Getting started with SharePoint 2013

  • SharePoint Foundation Architecture
  • SharePoint 15 Product SKUs
  • What’s New in SharePoint 2013
  • Windows PowerShell Primer

Installing SharePoint Server 2010

  • Hardware Requirements
  • Installing Prerequisite Software
  • Creating Dedicated Service Accounts
  • Installing SharePoint Server 2013
  • Creating the Farm and Configuration Database

Topology and Configuration

  • Understanding Farm Topologies
  • Configuring Managed Accounts
  • Managing Timer Jobs
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications by hand
  • Creating and Configuring Service Applications using PowerShell

Configuring Security and User Authorization

  • The Fundamentals of Claims-based Security
  • Configuring Integrated Windows Authentication with Kerberos vs. NTLM
  • Configuring Forms-based Authentication (FBA)
  • Outsourcing User Management to External Identity Providers such as Windows Live
  • Configuring a Trust to the Windows Azure Access Control Service (ACS)

Creating and Configuring Web Applications

  • Creating New Web Applications
  • Configuring Web Application
  • Managing Content Databases
  • Creating Site Collections
  • Configuring Self-service Site Collections

Managing Site Collections and Tenancies

  • Site Templates
  • Capacity Planning
  • Site Collection Security
  • Understanding Tenancies
  • Configuring Subscriptions

Business Connectivity Services

  • BCS Architecture External Data Sources
  • Creating and Configuring External Contents Types
  • Configuring Profile Pages and External Lists
  • BCS Enhancements involving OData Support
  • Using The Secure Store Service to configure Advanced Authentication Techniques

The Managed Metadata Service

  • Overview of the Managed Metadata Service
  • Enhancement to the Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2013
  • Creating and Managing Term Sets, Terms and Taxonomies
  • Working with Document Sets
  • Configuring a site collection as a Content Type Publishing Hub

Configuring the User Profile Service

  • Overview of User Profiles and Social Networking
  • Create and Configuring a User Profile Service Application (UPA)
  • Create and Configuring The User Profile Synchronization Service (UPS)
  • Creating and configuring Audiences
  • Creating and Managing My Sites
  • Understanding User Task Synchronization using the Work Management Service

Configuring a Search in SharePoint 2013

  • The New Unified Search Architecture of SharePoint 2013
  • Creating and Configuring Content Sources
  • Understanding the Content Processing Pipeline
  • Introduction to Result Sources, Result Types and Query Rules
  • Working with Managed Properties

Health Monitoring and Optimization

  • The Developer Dashboard
  • Working with ULS Logs
  • The Logging Database
  • Health Analyzer and Usage Reporting
  • Timer Jobs and Server Affinity
  • The New Request Manager in SharePoint 2013

Deploying and Monitoring Custom Solutions

  • Deploying and Managing Farm solutions and Sandboxed Solutions
  • Introduction to the new SharePoint App Model
  • Configuring SharePoint App Authentication using OAuth
  • Configuring SharePoint App Authentication using Server-to-server (S2S) Trusts

Preparing for Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery

  • Versioning and Restoring Documents
  • Configuring Recycle Bin Behavior
  • Backup and Restore of site collections, Content Database and Farms
  • Preparing for Disaster Recovery
  • Recovering the Farm After Server Failure

Upgrading Content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

  • Upgrade Concepts and Terminology
  • Deprecated Upgrade Techniques from SharePoint 2010
  • Preparing for Database Attach
  • Migrating Content

SharePoint 2010 UI Mode versus SharePoint