Course 10174B: Configuring and Administering Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010

Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft SharePoint Server
This Revision:B
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:5 days
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese

First published:

20 February 2012
About this course
This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to install, configure, and administer Microsoft® SharePoint® and also how to manage and monitor sites and users by using Microsoft SharePoint 2010. It will also cover the new features and functionality introduced with SharePoint 2010 Sp1 as well as Offices 365's SharePoint Online.
Audience profile
This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced Windows Server® 2003 or 2008 administrators and are interested in learning how to administer SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Online. The course is also intended for part-time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in administering Line of Business (LOB) applications in conjunction with internal business customers.

It also directly supports exam 70-667: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring and students wishing to achieve that certification would also be interested in taking this course.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Introducing Microsoft SharePoint 2010This module provides an overview of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online. It will prepare students for the installation of the first server in a SharePoint 2010 farm and give details on SharePoint 2010 Sp1 and SharePoint Online.Lessons
  • Evaluating the Features of Microsoft SharePoint 2010
  • Preparing for SharePoint 2010
  • Installing SharePoint 2010
  • Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010
Lab : Installing SharePoint 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
  • Prepare for SharePoint 2010
  • Install SharePoint 2010
  • Perform an Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010
Module 2: Creating a SharePoint 2010 IntranetThis module covers creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet and shows students how to configure and administer the fundamental components of a SharePoint farm, including its configuration, logical structure, user-facing features, and underlying engine.Lessons
  • Performing Initial Farm Configuration
  • Configuring the SharePoint Logical Structure
  • Exploring the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture
Lab : Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Perform Initial Farm Configuration
  • Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
  • Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture
Module 3: Administering and Automating SharePointThis module covers Administering and Automating SharePoint. It covers how to apply the full range of options for administering and automating SharePoint—Central Administration, STSADM, and PowerShell. The module also introduces students to the logs.Lessons
  • Configuring Central Administration
  • Administering SharePoint from the Command Line
  • Automating SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Automating SharePoint with Windows PowerShell
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure Central Administration
  • Administer SharePoint from the Command Line
  • Automate SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell
Module 4: Configuring Content ManagementThis module covers Configuring Content Management. It explains to students how to manage content (lists, libraries, items and documents).Lessons
  • Optimizing Content Storage and Access
  • Managing Site Content Types and Site Columns
  • Configuring the Managed Metadata Service
Lab : Lab A: Configuring List Throttling and Remote BLOB StorageLab : Lab B: Configuring Managed Metadata
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Optimize Content Storage and Access
  • Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
  • Configure the Managed Metadata Service
Module 5: Configuring Authentication
This module describes the process of how to administer authentication to SharePoint Web applications.
  • Understanding Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
  • Understanding Federated Authentication
Lab : Lab A: Configuring Custom AuthenticationLab : Lab B: Configuring Secure Store
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe Microsoft SharePointServer 2010 authentication.
  • Describe SharePoint Server 2010 federated authentication.
Module 6: Securing ContentThis module details how to manage security of SharePoint content within a Web application.Lessons
  • Administering SharePoint Groups
  • Implementing SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
  • Securing and Auditing SharePoint Content
  • Configuring Security for SharePoint Content
Lab : Configuring Security for SharePoint Content
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Administer SharePoint Groups
  • Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
  • Secure and Auditing SharePoint Content
  • Configure Security for SharePoint Content
Module 7: Managing SharePoint CustomizationsThis module enables students to manage customizations to the SharePoint environment.Lessons
  • Customizing Microsoft SharePoint
  • Deploying and Managing Features and Solutions
  • Configuring Sandboxed Solutions
Lab : Lab A: Administering Features and SolutionsLab : Lab B: Administering Sandboxed Solutions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Customize SharePoint installations to suit your organizational needs.
  • Deploy and manage SharePoint features and solutions.
  • Configure sandboxed solutions.
Module 8: Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Service ApplicationsThis module shows students how to manage the SharePoint service as a whole, as well as individual services and service applicationsLessons
  • Securing the Enterprise SharePoint Service
  • Securing and Isolating Web Applications
  • Services and Service Applications
Lab : Lab A: Administering SharePoint ServicesLab : Lab B: Configuring Application SecurityLab : Lab C: Configuring Service Applications
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Secure your enterprise-level SharePoint service.
  • Secure Web applications.
  • Configure SharePoint services and service applications.
Module 9: User Profiles and Social NetworkingThis module describes how to manage user profiles, My Sites, and social content.Lessons
  • Configuring User Profiles
  • Implementing SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features
Lab : Lab A: Configuring User ProfilesLab : Lab B: Administering My Sites
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure user profiles.
  • Implement SharePoint 2010 social networking features.
Module 10: Administering and Configuring SharePoint SearchThis module discusses how to administer and configure SharePoint Search.Lessons
  • Configuring Search
  • Refining Search
Lab : Lab A: Configuring SearchLab : Lab B: Tuning SharePoint Search
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure the search features of SharePoint Server 2010.
  • Refine searches in SharePoint 2010.
Module 11: Implementing Productivity Service ApplicationsThis module enables students to configure specific service applications.Lessons
  • Implementing Business Connectivity Services
  • Configuring Excel Services
  • Understanding PerformancePoint Services
  • Implementing InfoPath Forms Services
  • Implementing Visio Services Features
  • Implementing Access Services
  • Implementing Office Web Apps
Lab : Implementing Office Web Apps
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe business connectivity services.
  • Configure Excel services.
  • Describe PerformancePoint Services.
  • Configure InfoPath services.
  • Implement Visio services.
  • Implement Access services.
  • Install Office Web Apps.
Module 12: Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010This module teaches students how to install and upgrade to SharePoint 2010 in a variety of scenarios, and to keep SharePoint 2010 currentLessons
  • Installing SharePoint Servers and Farms
  • Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
  • Evaluating Installations and Upgrades
  • Configuring SharePoint Operational Settings
  • Updating SharePoint
Lab : Lab A: Preparing SharePoint 2007 for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010Lab : Lab B: Upgrading SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install SharePoint servers and farms.
  • Upgrade SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010.
  • Plan SharePoint installations and upgrades.
  • Configure operational settings in SharePoint 2010.
  • Update SharePoint.
Module 13: Implementing Business Continuity
This module enables students to configure business continuity for SharePoint.
  • Protecting and Recovering Content
  • Working with Backup and Restore for Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing High Availability Solutions
Lab : Lab A: Implementing a Backup StrategyLab : Lab B: Implementing a Restore Strategy
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe how to protect content and recover content.
  • Perform backup and restore operations to mitigate against disasters.
  • Implement high availability solutions with SharePoint Server.
Module 14: Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint PerformanceThis module shows students how to monitor SharePoint performance, health, and usage, and to identify and remediate performance and health problems.Lessons
  • Monitoring Logs
  • Configuring SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • Configuring Usage Reports and Web Analytics
  • Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance
Lab : Lab A: Configuring SharePoint MonitoringLab : Lab B: Analyzing SharePoint HealthLab : Lab C: Reporting SharePoint Usage
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use monitoring logs to establish a baseline for performance monitoring.
  • Configure SharePoint Health Analyzer.
  • Configure both usage reports and Web analytics.
  • Monitor your SharePoint servers’ performance and optimize them.
Module 15: SharePoint Online and Office 365This module covers implementing sand administering Office 365 and SharePoint OnlineLessons
  • Introducing Office 365 and SharePoint Online
  • Setting Up Office 365
  • Administering SharePoint Online
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the components of Office 365 and compare the functionality of SharePoint Online to that of a SharePoint on-premise farm.
  • Create and configure an Office 365 subscription.
  • Secure SharePoint Online and integrate it with on-premise systems.
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Administering Active Directory® by creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, and  configuring Group Policy
  • Administering network infrastructure—DNS and TCP/IP connectivity
  • General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
  • Administering Microsoft SQL Server® 2005 or 2008 through creating logons, assigning roles and using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • One year’s experience using Windows PowerShell® cmdlets
  • General security and authentication practices

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