20332 - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

20332 - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Length : 5 days

In this class, you will learn how to design, configure, and manage a SharePoint Server 2013 environment and perform an upgrade/migration from SharePoint 2010. You will focus on advanced solutions of SharePoint 2013, including the design of business continuity services (high availability and disaster recovery). You will plan and configure business connectivity services, people collaboration, business intelligence, enterprise and web content management, manage solutions and apps for SharePoint Server 2013, and develop a governance plan.

What You'll Learn

  • Core features of SharePoint 2013
  • Plan and design a SharePoint 2013 environment that meets the requirements of high availability and disaster recovery
  • Plan and implement a service application architecture for a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Configure and manage business connectivity services features in a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Plan and configure social computing features
  • Plan and configure Business Intelligence 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

Who Needs to Attend

  • IT Professionals who are interested in installing, configuring, deploying, and managing SharePoint Server 2013 installations, in either the data center or in the cloud
  • Existing SharePoint users who want to learn about the improvements in tools and methodologies of SharePoint 2013 and those who want to learn the architecture of SharePoint 2013 to upgrade or migrate from previous versions of SharePoint 2003 and 2007
  • Business application administrators (BAAs) who already have a basic knowledge of the SharePoint platform and want to understand how to manage SharePoint Server 2013 when administering line-of- business projects in conjunction with internal business customers


  • Minimum of one year experience mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design
  • Experience of network design, including network security
  • Experience in managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Experience deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud, managing applications remotely using Windows Powershell 2.0 and connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience administering Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Experience configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization, and as a user store
  • Experience implementing claims-based security

Course Outline

1. Architecture in SharePoint Server 2013

Core components of the SharePoint 2013 architecture

New features

SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions

2. Designing for Business Continuity Management

Designing data base topologies for high availability and disaster recovery

Designing SharePoint infrastructure for high availability

Planning for disaster recovery

3. Testing the Backup and Restore Process

Planning service applications and configuring Service Application Federation

Designing and configuring a service application topology

4. Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services

Planning and configuring business connectivity services

Configuring the secure store service

Managing business data connectivity models

5. Connecting People

Manage user profiles

Enabling social interaction and building communities

6. Enabling Productivity and Collaboration

Aggregating tasks

Planning and configuring collaboration features and composites

7. Planning and Configuring Business Intelligence

Planning, deploying, and managing business intelligence services

Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools

8. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search

Configuring Search for an enterprise environment

Configuring the Search experience

Optimizing Search

9. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management

Planning content and records management

Planning and configuring eDiscovery

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, and mobile users

Enabling design and customization

11. Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013

SharePoint Solution Architecture

Managing sandbox solutions

12. Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013

SharePoint App Architecture

Provisioning and managing apps and app catalogs

13. Developing a Governance Plan

Elements of governance planning

Planning and implementing governance in SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013

14. Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013

Preparing the upgrade or migration environment

Performing the upgrade process and manage site collection upgrade


Lab 1: Review Core SharePoint Concepts

Lab 2: Plan and Perform Backups and Restores

Create and test a backup and restore plan and process

Lab 3: Plan a Service Application Architecture

Lab 4: Federate Service Applications between SharePoint Server Farms

Create a service application instance

Establish trust relationships between SharePoint Farms

Publish and consume service applications

Lab 5: Configure Business Connectivity Services and the Secure Store Service

Lab 6: Manage Business Data Connectivity Models

Configure secure store service target application

Import and configure BDC Models

Lab 7: Configure Profile Synchronization and My Sites

Lab 8: Configure Community Sites

Lab 9: Configure Project Sites

Create and configure project sites

Engage project teams

Lab 10: Configure Workflow

Configure Windows Azure Workflow and SharePoint Workflow Services

Create and test a workflow

Lab 11: Configure Excel Services

Lab 12: Configure PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint

Lab 13: Plan an Enterprise Search Deployment

Lab 14: Manage Search Relevance in SharePoint Server 2013

Configure a thesaurus, entity extractors, and refiners

Configure query spelling correction and company name extraction

Lab 15: Configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013

Create and configure an eDiscovery Center

Discover and preserve content

Query and export content

Lab 16: Configure Records Management in SharePoint Server 2013

Lab 17: Configure Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites

Configure product catalog sites

Configure cross-site publishing and publishing sites

Lab 18: Configure Device Channels

Lab 19: Manage Solutions

Configure Sandboxed Solution Management at the farm and site collection levels

Deploy farm solutions

Lab 20: Configure and Manage SharePoint Apps

Configure a SharePoint Farm to support apps

Create and configure a corporate app catalog

Deploy and monitor apps

Lab 21: Develop a Plan for Governance

Lab 22: Manage Site Creation and Deletion

Create and publish site policies

Enable and manage self-service site creation

Lab 23: Perform a Database-Attach Upgrade

Import the SharePoint 2010 databases

Migrate and upgrade a service application and content database

Lab 24: Manage Site Collection Upgrades

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