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SharePoint 2010 Configuration

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Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Course 10174

5 Day Instructor Led Course - 35 Contact Hours



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Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exams
Exam 70-677 TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring counts as credit toward the following certifications:

MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010


Course Overview

The course teaches students how to install, configure and administer SharePoint, and also manage and monitor sites and users by using SharePoint 2010.


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. The course is also intended for part time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) applications in conjunction with internal business customers.


At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Prepare for and install SharePoint 2010
• Configure the fundamental service and logical components of a SharePoint implementation
• Administer SharePoint using the user interface, the command line, and Windows PowerShell
• Manage content in Lists and Libraries
• Administer identities and authentication
• Secure content in SharePoint sites
• Manage customizations to a SharePoint implementation
• Configure SharePoint services and applications
• Configure SharePoint social networking features
• Manage SharePoint search
• Configure farms, servers, service applications, and web applications
• Install, upgrade, configure, and operate a SharePoint farm
• Configure high availability and recoverability
• Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have experience:

• Administering Active Directory: creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, configuring Group Policy
• Administering network infrastructure: DNS, TCP/IP connectivity
• General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
• Administering SQL Server 2005 or 2008: creating logons, assigning roles, using SQL Management Studio
• One year experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
• General security and authentication practices


Course Outline


Module 1: Introducing SharePoint 2010
The goal of this module is to enable students to prepare for and install the first server in a SharePoint 2010 farm.
Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
Prepare for SharePoint 2010
Install SharePoint 2010
Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010
Lab : Install SharePoint 2010
Exercise 1: Create Active Directory Accounts for SharePoint
Exercise 2: Install SharePoint Server Prerequisites
Exercise 3: Install SharePoint Server
Exercise 4: Run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard
Exercise 5:Configure the Farm with the Farm Configuration Wizard
Exercise 6 (Optional): Install a Language Pack
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the relationship between SharePoint, Active Directory, and SQL Server
Create the accounts and permissions that are required to install SharePoint
Identify the role of the Prerequisite Installer
Install the first server in a SharePoint farm

Module 2: Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure and administer the fundamental components of a SharePoint farm, including its configuration, logical structure, user-facing features, and underlying engine.
Perform Initial Farm Configuration
Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture
Lab : Create a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
Exercise 1: Create a Web Application
Exercise 2: Create a Site Collection
Exercise 3: Create a Site Collection in a New Content Database
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the high level structure, components, and functioning of the farm
Perform configuration of a SharePoint farm using the Farm Configuration Wizard
Understand the logical topology of SharePoint web apps, site collections, and sites
Experience SharePoint user-facing functionality
Create a Web application
Create a site collection
Configure managed paths
Create a content database

Module 3: Administering and Automating SharePoint
The goal of this module is to enable students to apply the full range of options for administering and automating SharePoint: Central Administration, STSADM, and Windows PowerShell. The module also introduces students to the logs, which are mentioned in several subsequent modules and are detailed in Module 14.
Configure Central Administration
Administer SharePoint from the Command Line
Automate SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Automate SharePoint with Windows PowerShell
Exercise 1: Add SharePoint Functionality to Windows PowerShell
Exercise 2: Delegate the Ability to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage SharePoint
Exercise 3: Report Web and Site Collection Properties
Exercise 4: Create Site Collections Using Windows PowerShell
Exercise 5: Create and Update Items
Lab : Administer SharePoint with Stsadm
Exercise 1: Execute Stsadm Commands
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Load Microsoft.SharePoint.Dll into Windows PowerShell 64bit.
Create a Windows PowerShell Script to Enumerate Webs
Create a Windows PowerShell Script to Create a SharePoint Site
Create a Windows PowerShell Script to Create/Update a ListItem
Automate common SharePoint tasks with Stsadm

Module 4: Configuring Content Management
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage content (lists, libraries, items and documents)
Optimize Content Storage and Access
Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
Configure the Managed Metadata Service
Lab : Configuring List Throttling and Remote BLOB Storage
Exercise 1: Configure List Throttling
Exercise 2: Enable FILESTREAM and Provision the RBS Data Store
Exercise 3: Install RBS on All SharePoint Web and Application Servers
Exercise 4: Configure the Blob Size Threshold for RBS
Lab : Configure Managed Metadata
Exercise 1: Configure and Implement Managed Metadata
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Configure List Query Thresholds
Setup Remote Blog Storage on a Content Database
Configure RBS
Migrate to and from RBS

Module 5: Configuring Authentication
The goal of this module is to enable students to administer authentication to SharePoint web applications.
Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers 
Federated Authentication
Lab : Configuring Custom Authentication
Exercise 1: Create the ASP.NET Membership Database
Exercise 2: Create a Web Applications that Uses Claim Based Authentication
Lab : Configuring Secure Store
Exercise 1: Create User Accounts for Access to External Data
Exercise 2: Configure Secure Store Services
Exercise 3: Configure Secure Store Unattended Accounts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create a custom authentication store using ASP.NET
Configure the default authentication method of a SharePoint Web application to use a custom membership provider
Understand how to configure Secure Store service
Setup an application to use Secure Store service

Module 6: Securing Content
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage security of SharePoint content within a Web application.
Administer SharePoint Users and Groups
Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
Secure and Audit SharePoint Content
Lab : Configuring Security for SharePoint Content
Exercise 1: Managing SharePoint Groups
Exercise 2: Creating Custom Permission Levels
Exercise 3: Managing List and ListItem Permission Inheritance
Exercise 4: Create a Web Application Policy
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Add users
Enable access requests
Configure SharePoint default groups
Experience the security trimmed interface
Create groups
Create custom permission levels
Explore Permission Inheritance
Assign Roles to Securable Objects

Module 7: Managing SharePoint Customizations
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage customizations to the SharePoint environment.
Customize SharePoint
Deploy and Manage Features and Solutions
Configure Sandboxed Solutions
Lab : Administering Features and Solutions
Exercise 1: Administering Features
Exercise 2: Administering Solutions
Lab : Administering Sandboxed Solutions
Exercise 1: Administering SandBoxed Solutions
Exercise 2: Modifying SandBoxed Solutions Timer Jobs
Exercise 3: Configuring Sandbox Points
Lab : Administering the Developer Dashboard
Configure the Developer Dashboard
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe and manage SharePoint features
Describe and manage SharePoint solutions (farm)
Describe sandboxed solutions
Describe function of sandboxed solution timer jobs
Configure sandbox solution resource points
Understand the developer dashboard
Understand how to enable and disable the developer dashboard

Module 8: Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Applications
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage the SharePoint service as a whole, as well as individual services and service applications.
Secure the Enterprise SharePoint Service
Secure and Isolate Web Applications
Configure Service Applications
Lab : Administer SharePoint Services
Exercise 1: Administer SharePoint Services
Exercise 2: Administer SharePoint Windows Services
Lab : Configure Application Security
Exercise 1: Configure Web Application and Application Pool Security
Exercise 2: Configure SSL Security (Optional)
Lab : Administer Service Applications
Exercise 1: Explore Service Applications
Exercise 2: Create a Service Application
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe and configure SharePoint services
Describe and configure SharePoint Windows services
Understand SharePoint and SQL Permissions requirements
Understand Application Pools and Identities requirements
Implement SSL Security
Find and manage service applications
Install a new service application

Module 9: Implementing Productivity Service Applications
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure specific service applications.
Implement Business Connectivity Services
Implement Excel Services Application
Implement PerformancePoint Services
Implement InfoPath Services
Implement Visio Services
Implement Access Services
Implement Office Web Apps
Lab : Implement Office Web Apps
Exercise 1: Install and Configure Office Web Apps
Exercise 2: Configure and Test the Office Web Apps in a Document Library
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe Office Web Apps features
Install Office Web Apps

Module 10: User Profiles and Social Networking
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage user profiles, My Sites, and social content
Configure User Profiles
Implement SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features
Lab : Lab 10 A: Configuring User Profiles
Exercise 1: Creating a Service Application
Exercise 2: Configuring User Profiles
Exercise 3: Connecting BDC to SharePoint Profiles
Exercise 4: Administering ForeFront Identity Manager
Lab : Configuring My Sites
Exercise 1: Configuring My Sites
Exercise 2: Creating a My Site
Exercise 3: Updating a User Profile
Exercise 4: Administering Colleagues
Exercise 5: Configuring Personal and Shared Documents
Exercise 6: Creating A My Site Personal Blog
Exercise 7: Administering My Tags and Notes
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Configure user profiles (Active Directory)
Configure import connections
Configure profile properties
Explore ForeFront Identity
Configure My Sites
Administer a My Site

Module 11: Administering and Configuring SharePoint Search
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure SharePoint Search.
Configure Search
Refine Search
Lab : Configure Search
Exercise 1: Create and Configure A Content Source
Exercise 2: Configure Search Settings
Exercise 3: Add and Configure A Search Scope
Lab : Refine Search
Exercise 1: Configure Relevance
Exercise 2: Create Keywords and Best Bets
Exercise 3: Configure a Thesaurus
Exercise 4: Configure Noise Words
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create and configure content sources
Modify the default search settings
Create and configure search scopes
Tweak relevance algorithms
Create keyword & best bets
Create and update thesaurus files
Create and update noise word files

Module 12: Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
The goal of this module is to enable students to install and upgrade to SharePoint 2010 in a variety of scenarios, and to keep SharePoint 2010 up-to-date.
Install SharePoint Servers and Farms
Upgrade to SharePoint 2010
Monitor and Troubleshoot installation and upgrade
Update SharePoint
Lab : Implementing Advanced SharePoint 2010 Installations
Exercise 1: Create a Multi-Server Farm
Exercise 2: Configure SharePoint Server Roles
Exercise 3: Install Language Packs
Lab : Scripting a SharePoint 2010 Install
Exercise 1: Creating a SharePoint 2010 Install Script
Exercise 2: Configuring SharePoint 2010 via Scripts
Exercise 3: Creating a SharePoint 2010 Service Applications Script
Lab : Implementing SharePoint 2007 Upgrade Requirements
Exercise 1: Defragmenting Content Databases
Exercise 2: Migrating Content Between Databases
Exercise 3: Truncating and Backing Up Content Databases
Exercise 4: Installing Cumulative Update (Oct 2009)
Exercise 5: Analyzing the Upgrade
Lab : Upgrading SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
Exercise 1: Upgrading the SharePoint Binaries
Exercise 2: Implement a Database Attach Upgrade
Exercise 3: Implementing a Visual Upgrade
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create a multi-server farm
Configure server roles
Install a language pack
Install SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 2
Install Cumulative Update (Oct 2009)
Perform a database attach upgrade
Perform a visual upgrade

Module 13: Implementing Business Continuity
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure business continuity for SharePoint
Lesson 1: Configure High availability
Lesson 2: Backup and Restore SharePoint
Lab : Implement a Backup Strategy
Exercise 1: Implement a Central Administration Backup Strategy
Exercise 2: Implement a Windows PowerShell Backup Strategy
Lab : Implement a Restore Strategy
Exercise 1: Implement a Central Administration Restore Strategy
Exercise 2: Perform a Partial Restore
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand backup options
Use Central Administration to back up your farm
Use Windows PowerShell to back up your farm
Restore your SharePoint farm from back up
Understand partial restore techniques

Module 14: Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance
The goal of this module is to enable students to monitor SharePoint performance, health, and usage, and to identify and remediate performance and health problems.
Monitor Performance
SharePoint Health Analyzer
Usage reports and web analytics
Monitor and Optimize SharePoint Performance
Lab : Configure Diagnostic Logging
Exercise 1: Configure Diagnostic Logging
Lab : Administer Logs with the ULS Viewer
Troubleshoot Correlation Errors
Lab : Configure Health Analyzer Rules
Configure Health Analyzer Rules
Lab : Build Reports Using the SharePoint Logging Database
Exercise 1: Configure the Logging Database
Exercise 2: Write Reports with the Logging Database
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Configuring diagnostic logging
Understand logging levels
Enable event throttling
Set log file size limits
Understand ULS Log file structure
Understand when to use the ULS Viewer
Explore SharePoint Health Analyzer
Understand Health Analyzer rules
Identify and monitor system performance bottlenecks