Class Info

Online Course: SharePoint 2010 Administration

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Course Overview

Great SharePoint Administrators must hold unique traits to set themselves and their work apart from others. This class is designed to take you to the next level in your understanding of SharePoint. We use a variety of lab exercises to ensure lecture sessions are backed up by hands on experience. With the instruction in the course, you will learn how to install & configure all major areas of the SharePoint farm. This course will cover all the advanced topics of the farm like scaled-out deployment, Service Applications setup and best practices.

Sessions

Session 01 – Overview –

SharePoint Pre-requisites

  • Hardware requirements
  • Software requirements
    • Windows Features & Roles
    • SharePoint Pre-requisites
  • AD requirements
    • Service accounts
    • User profile specific requirements
  • SQL Server Aliasing
  • Network Load balancers and DR

Session 02 – Kerberos –

Overview of Kerberos for SharePoint

    • Why do we need Kerberos?
    • Overview on what is required
    • Steps to implement Kerberos for:
      • SharePoint Web applications
      • SQL Online Transactional Processing
      • SQL Analysis Services
      • SQL Reporting Services

Session 03 – SharePoint Install 

  • Understanding the Accounts & Permissions
  • What is the Farm passphrase for?
  • Other considerations – scale out
  • SharePoint Offline installer
  • Central Administration settings and changes
  • Cumulative Updates

Session 04 – SharePoint Configuration –

  • Managed Accounts and what they do.
    • Capturing these accounts
  • Web application creation and considerations
  • Site Collection creation and considerations

Session 05 – SharePoint and Service Applications –

  • Service Application Creation
    • State Service
    • Usage Service
    • Managed metadata
  • What is Managed Metadata and how it works
  • Sharing Managed Metadata
  • Service Application Creation
    • User Profile setup and pitfalls
    • Secure Store Service

Session 06 – SharePoint and Service Applications Continued –

  • Performance Point Services
  • Web Analytics
  • Search Service
  • Excel Services
  • Business Connectivity Services
  • Visio Services
  • Access Services
  • PowerPivot

Session 07 – SharePoint and Services on Server –

Services on Server and considerations on splitting up the load on the farm

  • Resource intensive tasks
  • When to farm out?

Session 08 – SharePoint Features –

Intranet related functions

  • Understanding Content Types & how to use them
  • Content Type Syndication explained
  • What are Features?
  • List & Libraries
  • Out of the Box Workflow – Content Approval

Session 09 – Site Security and MySites –

  • Securing your site
    • Site permissions
    • Library & item Level permissions
    • Custom Permission Levels
    • Hands-on Lab: Site collection setup
  • MySites
    • Things to watch out for – governance
    • Setup & Configuration
  • Alternative Access Mapping
    • What it is and when to use it!

Session 10 – Sandboxing, Themes and Farming Out –

  • Sandboxed solutions
    • What is it and when to use it!
    • How to setup
  • Theming
    • Why do we have themes?
    • Installation
  • Farming Out – Extending your farm
    • Signs to watch out for
    • Site collection splitting
    • Splitting services
    • adding additional Servers

Session 11 – Performance Tuning –

  • SharePoint and tuning for performance
    • IIS Compression
    • List throttling and limits
    • Logs clogging up your performance?
    • Hardware changes
  • Caching
    • What is the Output Cache & when to use it
    • What is the Object Cache & when to use it
    • What is the Blob Cache & when to use it
    • Set up of logging & Caching with performance in mind
  • SQL Considerations for SharePoint
    • Splitting Database resources
      • Tiered storage
      • Drive Priority

Session 12 – Blob Storage, Useful SPS tools and SQL Maintenance plans –

  • Remote Blob Storage
    • To Blob or not to blob
  • SharePoint Admins toolkit
    • Useful tools and links
      • ULS viewer
      • Fiddler
      • PowerGUI
      • Spotlight
      • And more
  • SharePoint Backups
    • Different SharePoint options
      • Farm backup
      • Granular backups

Speaker


AndrewTS-picAndrew Thornton-Smith
, Andrew is the senior SharePoint consultant at Pragmatic Works South Africa based in Johannesburg. Andrew has worked with SharePoint for the last 7 years and used SharePoint since SharePoint 2003. Having done way too many deployments to remember and plenty restores of SharePoint after clients and developers have managed to tip them over the edge. I hope to empart some of my hard found knowledge and hopefully it will also prove to be useful to you!.

 

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