Thursday, December 1, 2016

Course 20332B - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Details

20332B - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013


Prerequisites and Overview
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/course.aspx?id=20332b

Before attending this course, students must have:


  • Completed Course 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, successful completion of Exam 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint 2013, or equivalent skills.
  • At least one year’s experience of mapping business requirements to logical and physical technical design.
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Experience managing software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • Deployed and managed applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud.
  • Administered Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Configured Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
  • Managed an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
  • Connected applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Implemented Claims-based security.

    Suggested Classes

    SharePoint
    20331 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
    55033 – SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
    50547 – SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration

    MCSA: Windows Server 2012

    20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
    20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    MCSA: SQL Server10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
    10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

    PowerShell
    10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
    10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

    CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+

    Certification

    70-332 Study Guide – SharePoint Study Group Wiki
    http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/certification/server/w/wiki/507.332-advanced-solutions-of-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013.aspx#fbid=y1g2oVOukAH

    More from Tech Bytes
    MCSE SharePoint 2013
    http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2013/06/sharepoint-mcse.html

    PowerShell

    Index of Windows PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678226.aspx
    Command Builder
    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/TechNet/en-us/Office/media/WindowsPowerShell/WindowsPowerShellCommandBuilder.html

    Module 1 - SharePoint Server 2013 Architecture

    Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=299525
    Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
    Overview of mobile devices and SharePoint Server 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302034
    Create and configure communities in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302036
    Configure My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302037
    Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302039
    SharePoint feature availability across on-premises solutions
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302040
    O365
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dn788955
    Hybrid for SharePoint 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302043
    Technical Diagrams – Posters
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
    SharePoint Versions
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx


    Module 2 - Designing Business Continuity Management Strategies


    Updated - Supported high availability and disaster recovery options for SharePoint databases (SharePoint 2013)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx
    High availability and disaster recovery concepts in SharePoint 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302044
    Create a high availability architecture and strategy for SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc748824.aspx
    SharePoint 2013 Minimal Fault Tolerant Configuration
    http://www.itunity.com/article/sharepoint-2013-minimal-fault-tolerant-configuration-532
    Add web or application servers to farms in SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Cc261752.aspx

    Updated SQL Server Always On
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2014/03/20/Support-for-SQL-Server-Always-On-Async-Replication-with-SharePoint.aspx

    Request Manager in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj712708.aspx
    Request Management in SharePoint Server 2013 – Two Part Series
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013rm1.aspx
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013rm2.aspx
    Request Management Issues
    http://amolmeshe.blogspot.com/2013/05/sharepoint-2013-request-management.html
    Failover Timeout Value
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2010/05/03/database-mirroring-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx

    SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server Always On - High Availability SharePoint
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sambetts/archive/2013/04/24/sharepoint-2013-and-sql-server-alwayson-high-availability-sharepoint.aspx
    SQL Versions
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc645993.aspx#High_availability
    DMP
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287757(v=office.14).aspx
    Latest on DMP and SharePoint
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh758034(v=sc.12).aspx
    SharePoint 2013 Backup with PowerShell and Task Scheduler
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/02/23/sharepoint-2013-backup-with-powershell-and-task-scheduler-for-beginners.aspx

    Best practices for virtualization (2010)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh295699(v=office.14).aspx
    Use best practice configurations for the SharePoint 2013 virtual machines and Hyper-V environment
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ff621103(v=office.15).aspx
    Moving Search Server
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj862356.aspx
    Moving Search Databases
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj729803.aspx Configuring IIS 7.5 Shared Configuration
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/meamcs/2012/05/30/configuring-iis-7-5-shared-configuration/

    Module 3 – Service Applications

    SharePoint 2013 service applications - Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=299540

    Operations for SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289.aspx
    Site and Solution Administration 2010 (Oldie but a goodie - still applies to 2013)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794341(v=office.14).aspx
    Service Application Dependencies
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg983005.aspx

    Module 4 - BCS - Business Connectivity Services

    SSS – Secure Store Service
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806866.aspx
    BCS – Business Connectivity Service
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161283.aspx
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163782.aspx
    Free Chapter 11 on BCS from Professional SharePoint 2010 Development
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh144965.aspx
    Changing Throttling Limits – 2000 by default
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bcs/archive/2010/02/16/bcs-powershell-introduction-and-throttle-management.aspx
    Create ECT using SharePoint Designer 2013
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj220063.aspx
    http://lightningtools.com/bcs/creating-an-external-content-type-with-sharepoint-designer-2013/
    Change time from UTC to Local
    http://phadnisblog.com/2013/06/26/bcs-external-list-shows-wrong-date-time/

    Module 5 - People

    Server-to-server authentication and user profiles in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302080
    AD Import – Step by Step
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/meacoex/archive/2013/08/04/step-by-step-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx
    UPA – Step by Step
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/02/18/sharepoint-2010-2013-user-profile-synchronization.aspx
    Oldie but Goodie
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx
    AD Import Mappings
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx

    User Profile – Helpful PowerShell
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx
    SharePoint User Profile Synchronization Service AutoFixer
    http://sharepointbjorn.com/2014/06/25/user-profile-synchronization-autofixer/

    Cleanup Obsolete Users and Groups and more in this article …
    Maintain user profile synchronization settings in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014(v=office.15).aspx
    UPSA Synchronization
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Ff681014.aspx
    User's Account Name Changed in Active Directory. How to Sync it in SharePoint?
    Read more: http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/01/user-login-name-changed-in-ad-how-to-sync-with-sharepoint.html#ixzz3jrIWkiJf
    http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/01/user-login-name-changed-in-ad-how-to-sync-with-sharepoint.html

    Account SID’s
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/marios_mo_betta_blog/archive/2012/07/05/account-sid-s.aspx
    Debug Missing Pictures
    http://sharepointconnoisseur.blogspot.com/2013/08/how-to-debug-user-missing-picture.html
    Create and configure communities in SharePoint Server 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219543(v=office.15).aspx
    How to customize you community site badges
    http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-customize-you-community-site.html

    Module 6 - Productivity and Collaboration

    Oauth - Configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.aspx
    Manage server-to-server authentication (OAuth) and partner applications in Skype for Business Server 2015
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj204817.aspx
    Error - “We’re still collecting the latest news…”
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpriem/archive/2012/08/20/sharepoint-2013-preview-newsfeeds-showing-nothing.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage

    What's new in workflow in SharePoint Server 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219638.aspx
    Azure Workflow Manager
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163276.aspx
    SharePoint Designer 2013 – Workflow
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163272.aspx
    Getting Started with SharePoint Server 2013 Workflows
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj227177(v=office.15).aspx
    Workflow Manager Farms for SharePoint 2013 – Spencer Harbar
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/wfm1.aspx
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/wfm2.aspx
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/wfm3.aspx
    http://www.harbar.net/articles/wfm4.aspx

    Workflow conditions quick reference (SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj822976.aspx
    Workflow actions quick reference (SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj164026.aspx
    List of known issues in SharePoint 2013 designer

    Co-authoring administration in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718235.aspx
    Good Co-authoring Overview in SharePoint 2013
    http://en.share-gate.com/blog/co-authoring-documents-sharepoint-2013
    Overview of co-authoring in SharePoint 2013 (limit max users)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718249.aspx
    Project Server 2013 - Install and configure for Project Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc197280(v=office.15).aspx

    More on Workflows from the Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-workflows.html
  • Module 7 - BI - Business Intelligence

    What’s New in Business Intelligence
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj542395.aspx
    Compare Excel Services vs Excel using WOPI
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/comparing-excel-services-in-sharepoint-to-excel-web-app-HA102832426.aspx
    Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint (SharePoint 2013)
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/anneste/2014/10/31/configure-an-environment-for-apps-for-sharepoint-sharepoint-2013/

    Power BI for Office 365
    http://blogs.office.com/b/office-news/archive/2013/07/08/announcing-power-bi-for-office-365.aspx
    Power Query, enabling customers to easily search and access public data and their organization's data, all within Excel (formerly known as "Data Explorer"). Power Map, a 3D data visualization tool for mapping, exploring and interacting with geographic and temporal data (formerly known as product codename "Geoflow"). Power Pivot for creating and customizing flexible data models within Excel.
    Power View for creating interactive charts, graphs and other visual representations of data.
    Introducing Power BI for Office 365
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2013/07/08/introducing-power-bi-for-office-365.aspx
    Power BI FAQ
    http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/2013/07/07/what-powers-power-bi-in-office-365.aspx
    Configure Power Pivot for SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn456880.aspx

    Visio – Stencils contain more than 300 icons including SharePoint
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35772

    Module 8 - Enterprise Search

    Search Reports
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219611.aspx
    Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219499
    Query Suggestions from Microsoft
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441
    Query spelling Suggestions from community
    http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-for-the-masses/
    Query Spelling Suggestions Revisit
    http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-masses-revisited/
    Seed Search Suggestions via PowerShell
    http://www.dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheday/archive/2012/09/18/how-to-seed-search-suggestions-in-sharepoint-2013-preview.aspx
    http://sharepoint-community.net/profiles/blogs/sharepoint-2013-configure-search-suggestions-using-poweshell
    Search Verticals (formally called Scope)
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/tothesharepoint/2013/11/12/how-to-add-a-custom-search-vertical-to-your-search-results-page-in-sharepoint-2013/

    Manage query suggestions in SharePoint Server 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441.aspx
    SharePoint 2013: Tips for Troubleshooting Search Suggestions
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/16640.sharepoint-2013-tips-for-troubleshooting-search-suggestions.aspx
    Continuous Crawls - The default interval every 15 minutes. Shortest interval possible every 1 minute.
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219802.aspx
    SP2010 Search *Explained: Crawling (Note that is still applies in theory)
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint_strategery/archive/2012/10/30/sp2010-search-explained-crawling.aspx
    SharePoint Search and Deadlocks in SQL Server
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint_strategery/archive/2014/02/10/sharepoint-search-and-deadlocks-in-sql-server.aspx

    Search Query Tool – Awesome Tool!
    http://sp2013searchtool.codeplex.com/
    KQL
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911.aspx

    Test Lab Guide: Highly Available SharePoint Server 2013 Search topology
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn271768.aspx

    Missing Search Dictionary
    http://www.jrjlee.com/2013/02/the-search-dictionaries-term-store.html

    Module 9 - ECM - Enterprise Content Management

    Shredded Storage
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2012/11/12/introduction-to-shredded-storage-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx

    Overview of eDiscovery and in-place holds in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161516.aspx

    Differences between a records archive and in-place records
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424394.aspx

    Record Center – File Plans
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261708.aspx

    Composite Solutions
    https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/SharePoint-Conference/2012/SPC027

    Content Types
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-or-customize-a-site-content-type-27eb6551-9867-4201-a819-620c5658a60f?CorrelationId=81f75ff7-85a9-4a44-af73-9a9940f2baf9&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    Module 10 - WCM - Web Content Management

    New Publishing Templates in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj635881.aspx
    Cross Site Publishing
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj656774.aspx
    Master Page Preview File – More on oslo.preview seattle.preview
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj927173.aspx
    Design Manager – MSDN
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj822363.aspx
    Design Channels – MSDN
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj862343.aspx
    Configure Search Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj679900.aspx
    Configure refiners and faceted navigation in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj679902.aspx
    SharePoint 2013 Design Manager device channels
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303710
    More on Device Channels
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj673030.aspx
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff393836.aspx
    http://www.packtpub.com/article/branding-sharepoint-with-device-channels-and-design-packages
    Good Article on Mobile Device Design (5 parts)
    http://blog.christian-heindel.de/2012/07/23/mobile-devices-and-sharepoint-2013-part-i-overview/
    List of Agents
    http://user-agents.org/
    Responsive Web Design
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/hh653584.aspx
    Image Renditions
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj720398.aspx

    Module 11 - Managing Solutions

    Installation and Deployment of a Farm Solution in SharePoint 2010
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303711
    Upgrading a Farm Solution in SharePoint 2010
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303712
    Un-installation and Retraction of a Farm Solution
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303713
    Sandboxed Solutions – Metrics
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee335711.aspx
    SharePoint Feature Administration and Clean Up Tool
    https://featureadmin.codeplex.com/

    Module 12 – Apps

    "Apps for SharePoint" is changing to "SharePoint Add-ins"
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp179930.aspx

    Install and Manage Apps for SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161232.aspx

    Setting up your App domain for SharePoint 2013
    http://sharepointchick.com/archive/2012/07/29/setting-up-your-app-domain-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx
    How To Configure SharePoint 2013 On-Premises Deployments for Apps
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspfe/archive/2013/01/31/configuring-sharepoint-on-premise-deployments-for-apps.aspx
    Setting up your App domain for SharePoint 2013 via PowerShell
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/tomvan/archive/2012/11/20/prepare-sharepoint-2013-
    server-for-app-development-create-an-isolated-app-domain-powershell-script.aspx

    Planning for the New Apps Model
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161237.aspx

    SharePoint app model - Download the SharePoint 2013: App Overview for IT Pro
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30373
    Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint (SharePoint 2013)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161236.aspx
    Manage the App Catalog in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161234.aspx
    App permissions in SharePoint 2013
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp142383.aspx

    Multiple domain functionality to Apps - March PU – Note reverse proxy requirement
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn144963.aspx

    1 Fab 40 App and Only One http://www.threewill.com/inspect-adapt/
    http://www.threewill.com/fab-40-templates-for-sharepoint-2013-download/

    DNS Fix for Local Development Platform
    http://www.justinkobel.com/post/2014/06/25/Develop-On-Prem-SharePoint-Hosted-Apps-without-DNS-Admin

    Free Apps from Codeplex
    https://apps.codeplex.com/releases/view/91377

    Module 13 – Governance

    Site Policy
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219569.aspx
    Best Practices
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12438.sharepoint-2013-best-practices.aspx
    Governance Planning
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff598584(v=office.15)
    Operations for SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289(v=office.15).aspx

    Governance Overview
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263356

    IT governance in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262883.aspx
    Information management and governance in SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/cc262900.aspx
    Application management and governance in SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/dn531035.aspx

    SharePoint 2010 Governance Planning
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=401

    Governance 101: Best practices for creating and managing team sites
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/governance-101-best-practices-for-creating-and-managing-team-sites-HA101847542.aspx

    Community Best Practices for SharePoint 2013
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12438.community-best-practices-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx

    Module 14 - Upgrading and Migrating

    Tech Center
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/fp142375.aspx
    Planning worksheet – Download
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303733
    Farm Documentation
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391.aspx
    Document your Permissions
    http://briantjackett.com/archive/2013/07/01/powershell-script-to-enumerate-sharepoint-2010-or-2013-permissions-and.aspx
    older post http://www.briantjackett.com/archive/2009/04/24/the-power-of-powershell-and-sharepoint-enumerating-sharepoint-permissions-and.aspx Database-Attach Checklist (SharePoint 2013)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607663.aspx
    Search First Migration
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ashishranjan/2014/10/29/consuming-sp2013-search-on-sp2010-farm-a-step-towards-moving-to-sp2013/

    Migrate from classic-mode to claims-based authentication in SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg251985.aspx

    Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Step by Step
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/alimaz/2012/07/17/upgrading-from-sharepoint-2010-to-sharepoint-2013-step-by-step/

    Upgrade site collections to SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219474.aspx
    Manage Site Collection Upgrades
    http://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/jj219599.aspx
    Run site collection health checks in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219720.aspx
    Introduction to Upgrade – Bill Baer
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2012/07/17/introduction-to-upgrade-in-sharepoint-server-2013.aspx
    Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes 5 hours to install?
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/russmax/archive/2013/04/01/why-sharepoint-2013-cumulative-update-takes-5-hours-to-install.aspx

    Upgrade Tools
    http://blog.fpweb.net/7-sharepoint-2013-upgrade-tools-you-cant-live-without/
    Update Checklist for Site Collections
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219531(v=office.15)
    Common Issues for Site Collections
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219648
    Restart Upgrade
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff382638
    PowerShell for Evaluation Site Collections
    http://blog.fpweb.net/sharepoint-2013-evaluation-site-collections
    Manage site collection upgrades to SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219599.aspx
    SharePoint 2010 Upgrade Whitepaper and Links
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3837
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303309(v=office.14).aspx
    SP1
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2014/04/sharepoint-2013-sp1.html
  • OOS  Office Online Server version compatibility list
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219456(v=office.16).aspx

    SMAT
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53598
    SMAT Reports
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Migration-Assessment-Scan-Reports-Roadmap-5bf2619b-14fd-421c-8b84-869743f1eca2?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    Test lab guides for SharePoint Server 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh872914.aspx

    Install a software update (SharePoint 2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff806338.aspx
    SharePoint patching demystified
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2014/08/18/sharepoint-patching-demystified/

    More Upgrade Resouces from Bill Baer
    Learn more about SharePoint Server 2013 Learn more about upgrade and migration in SharePoint Server 2013 Use Windows PowerShell to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 and migrate data Troubleshoot site collection upgrade issues in SharePoint 2013 Review site collections upgraded to SharePoint 2013

    Extras - Appendix

    Planning worksheets for SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262451.aspx Overview of SharePoint 2013 Multilingual Features
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mvpawardprogram/archive/2013/08/05/overview-of-sharepoint-2013-multilingual-features.aspx Distributed Cache (info and downloadable content)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219572.aspx
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35557 Find Content about SharePoint 2013
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/find-content-about-sharepoint-server-2013-HA103047055.aspx

    SharePoint: Upgrade 2010 content to 2013
    http://blog.armgasys.com/?p=275

    20339-1A: Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

    Course Details

    Course 20339-1: Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=20339-1

    About this course

    This five-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment.

    This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

    Audience profile

    The course is targeted at experienced IT professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud.

    Students typically have more than one year of hands-on experience* with planning and maintaining SharePoint and two years’ experience with other core technologies on which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

    The minimally qualified candidate typically:

    • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint 2016.

    • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.

    • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.

    • Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.

    • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

    • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.


    Suggested Classes

    More from the Cloud Engineer - SharePoint Classes
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/course-list.html

    SharePoint
    20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
    20339-2 – Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
    55033 – SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
    50547 – SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration
    MCSA: Windows Server 2012

    20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
    20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
    MCSA: SQL Server
    10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
    10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    PowerShell
    10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
    10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

    Certification

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    SharePoint MCSE
    https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx
    MCSE SharePoint 2013 – Certification Information
    http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2013/06/sharepoint-mcse.html
    MCSE SharePoint 2016 – Certification Information
    http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2016/06/sharepoint-2016-mcse.html

    PowerShell

    Index of Windows PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2016
    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/SharePoint-2016-Powershell-c7f8814f

    Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2016"

    Explore SharePoint Server 2016 (New,Deprecated,Removed)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261970(v=office.16)

    SharePoint 2016 - New Features
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121(v=office.16).aspx

    SharePoint 2016 – Deprecated or Removed
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

    Office Online Server
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219456(v=office.16).aspx

    Browser Support List
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526(v=office.16).aspx

    More from the Cloud Engineer - Versions
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html

    Module 2, “Designing an Information Architecture"

    Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.16).aspx
    Technical Diagrams – Posters
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
    More from the Cloud Engineer
    Web Application vs Site Collection vs Site
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html
    Compare Versions
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html
    Special Characters
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-SharePoint-Server-2016-089369b5-c3d4-4551-8bed-22b2548abd3b

    Module 3 “Designing a Logical Architecture"


    Module 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"

    Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint Server 2016

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16)
    Hardware (MSDN)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16).aspx
    Virtualization (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607968(v=office.15).aspx
    Best Practice Hyper-V (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103.aspx
    Technical Diagrams – Posters
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

    Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2016"

    Why Use OOS
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/pla/2016/03/12/why-office-online-server-is-essential/
    OOS – OWA Replacement
    https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/office-online-server-now-available/
    OOS Installation
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.16).aspx

    Office Online Server and SharePoint Server 2016 (https)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346470(v=office.16).aspx

    Reset Farm PassPhrase
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607568.aspx

    Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"

    Create Web Application (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261875(v=office.15).aspx

    Comparison of host-named site collections and path-based site collections (2013)

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx

    Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint Server 2016

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391(v=office.16).aspx

    Unhide Blank Site Template
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/fe0bcb0b-e7d7-4271-8f7f-d13920f178e7/how-to-create-blank-site-collection-in-sharepoint-2016?forum=sharepointadminlegacy
    http://www.sharepointpals.com/post/How-to-Create-a-Blank-Site-Collection-and-a-Blank-Sub-Site-on-SharePoint-2013

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    Web app vs site collection vs site
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html
    Site Collection Owner vs Site Collection Administrator
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2015/04/site-collection-administrators.html
    Web Template List
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/09/site-templates.html

    Module 7 “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"


    More from The Cloud Engineer
    SharePoint Versions
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/versions.html


    Module 8 “Managing users and permissions, and securing content"

    Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Understanding-permission-levels-in-SharePoint-87ecbb0e-6550-491a-8826-c075e4859848

    Update – Refresh AD User Group Membership
    http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/14649/why-are-user-permissions-set-in-ad-not-updated-immediately-to-sharepoint
    https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/86169-sharepoint-2013-permissions-controlled-by-ad-security-group-will-not-update

    Nested AD Groups
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261972.aspx

    TDE on Content Databases
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/rycampbe/2013/10/14/securing-sharepoint-harden-sql-server-in-sharepoint-environments/

    More from the Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/auditing-in-sharepoint.html

    Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2016"

    Exchange
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704552(v=office.16).aspx

    Server to Server (Oauth)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/jj219546(v=office.16).aspx

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/10/sharepoint-authentication.html

    Module 10 “Securing a SharePoint 2016 Deployment"

    Anti-Virus
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/952167

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/sharepoint-security.html

    Module 11 “Managing Taxonomy"

    Column – How to Add
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-change-or-delete-a-column-in-a-list-or-library-HA102771913.aspx
    Column Types
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Site-column-types-and-options-0d8ddb7b-7dc7-414d-a283-ee9dca891df7?CorrelationId=116cd688-8ffe-42fc-ae51-573a52b48dfe&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&ocmsassetID=HA010302196
    Custom File Retention Schedule
    https://www.itunity.com/article/custom-sharepoint-retention-policy-work-2726

    Site Collection Features
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Enable-or-disable-site-collection-features-a2f2a5c2-093d-4897-8b7f-37f86d83df04

    Site Features
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Activate-features-for-sites-787f3ba1-9df6-480a-ab4c-9f4525490cb9

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/managed-metadata-service_04.html

    Module 12 “Configuring User Profiles"

    LDAP Search Filters
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa746475(v=vs.85).aspx
    LDAP Search Filter Examples
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/5392.active-directory-ldap-syntax-filters.aspx
    LDAP Query Basics
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996205(v=exchg.65).aspx

    AD Import Setup (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219646.aspx
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/meacoex/2013/08/04/step-by-step-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013/

    AD Mappings
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx

    Monitor AD Import Using ULS
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2012/07/23/sp13adi.aspx
    Monitor AD Import Using PowerShell – Dev Only
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/bettertogether/2014/08/04/monitoring-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013-user-profiles/

    Audience (2010 Latest Found)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263065(v=office.14).aspx

    Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"

    KQL
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911.aspx

    Search Planning
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263400(v=office.16).aspx

    Scale search for Internet Sites in SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn342836(v=office.16).aspx

    Reasons for a Full Crawl (2013 Latest)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4356bad9-de1d-4e81-b049-17248b4a86c1#Plan_full_crawl

    Promoted Search Results (2013 Latest)
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34049.sharepoint-2013-promoted-search-results.aspx

    New Visual Best Bets (2013 Latest)
    https://talesfromitside.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/sharepoint-2013-and-the-new-visual-best-bets/

    Module 14 “Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2016 Environment"

    Configure diagnostic logging in SharePoint (2016)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748656(v=office.16).aspx
    View data in the logging database in SharePoint (2016)https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj715694(v=office.16).aspx
    Health Monitoring (2016)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681489(v=office.16).aspx

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    PAL
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/05/pal.html
    TroubleShooting Tools – Fiddler WireShark ULSViewer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html

    Appendix

    PowerShell for SharePoint

    Use Windows PowerShell to administer SharePoint 2016
    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/SharePoint-2016-Powershell-c7f8814f

    Index of Windows PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678226.aspx
    Use Windows PowerShell to administer SharePoint 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806878.aspx
    Command Builder SharePoint 2013
    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/TechNet/en-us/Office/media/WindowsPowerShell/WindowsPowerShellCommandBuilder.html


    More Info

    Office Visio Stencil
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=35772
    SQL Server 2016 Dev Edition
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud-platform/sql-server-editions-developers

    Group Managed Service Accounts

    Do NOT use Group Managed Service Accounts in SharePoint
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14500.sharepoint-2013-service-accounts.aspx
    gMSA
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2012/12/16/windows-server-2012-group-managed-service-accounts/

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016

    20339-2A:Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

    Course Details

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=20339-2

    Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

    About this course

    This five-day course will teach you how to plan, configure, and manage the advanced features in a SharePoint 2016 environment. The special areas of focus for this course include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services. This course also focuses on social computing features, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features. Students also will learn about business intelligence solutions, Enterprise Content Management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. This course also covers how to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or a migration to SharePoint 2016.

    This is the second in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.Audience profile

    The course is targeted at experienced IT Professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud.

    Students typically should have more than four years of hands-on experience* planning and maintaining SharePoint Server and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 R2 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

    Students should have completed Course 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016, or have gained equivalent knowledge and experience before taking this course.

    The minimally qualified candidate typically:

    • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with Microsoft SharePoint Online.

    • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.

    • Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.

    • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

    • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

    * The hands-on experience or job experience should be from a solutions-based role where the candidate has worked on multiple solutions in the SharePoint Server space that includes document management, content management, and search.

    Suggested Classes


    SharePoint

    20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
    20339-2 – Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
    55033 – SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
    50547 – SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration

    MCSA: Windows Server 2012

    20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
    20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    MCSA: SQL Server
    10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
    10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

    PowerShell

    10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
    10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

    CompTIA
    A+, Network+, Security+

    Certification – SharePoint MCSE


    Microsoft
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/mcse-productivity-certification.aspx

    TEchBytes - MCSE SharePoint 2016

    http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2016/06/sharepoint-2016-mcse.html

    PowerShell

    More from The Cloud Engineer’s Companion Site
    http://powershell101.blogspot.com/

    Index of Windows PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2016
    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/SharePoint-2016-Powershell-c7f8814f

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2016

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    SharePoint Features Comparison
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html

    What is Deprecated or Removed in SharePoint 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

    Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.16).aspx

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16

    SharePoint 2016: What is in it?
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/31020.sharepoint-2016-what-is-in-it.aspx

    MinRole Services
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt667910(v=office.16).aspx

    Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016

    Office 365 Roadmap
    http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/roadmap

    Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj838715(v=office.16).aspx

    Hybrid Search Models (2013)
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Hybrid-search-in-SharePoint-1a7269ba-5aa7-481b-b608-030c58fa932e
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepoint_strategery/2015/05/12/the-upcoming-cloud-ssa-and-next-generation-hybrid-search-initial-thoughts/

    Cloud SSA 2016
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/spses/2015/09/15/cloud-hybrid-search-service-application/

    Module 3: Designing business continuity management strategies

    Database types and descriptions in SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868(v=office.16).aspx

    Operations for SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289(v=office.16).aspx

    Backup, Restore, Move, Rename, or Manage Service Application Databases
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc825329(v=office.16).aspx

    Best Practice Virtualization (sp2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ff621103(v=office.15).aspx

    SharePoint 2016 Managing Central Administration web Application – Provisioning and Unprovisioning
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34220.sharepoint-2016-managing-central-administration-web-application-provisioning-unprovisioning.aspx

    Module 4: Planning and implementing Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service

    Configure the Secure Store Service in SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806866(v=office.16).aspx

    BCS Setup via PowerShell
    http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2016/05/create-bdc-service-application-in-sharepoint-2013-2016-using-powershell.html

    Module 5: Configuring productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment

    SharePoint Apps or Add-ins? (MSDN)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp161507.aspx

    SharePoint Add-ins (MSDN)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp179930.aspx

    Module 6: Managing solutions in Microsoft SharePoint 2016

    Transform Solutions into Add-ins
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/pnp_articles/transform-farm-solutions-to-the-sharepoint-app-model

    Sandbox Solutions Deprecation
    https://dev.office.com/blogs/removing-code-based-sandbox-solutions-in-sharepoint-online
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepointdev/2014/01/14/deprecation-of-custom-code-in-sandboxed-solutions/

    Site Collection Features
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Enable-or-disable-site-collection-features-a2f2a5c2-093d-4897-8b7f-37f86d83df04

    Site Features
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Activate-features-for-sites-787f3ba1-9df6-480a-ab4c-9f4525490cb9

    Module 7: Connecting people

    MIM SP1
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2016/10/06/Microsoft-Identity-Manager-2016-Service-Pack-1-is-now-available.aspx

    MIM - Microsoft Identity Manager – Right Option Chart
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627723(v=office.16).aspx

    Deploy a new Microsoft Identity Management (MIM) server
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt637055.aspx

    Overview & Setup of MIM Configuration as External Identity Manager in SharePoint 2016
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/spses/2016/07/19/overview-setup-of-mim-configuration-as-external-identity-manager-in-sharepoint-2016/

    SharePoint 2016 User profile Service Step by Step: Configuration of MIM 2016

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33745.sharepoint-2016-user-profile-service-step-by-step-configuration-of-mim-2016.aspx

    MIM Series Supporting SharePoint
    http://thesharepointfarm.com/microsoft-identity-manager-series/

    Multi Domain MIM
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33867.mim-with-sharepoint-server-2016-user-profile-add-more-active-directory-domain-for-synchronization.aspx

    AD Mappings (2013)
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx

    Community Site Badge Bug
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/06dbd868-a612-4a9c-b918-00901b65a6a4/community-site-badges-not-displaying?forum=SP2016

    Customize Your Badge
    http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-customize-you-community-site.html

    More From The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/user-profile.html

    More from Harbar.net
    http://www.harbar.net/archive/2016/08/25/Enabling-multiple-OUs-and-avoiding-credential-touch-up-with-the.aspx

    Githup Toolkit (Warning Test First!) – outdated
    https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP-Tools/tree/master/Solutions/UserProfile.MIMSync

    Module 8: Planning and configuring web content management

    Product Catalog (2013)
    http://en.share-gate.com/blog/migrate-sharepoint-2013-what-is-product-catalog

    Product Catalog Setup (2013)
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/tothesharepoint/2013/02/13/how-to-set-up-a-product-centric-website-in-sharepoint-server-2013/

    Site Templates
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Using-templates-to-create-different-kinds-of-SharePoint-sites-449eccec-ff99-4cf3-b62e-dcfee37e8da4

    Machine Translation (2013)
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wbaer/2012/11/12/introduction-to-machine-translation-services-in-sharepoint-2013/

    Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management

    Record Center - Differences between a records archive and in-place records
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424394.aspx

    Site Archiving (good article on site archive options)
    http://www.microsofttrends.com/2014/08/13/developing-a-site-archiving-strategy-for-sharepoint/

    eDiscovery and In-place Holds (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161516.aspx

    Search for Sensitive Content (2013 2016 O365)
    https://blogs.office.com/2014/08/27/search-sensitive-content-sharepoint-onedrive-documents/

    eDiscovery and DLP Query (2016)
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mvpawardprogram/2016/01/13/data-loss-prevention-dlp-in-sharepoint-2016-and-sharepoint-online/

    eDiscovery Exchange 2016 Setup
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298021(v=exchg.160).aspx

    Compliance Center (O365)
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-document-deletion-policies-55e8d858-f278-482b-a198-2e62d6a2e6e5

    Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions

    PowerPivot Add-in
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52675

    Deploying SQL Server 2016 PowerPivot and Power View in a Multi-Tier SharePoint 2016 Farm (Step by Step)
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/mt674774%28SQL.130%29.aspx

    SharePoint 2016 Visio Service Application, Step By Step Guide
    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/35016.sharepoint-2016-visio-service-application-step-by-step-guide.aspx

    SSRS Future
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlrsteamblog/2016/11/17/simplifying-our-sharepoint-integration-story/

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/office-web-applications.html

    Module 11: Planning and configuring productivity and collaboration

    More from The Cloud Engineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/office-web-applications.html

    Excel Service Changes
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

    Onedrive Sync
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2903984

    Workflows on Sharepoint 2016 (2010 2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219638(v=office.16).aspx

    Working with Web Services in SharePoint 2013 Workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn567558.aspx

    More on Workflows from thecloudengineer
    http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-workflows.html

    Module 12: Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2016

    Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391(v=office.16).aspx

    Planning Worksheets for SharePoint (2013)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262451.aspx

    Update Databases to SharePoint 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303436(v=office.16).aspx

    Update Content Databases to SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299(v=office.16).aspx

    Upgrade Service Applications to SharePoint Server 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj839719(v=office.16).aspx

    Test-SPSite
    http://blog.fpweb.net/7-sharepoint-2013-upgrade-tools-you-cant-live-without

    ZDP - Zero Downtime Patching

    ZDP - SharePoint Server 2016 – Video
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt767550(v=office.16).aspx
    ZDP - SharePoint Server 2016 – Diagram with Steps
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt743024(v=office.16).aspx

    ZDP in SharePoint Server 2016
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/pla/2016/03/10/zero-downtime-patching-in-sharepoint-server-2016/

    ZDP with SharePoint Server 2016 Start to Finish
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sharepoint_foxhole/2016/08/04/zero-downtime-patching-with-sharepoint-server-2016-start-to-finish/

    PSConfig
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2015/09/09/why-we-recommend-require-to-run-the-configuration-wizard-also-for-security-fixes/

    NOTE MinRole is not required as per video, reboot after binaries or patch install

    Appendix

    Posters - Technical diagrams for SharePoint (2013 2016)
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

    Feature Pack 1 – New Shared MinRoles
    https://blogs.office.com/2016/09/26/announcing-feature-pack-1-for-sharepoint-server-2016-cloud-born-and-future-proof/

    Check Patch Level
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2016/08/23/sharepoint-does-not-have-a-build-version-full-stop/

    Track Changes in Word 2016
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Track-changes-in-Word-197ba630-0f5f-4a8e-9a77-3712475e806a?CorrelationId=b022e585-819d-4a05-9218-0fad8f1cd092&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US