Understand and manage user profiles and user profile synchronization in SharePoint 2013.
  • Enable social interaction in SharePoint 2013.
  • Understand and build communities and community sites in SharePoint 2013
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Module 6: Enabling Productivity and Collaboration
  • Aggregating Tasks
  • Planning and Configuring Collaboration Features
  • Planning and Configuring Composites
  • Lab: Configuring Project Sites
  • Lab: Configuring Workflow
  • Configure Windows Azure Workflow and SharePoint Workflow Services
  • Creating and Testing a Workflow
Skills
  • Explain how the integration options for Exchange 2013 and Project Server 2013 improve task aggregation.
  • Describe how to plan and configure SharePoint collaborative and co-authoring options.
  • Describe how to plan and use workflows in SharePoint 2013.
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Module 7: Planning and Configuring Business Intelligence
  • Planning for Business Intelligence
  • Planning, Deploying and Managing Business Intelligence Services
  • Planning and Configuring Advanced Analysis Tools
  • Lab: Configuring Excel Services
  • Provisioning Excel Services
  • Configuring External Data Access
  • Configuring Data Connections
  • Lab: Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint
Skills
  • Explain the SharePoint BI architecture, its components, and how to identify BI opportunities in your organization.
  • Describe how to plan, deploy, and manage the core SharePoint 2013 BI services.
  • Describe the advanced BI options with SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL 2012.
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Module 8: Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search
  • Configuring Search for an Enterprise Environment
  • Configuring the Search Experience
  • Optimizing Search
  • Lab: Planning an Enterprise Search Deployment
  • Lab: Managing Search Relevance in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Configuring a Thesaurus
  • Configuring Entity Extractors and Refiners
  • Configuring Query Spelling Correction
  • Configuring Company Name Extraction
Skills
  • Describe the Search service architecture and key areas of configuration.
  • Explain how to configure the Search service to improve end-user experience.
  • Describe how to use analytics reports to optimize your Search environment.
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Module 9: Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management
  • Planning Content Management
  • Planning and Configuring eDiscovery
  • Planning Records Management
  • Lab: Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Creating/Configuring an eDiscovery Center
  • Discovering and Preserving Content
  • Querying and Exporting Content
  • Lab: Configuring Records Management in SharePoint Server 2013
Skills
  • Plan how to manage content / documents.
  • Plan and configure eDiscovery.
  • Plan records management and compliance.
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Module 10: Planning and Configuring Web Content Management
  • Planning and Implementing a Web Content Management Infrastructure
  • Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites
  • Supporting Multiple Languages / Locales
  • Enabling Design and Customization
  • Supporting Mobile Users
  • Lab: Configuring Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites
  • Configuring Product Catalog Sites, Cross-Site Publishing and Publishing Sites
  • Lab: Configuring Device Channels
Skills
  • Plan and configure a Web Content Management infrastructure to meet business requirements.
  • Configure managed navigation and product catalog sites.
  • Plan and configure support for multilingual sites.
  • Manage design and customization for publishing sites.
  • Plan / configure support for mobile users
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Module 11: Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Understanding the SharePoint Solution Architecture
  • Managing Sandbox Solutions
  • Lab: Managing Solutions
  • Configuring Sandboxed Solution Management at the Farm Level and at the Site Collection Level
  • Deploying Farm Solutions
Skills
  • Describe and manage SharePoint features and solutions
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Module 12: Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013
  • Understanding the SharePoint App Architecture
  • Provisioning /Managing Apps and Catalogs
  • Lab: Configuring and Managing SharePoint Apps
  • Configuring a SharePoint Farm to Support Apps, and creating and configuring a Corporate App Catalog
  • Deploying and Monitoring Apps
Skills
  • Describe SharePoint apps and the supporting SharePoint infrastructure
  • Provision and configure SharePoint apps and app catalogs
  • Manage how apps are used within a SharePoint 2013 deployment
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Module 13: Developing a Governance Plan
  • Introduction to Governance Planning
  • Key Elements of a Governance Plan
  • Planning for and Implementing Governance in SharePoint Server 2013
  • Lab: Developing a Plan for Governance
  • Lab: Managing Site Creation and Deletion
  • Creating and Publishing Site Policies
  • Enabling and Managing Self-Service Site Creation
Skills
  • Describe the concepts of governance and key elements of a governance plan
  • Plan for governance in SharePoint 2013
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Module 14: Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013
  • Preparing upgrade/migration Environment
  • Performing the Upgrade Process
  • Managing Site Collection Upgrade
  • Lab: Performing a Database-Attach Upgrade
  • Import the SharePoint 2010 Databases
  • Migrating and Upgrading a Service Application
  • Migrating and Upgrading a Content Database
  • Lab: Managing Site Collection Upgrades
Skills
  • Describe how to plan and prepare for your upgrade, and explain the steps involved in data and service application upgrades.
  • Describe the process for upgrading site collections.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Completed Course 20331.
  • At least one year’s experience of mapping business requirements to technical design.
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Experience managing software in a Win 08 R2 enterprise server or Win Server 12 environment.
  • Deployed and managed applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administered Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Configured AD for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
  • Managed an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
  • Connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Implemented Claims-based security.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the core features of SharePoint 2013; plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery; plan and implement a service app architecture for a SharePoint 2013 deployment; configure and manage BCS features in a SharePoint 2013 deployment; plan and configure social computing features; plan and configure productivity and collaboration platforms and features; plan and configure BI solutions; optimize the search experience for an enterprise environment; plan and configure enterprise content management in a SharePoint 2013 deployment; plan and configure a web content management infrastructure to meet business requirements; manage solutions in a SharePoint 2013 deployment; configure and manage apps in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment; develop and implement a governance plan for SharePoint Server 2013; perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013.