Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Code: 20331

What's in this course?

This five-day course examines how to plan, configure, and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment.

Course Outcomes

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 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 productivity and collaboration platforms and 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

Course Modules

In this module you will be introduced to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 as a document storage and collaboration platform that offers many benefits to organizations. You will learn to understand scope, where a deployment may be focused on only delivering one feature or many features to create a complex site.

This module reviews the logical constructs of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online. It discusses the importance of creating a logical architecture design based on business requirements before you implement a solution. The module covers conceptual content, defining a logical architecture, and the components of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 that you must map to business specifications.

In this module you will learn to install and configure SharePoint 2013. This will enable you to achieve your design and plan your logical and physical architectures for a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 deployment.

This module reviews the basic service application architecture, the essentials of planning your service app deployment, and the configuration of your service applications.

In this module, you will learn about the authentication infrastructure in SharePoint 2013. You will learn how to configure SharePoint to work with a variety of authentication providers, and you will learn how to configure authenticated connections between SharePoint and other server platforms.

In this module, you will learn to order and organize information making that information easier to find and work with. Upon completion you will be able to label or categorize information with files and items in Microsoft SharePoint, you can apply metadata in order to organize your content and make it easier to work with.

In this module, you will learn about the new architecture of the Search service, how to configure the key components of search, and how to manage search functionality in your organization.

In this module you will learn to design an Information Architecture. This requires a detailed understanding of the information held in an organization and its usage, context, volatility, and governance.

When you design a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 deployment, you must carefully consider the hardware and farm topology requirements. This module will assist your choices of server hardware and the number of servers that you specify for the farm can have a significant impact on how the farm meets user requirements.

In this module, you will learn about the key concepts and skills related to the logical architecture of SharePoint including web applications, site collections, sites, and content databases. Specifically, you will learn how to create and configure web applications.

In this module, you will learn about the various authorization and security features available in SharePoint 2013 to help you maintain a secure SharePoint environment.

In this module, you will learn how to secure and harden your SharePoint 2013 farm deployment and how to configure several security settings at the farm level.

In this module, you will learn about social computing environments enable organizations to quickly identify colleagues, team members, and others with similar roles or requirements in an organization.

In this module, you will learn how to plan and configure monitoring in a SharePoint 2013 server farm, and how to tune and optimize the performance of your farm on an ongoing basis. You will also learn how to use a range of tools and techniques to troubleshoot unexpected problems in your SharePoint 2013 deployments.


An ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise.

Next Steps

Upon completion of this course, attendees can Progress to Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

See Whats In The Course Labs

- Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farms - Creating and Configuring Site Collections and Sites

- Planning a Service Application Topology

- Configuring the Business Data Connectivity Service Application - Configuring the Secure Store Service

- Configuring Profile Synchronization - Configuring My Sites

- Creating Project Sites - Configuring Project Sites - Engaging Project Teams

- Provisioning Excel Services - Configuring External Data Access - Configuring Data Connections

- Planning a Search Solution

- Creating and Configuring an eDiscovery Center - Discovering and Preserving Content - Querying and Exporting Content

- Configuring Product Catalog Sites - Configuring Cross-Site Publishing - Configuring Publishing Sites

- Configuring Sandboxed Solution -Management at the Farm Level - Configuring Sandboxed Solution Management at the Site Collection Level - Deploying Farm Solutions

- Creating a Governance Plan

- Import the SharePoint 2010 Databases - Migrating and Upgrading a Service Application - Migrating and Upgrading a Content Database

- Create a Backup and Restore Plan - Test the Backup and Restore Process

- Creating a Service Application Instance - Establishing Trust Relationships between SharePoint Farms - Publishing and Consuming Service Applications

- Configuring a Secure Store Service Target Application - Importing and Configuring BDC Models

- Creating a Community Site Infrastructure - Configuring Community Site Participation

- Configure Windows Azure Workflow and SharePoint Workflow Services - Creating and Testing a Workflow

- Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint - Configuring Power View for SharePoint

- Configuring a Thesaurus - Configuring Entity Extractors and Refiners - Configuring Query Spelling Correction - Configuring Company Name Extraction

- Configuring In-Place Records Management

- Configuring Device Channels

- Configuring a SharePoint Farm to Support Apps - Creating and Configuring a Corporate App Catalog - Deploying and Monitoring Apps

- Creating and Publishing Site Policies - Enabling and Managing Self-Service Site Creation

- Preparing Site Collections for Upgrade - Upgrading Site Collections

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