Monday, September 24, 2018

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 (5 Day) Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016
20339-2 (5 Day) Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016
55234 (5 Day) SharePoint 2016 Site Collections and Site Owner Administration
55198 (2 Day) Content Management for SharePoint 2016
SharePoint Legacy
55033 (5 Days) Site / Site collection Admin
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
Office 365
20347 (5 Day) Enabling and Managing Office 365
55234 (5 Day) SharePoint 2016 Site Collections and Site Owner Administration

PowerShell
10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0 / 4.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

Certification


MCSE Productivity Solutions Expert
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/mcse-productivity-certification.aspx
SharePoint MCSE (legacy)
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

More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/01/cool-powershell.html

Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2016"

Explore SharePoint Server 2016
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint/what-s-new/new-and-improved-features-in-sharepoint-server-2016
SharePoint 2016 – Deprecated or Removed
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint/what-s-new/what-s-deprecated-or-removed-from-sharepoint-server-2016

SharePoint 2019 - Deprecated or Removed
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint/what-s-new/what-s-deprecated-or-removed-from-sharepoint-server-2019

New or Removed (Community)
https://www.sharepointsky.com/sharepoint-server-2016-new-and-removed-features/
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
Multi-Tenancy (ISP or Hosted SharePoint)
Understanding multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn659286(v=office.16).aspx
General guidance for hosters in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn659287(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
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint/install/software-boundaries-and-limits-0 (docs)

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
https://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html
Special Characters
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Invalid-characters-in-file-or-folder-names-or-invalid-file-types-in-OneDrive-for-Business-64883a5d-228e-48f5-b3d2-eb39e07630fa
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"

Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.16).aspx
Plan sites and site collections in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263267(v=office.16).aspx

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

Module 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"

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

Office 365 Roadmap
https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-roadmap
http://www.roadmapwatch.com/
Linux (SQL)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/linux/sql-server-linux-setup
Database types and descriptions in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868(v=office.16).aspx

Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2016"

Offical - Install and configure SharePoint Server 2016 Guide
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262957(v=office.16).aspx
Slipstream SharePoint 2016
“Slipstream or not to slipstream that is the question”
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ronalg/2016/11/14/sharepoint-2016-slipstreaming-pus-andor-feature-pack-1/
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
OOS  Office Online Server version compatibility list
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219456(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
SQL Client Alias - cliconfg
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sowmyancs/2012/08/06/install-configure-sharepoint-2013-with-sql-client-alias/
Automated SharePoint 2010/2013/2016 PowerShell-based Installation Scripts
https://autospinstaller.com/

Sorry – No Server Core for You
https://absolute-sharepoint.com/2016/02/sharepoint-2016-frequently-asked-questions.html

PSConfig Steps at each task
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/25305.psconfig-steps-at-each-task.aspx
Step by Step Guide to SharePoint Server 2016 Installation Example
http://www.adapt-india.com/StepGuideSP2016Installation.aspx
https://www.sharepointsky.com/sharepoint-server-2016-installation/

Central Administration Provisioning or Unprovisioning (2016)
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34220.sharepoint-2016-managing-central-administration-web-application-provisioning-unprovisioning.aspx
MinRole Services
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt667910(v=office.16).aspx
SharePoint Multi-Tenancy - Spence Harbar
Multi-Tenancy Articles here (2010), here (2013), and on TechNet
IISRESET
Restarting IIS
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2003/cc758159(v=ws.10)
IISRESET Switches Defined – See Table 2-3 – noforce (1 min)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-2000-server/bb727092(v=technet.10)

More from The Cloud Engineer
SharePoint Install Guides
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2016/03/sharepoint-2016-rtm-installation.html
SharePoint PowerShell
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/01/cool-powershell.html

Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"


Create Web Application (2010)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288705(v=office.14).aspx
Create Web Application via PowerShell (2016)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-server/new-spwebapplication
Create Site Collection via PowerShell (2016)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-server/new-spsite

Comparison of host-named site collections and path-based site collections (2016)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/administration/host-named-site-collection-architecture-and-deployment

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
Guide to Host Named Site Collection (2013)
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/russmax/2013/10/31/guide-to-sharepoint-2013-host-name-site-collections/
Renaming Web Application (2010)
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/07/how-to-change-sharepoint-web-application-name-and-url.html
Renaming Web Application (2013)
https://www.risual.com/2013/04/26/sharepoint-2013-changing-the-name-of-a-web-application/
Pros/Cons of 3 Options to Change URL and Bindings for a Web Application in SharePoint Server (2010 2013)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/marj/2015/07/06/proscons-of-3-options-to-change-url-and-bindings-for-a-web-application-in-sharepoint-server/

Manage large lists and libraries in SharePoint (LVT – List View Threshold)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/manage-large-lists-and-libraries-in-sharepoint-b8588dae-9387-48c2-9248-c24122f07c59
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
Manage service applications in SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704544(v=office.16).aspx
Manage service applications in SharePoint 2013 (legacy service apps)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704544(v=office.15).aspx
Start and Stop a Service in SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704549(v=office.16).aspx
State Service Application 2016
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33962.sharepoint-2016-state-service-application-step-by-step.aspx
Word Automation Service 2016 (Required)
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2910363/some-document-conversion-services-in-sharepoint-server-are-not-secure

Share service applications across farms in SharePoint Server
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621100(v=office.16).aspx

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/
Set Permissions on Content Editor Web Part (2010 – 2016)
https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/51964008-84bd-4880-9d9e-1e81a1897cc1/how-to-set-permissions-on-a-content-editor-web-part?forum=sharepointcustomizationlegacy
More from the Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/auditing-in-sharepoint.html

Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2016"

SAML 1.1 Support
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sharepoint_me_in_the_right_direction/2017/02/17/does-sharepoint-2016-support-saml-2-0/

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

ADFS – Upgrade 2.1 or 3.0 (Note 2.1 use proxy 3.0 uses webapplication proxy)
https://goodworkaround.com/2013/9/20/howto---adfs-on-windows-server-2012-r2-with-office-365/
SharePoint Authentication and Session Management (2013)
http://blog.robgarrett.com/2013/05/06/sharepoint-authentication-and-session-management/
Oath - TechNetPlan Server to Server (Oauth)
https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/jj219546(v=office.16).aspx
Exchange trust certificates between farms in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704552(v=office.16).aspx
Share service applications across farms in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621100(v=office.16).aspx
Server-to-server authentication and user profiles in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/jj729797(v=office.16).aspx
Configure an on-premises partner application for Skype for Business Server 2015
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj204975.aspx
Old Reference
Server-to-server (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/jj219532(v=office.16).aspx
Establish OAuth Trust and Service Permissions on SharePoint Server 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj552524.aspx
SharePoint 2013 Site Mailboxes (Multi-part article)
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/21609.sharepoint-2013-site-mailboxes-14-configuration.aspx
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/21612.sharepoint-2013-site-mailboxes-24-activation.aspx
Claims Encoding (2013)
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13921.sharepoint-20102013-claims-encoding.aspx
Re-provision the Security Token Service Application (2010 – 2016 ok)
http://thesharegear.com/sts/
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sykhad-msft/2012/02/24/sharepoint-2010-nailing-the-error-the-security-token-service-is-unavailable/

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
Plan security hardening for SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262849(v=office.16).aspx
Custom AccessDenied.ASPX
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/31253.sharepoint-2013-how-to-create-a-custom-access-denied-page.aspx
More from The Cloud Engineer
Security
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/sharepoint-security.html
SQL Port Redirection
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2014/06/sql-admin-tips-and-tricks-for.html

SharePoint Deletion Log
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2016/03/sharepoint-deletion-log.html
Auditing in SharePoint
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/auditing-in-sharepoint.html

image
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance

Microsoft SharePoint Reflective XSS Vulnerability (fix June 13 2017 CU)
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8514
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3203432/descriptionofthesecurityupdateforsharepointserver2016june13-2017

Microsoft SharePoint Reflective XSS Vulnerability (fix 09/11/2018)
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8426
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4092459/description-of-the-security-update-for-sharepoint-enterprise-server

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
Content Types
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Introduction-to-content-types-and-content-type-publishing-e1277a2e-a1e8-4473-9126-91a0647766e5

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
Using XML Update MMS
https://cann0nf0dder.wordpress.com/2014/11/29/importing-taxonomy-to-sharepoint-using-powershell/
Gary Lapointe XML Solution MMS
Import-SPTerms
http://www.falchionconsulting.com/PowerShellViewer/Default.aspx?Version=SP2013&Cmdlet=Import-SPTerms
Export-SPTerms
http://www.falchionconsulting.com/PowerShellViewer/Default.aspx?Version=SP2013&Cmdlet=Export-SPTerms
Content Type Hub
How to do refresh all published content types on next update in Content Type Hub in SharePoint Office 365 Programmatically (CSOM)
http://www.sharepointpals.com/post/How-to-do-refresh-all-published-content-types-on-next-update-in-Content-Type-Hub-in-SharePoint-Office-365-Programmatically-(CSOM)
http://www.sharepointvoodoomagic.com/2011/07/refresh-all-published-content-types-on.html
Content Type Hub Possible Causes
http://morg.nl/2011/11/content-type-hub-not-working-possible-causes/
Add Languages
http://blog.wandinc.com/2013/05/how-do-you-add-language-translations-to.html
Working with Languages
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Work-with-multi-lingual-term-sets-D04098AF-282B-45C3-97CB-59363042C1B3
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 (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219646(v=office.16).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
Audience (2016)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Target-content-to-specific-audiences-33d84cb6-14ed-4e53-a426-74c38ea32293
Audience via PowerShell
http://blog.kuppens-switsers.net/sharepoint/toggle-audience-targeting-using-powershell/
USPA My Site SharePoint Personal Site instantiation queues (2013)
http://www.wictorwilen.se/sharepoint-2013-personal-site-instantiation-queues-and-bad-throughput
LDAP Naming Convention
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa366101(v=vs.85).aspx

SharePoint 2016 UPSA Cleanup (Part 1 2 3 4)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2018/04/08/sharepoint-the-complete-guide-to-user-profile-cleanup-part1/
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2018/04/08/sharepoint-the-complete-guide-to-user-profile-cleanup-part-2-2010/
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2018/04/08/sharepoint-the-complete-guide-to-user-profile-cleanup-part-3-2013/
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2018/04/08/sharepoint-the-complete-guide-to-user-profile-cleanup-part-4-2016/

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

Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"

KQL
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911.aspx
SharePoint Search Query Tool (2016 OK)
image_thumb6
https://github.com/SharePoint/PnP-Tools/tree/master/Solutions/SharePoint.Search.QueryTool

SharePoint Search Feed and Crawl (2013)
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/russmax/2013/06/28/sharepoint-2013-search-crawl-and-feed/

SP2013 Crawling *Explained (Part 1 and 2)
With VerboseEx logging enabled, the crawl of a single item (or interchangeably, a "document") can generate more than 6000 ULS events
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepoint_strategery/2015/01/26/sp2013-crawling-explained-orchestration-part-1/
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepoint_strategery/2015/03/24/sp2013-crawling-explained-starting-the-crawl-deep-dive-part-2/

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(v=office.16)

Manage continuous crawls in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219802(v=office.16).aspx

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/
Full Crawl (2013)
https://vigneshsharepointthoughts.com/2017/06/23/when-to-perform-a-search-full-crawl-in-sharepoint-2013/

more from the cloud engineer
SharePoint Search Query Tool
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2017/09/sharepoint-search-query-tool.html
SharePoint Search
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/sharepoint-2013-search.html

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
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219613(v=office.16).aspx

Distributed Cache in SharePoint Server 2016
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wbaer/2015/09/18/distributed-cache-in-sharepoint-server-2016-it-preview/
Overview Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server (2013)
(Microblog features, feeds, following, likes, and activity)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219700.aspx

Social computing terminology and concepts in SharePoint Server (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219804.aspx SharePoint 2016

Logging Area and Category in ULS
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34242.sharepoint-2016-logging-area-and-category.aspx

Timer Job Reference 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870(v=office.16).aspx
Create Custom Timer Jobs
http://sharepointpromag.com/sharepoint/understanding-timer-jobs-sharepoint-premises-and-azure-web-jobs-office-365
Missing Custom Timer Jobs
http://alispasset.blogspot.com/2013/11/custom-sharepoint-timer-jobs-are-not.html
Monitor SharePoint Timer Jobs via PowerShell
http://nikcharlebois.com/monitor-sharepoint-timer-job-execution-using-powershell/

Best practices for SQL Server in a SharePoint Server 2016 farm
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh292622(v=office.16).aspx

Shrink SharePoint Database
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ahmedamin/2017/08/10/shrink-sharepoint-database/

Visual Student Load Testing Tool (2013 2016) https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=SharePointTemplates.SharePointLoadGenerationTool

Load Testing SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013 (Full Session) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37x8cHK7qLU

More from The Cloud Engineer
PAL
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/05/pal.html
https://github.com/clinthuffman/PAL

TroubleShooting Tools – Fiddler WireShark ULSViewer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html

Developer Dashboard
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/developer-dashboard.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
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-server/?view=sharepoint-ps


More Info

Posters (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

Old Posters (2013)
https://web.archive.org/web/20140206201055/http://technet.microsoft.com:80/en-us/library/cc263199(v=office.15)

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
Comment on SharePoint Uservoice
https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/
SharePoint Books - Free
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/sharepointbooks.html
Dev Install – Single Server Installation & Configuration of SharePoint Server 2016
http://krossfarm.com/?p=366
gMSA and MSA (2013)
Do NOT use Managed Service Accounts or Group Managed Service Accounts in SharePoint 2013
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/

Friday, September 21, 2018

10982: Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 10

About this course

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=10982

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to support and troubleshoot Windows 10 PCs and devices in a Windows Server domain environment. These skills include understanding of Windows 10 features, how they can be used in an Active Directory environment and how to troubleshoot them.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).

  • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles.

  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components.

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 fundamentals.

  • Microsoft Windows Client essentials; for example, experience with Windows 10 or knowledge from the courses 20697-1 and 20697-2.

Certification

More from Microsoft and Tech Bytes
MCSE Windows
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/windows-certification.aspx

MCSA Windows 10
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/mcsa-windows-10-certifications.aspx

News -  Information from Born to Learn on next exam to complete MCSA
https://borntolearn.mslearn.net/b/weblog/archive/2015/12/07/certification-update-mcsa-windows-10-released

Windows 10 Courses

MCSE Windows 10 Courses
20698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10
20697-1B: Installing and Configuring Windows 10
20697-2B: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services
20695C: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications
20696C: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune

Additional Windows 10 Courses
20694 Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps

PowerShell

PowerShell
10961 (5 days) Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 (5 days) Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0
10962 (3 days) Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell®

PowerShell 101 Online
https://msdn.microsoft.com/powershell
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/heyscriptingguy/2015/06/11/table-of-basic-powershell-commands/

PowerSHell Keyboard Shortcuts

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/scripting/core-powershell/ise/keyboard-shortcuts-for-the-windows-powershell-ise

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678293.aspx

Windows 10 Updates

Build 17704 – Fall 2018 – Redstone 5

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/06/27/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-17704/

Course Outline

Module 1: Implementing a Troubleshooting Methodology
Windows Editions – Business
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness/Compare
Windows Editions – Home vs Pro
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-editions
Windows Requirements and Upgrade Specifications
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/Windows-10-specifications

Sysinternals
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb545021.aspx
DART - Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 10
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/mdop/dart-v10/index
MDOP
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack/
MDOP - Technet
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mdop.aspx

Hello – Biometric Sign-in
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17215/windows-10-what-is-hello
Hello for Business https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/keep-secure/manage-identity-verification-using-microsoft-passport

Win 10 Keyboard Shortcuts (Microsoft – pick windows 10)
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12445/windows-keyboard-shortcuts

How to Use Search – KQL
https://dev.office.com/sharepoint/docs/general-development/keyword-query-language-kql-syntax-reference

Module 2: Troubleshooting Startup Issues
Windows RE - Windows Recovery Environment
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/commercialize/manufacture/desktop/windows-recovery-environment--windows-re--technical-reference
Boot Menu
http://www.howtogeek.com/126016/three-ways-to-access-the-windows-8-boot-options-menu/
http://www.digitalcitizen.life/4-ways-boot-safe-mode-windows-10
BootRec
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/927392/use-bootrec.exe-in-the-windows-re-to-troubleshoot-startup-issues
Last Know Good (Legacy)
http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-restore-the-last-known-good-configuration-feature-in-windows-8-1/

Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring via MDOP
Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-desktop-optimization-pack/index
BitLocker FAQ
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/device-security/bitlocker/bitlocker-frequently-asked-questions
BitLocker GPO
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/device-security/bitlocker/bitlocker-group-policy-settings

Module 3: Troubleshooting Hardware and Device Drivers


USB Device Tree Viewer V3.0.3
http://www.uwe-sieber.de/usbtreeview_e.html

Microsoft Update Catalog
https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Home.aspx

Turn Off Driver Updates
http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/stop-automatic-driver-updates-windows-10

VHDX Explorer – View Corrupt Files (non-microsoft)
https://www.bitrecover.com/free/vhdx-viewer/

SSD and Defrag (Windows 8 Issues)
http://www.outsidethebox.ms/why-windows-8-defragments-your-ssd-and-how-you-can-avoid-this/

SSD and Trim
http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-see-if-trim-is-enabled-for-ssd-in-windows-10/

Storage Spaces
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12438/windows-10-storage-spaces

How to Prevent Windows from Automatically Updating Specific Drivers
https://www.howtogeek.com/263851/how-to-prevent-windows-from-automatically-updating-specific-drivers/

Module 4: Troubleshooting Remote Computers

Remote Desktop
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17463/windows-7-connect-to-another-computer-remote-desktop-connection

Remote Assistance
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50042

WinRM
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa384372(v=vs.85).aspx

Module 5: Resolving Issues with Network Connectivity Issues

Common IP Troubleshooting Commands via PowerShell
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/josebda/2015/04/18/windows-powershell-equivalents-for-common-networking-commands-ipconfig-ping-nslookup/

IE Dev F12
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/documentation/f12-devtools-guide/

Six Ways To Change Network Location
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6815-network-location-set-private-public-windows-10-a.html

IEEE
https://standards.ieee.org/develop/regauth/manid/index.html

IPv6 for the Windows
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2013/06/23/ipv6-for-the-windows-administrator-ipv6-fundamentals/

Firewall Basics (2003 / Windows XP SP2)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc755604(v=ws.10).aspx

Firewall with Advanced Security (Windows 7)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754274(v=ws.11).aspx

Windows 10 Limited network over Ethernet "Unidentified network"
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-networking/windows-10-limited-network-over-ethernet/a57ffdbc-a386-4e7a-b200-6aebc5134ad8?auth=1

IP Calculator
https://www.solarwinds.com/free-tools/advanced-subnet-calculator

Module 6: Troubleshooting Group Policy

GPO Search
http://gpsearch.azurewebsites.net/
GPO SpreadSheet
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25250

Secedit.sdb Local Database - Perform a Security Analysis
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/816119/how-to-use-the-secedit-sdb-database-to-perform-a-security-analysis-in

WinRM via GPO
https://michaelkindred.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/configuring-winrm-using-gpo/
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/wmi/2009/03/17/three-ways-to-configure-winrm-listeners/
http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2014/05/enable-winrm-via-group-policy/

How to create and manage the Central Store for Group Policy Administrative Templates in Windows
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3087759

Server 2012 – Import Windows 10 ADMX GPO
http://www.alexandreviot.net/2015/10/21/server-2012-import-windows-10-admx-gpo/
Group Policy ADMX Syntax Reference Guide
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753471(v=ws.10).aspx

Popular GPOs
Domain Admin Gets Error “Windows cannot access … “
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd834795(v=ws.11).aspx

Change Driver Installation Security for Printers Deployed
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725938(v=ws.11).aspx

How to Prevent Windows from Automatically Updating Specific Drivers
https://www.howtogeek.com/263851/how-to-prevent-windows-from-automatically-updating-specific-drivers/

Install printer without being administrator
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/df21d2c2-c2d4-4107-bfe3-bf8c5a1cd946/install-printer-without-being-administrator?forum=w7itprosecurity

Configure Computer Policy to Allow Non-Administrators to Install Specific Devices
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725772(v=ws.11).aspx

Group Policy and Internet Explorer 11
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/ie11-deploy-guide/group-policy-and-ie11

Customize Windows 10 Start and taskbar with Group Policy
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/customize-windows-10-start-screens-by-using-group-policy
Mangage Start and Taskbar Layout
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/windows-10-start-layout-options-and-policies
Step by Step - Windows 10 Start Layout Customization
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/deploymentguys/2016/03/07/windows-10-start-layout-customization/

GPO Report Using PowerShell
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ashleymcglone/2017/08/31/new-improved-group-policy-link-report-with-powershell/

GPO Refesh Rate
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms812018.aspx

FRS is deprecated and DFS-R is now used https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/win7appqual/file-replication-service--frs--is-deprecated-in-windows-server-2008-r2

FRS to DFS-R Migration Guide https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/filecab/2014/06/25/streamlined-migration-of-frs-to-dfsr-sysvol/

Module 7: Troubleshooting User Settings

Accessibility in Windows 10
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Accessibility/windows
https://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/windows10/

Application Remoting and the Cloud – Future of UE-V and RemoteApp
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/08/12/application-remoting-and-the-cloud/

RSAT – WIndow Server Tools
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520

How to Fix a Corrup User Profile in Win 10
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/156826/how-to-disable-and-delete-user-profiles

http://www.techbout.com/fix-corrupt-user-profile-windows-10-9139/

https://www.urtech.ca/2017/05/solved-remove-damaged-user-profile-windows-10/

Customize the Default User Profile by Using CopyProfile
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/customize-the-default-user-profile-by-using-copyprofile

Copy Profile (Legacy - Windows 7)
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14039/windows-7-fix-corrupted-user-profile#1TC=windows-7&ranMID=24542&ranEAID=TnL5HPStwNw&ranSiteID=TnL5HPStwNw-wxg9ZxnTRMcrah1uzJpR0Q

Disappearing Folder Redirection Issues (Legacy - Windows 7)
http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2013/03/disappearing-folder-redirection-issues-with-windows-7/

Remove defaultuser0 Profile
https://superuser.com/questions/1152792/what-is-defaultuser0-and-is-it-safe-to-delete
https://www.kapilarya.com/what-is-defaultuser0-account-in-windows-10-and-how-to-remove-it

SID Is Not Reused – 1 Billion Served
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc778824(v=ws.10).aspx

Machine Account Password Process – 30 Days
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askds/2009/02/15/machine-account-password-process-2/

Fix - "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed."
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2018/04/the-trust-relationship-between-this.html

Module 8: Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity

VPN PowerShell – Client
https://technet.microsoft.com/itpro/powershell/windows/vpnclient/vpnclient

VPN PowerShell – Server
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sbs/2014/05/19/understanding-vpn-configuration-in-windows-server-2012-r2-essentials/

VPN Protocol Compare
https://thebestvpn.com/pptp-l2tp-openvpn-sstp-ikev2-protocols/

Add Users to Local Administrator Group
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/heyscriptingguy/2010/08/19/use-powershell-to-add-domain-users-to-a-local-group/

Get-LocalAdmin - Gallery Script Testing Good
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Add-AD-UserGroup-to-Local-fe5e9239

Deploying DirectAccess
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn464273(v=ws.11).aspx

RRAS DirectAccess Two-factor one-time password (OTP) authentication, in addition to standard Active Directory credentials.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/ras/otp/deploy-ra-otp

Claims
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff423674.aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831747(v=ws.11).aspx

Module 9: Troubleshooting Resource Access Within a Domain

Print Management
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731857(v=ws.11).aspx

Windows 10 Dynamic Access Control Overview
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/keep-secure/dynamic-access-control
Enable Claims Support in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory
http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/enable-claims-support-windows-server-2012-active-directory
Use Active Directory Claims for Windows Server 2012 File Service Access Control
http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/use-active-directory-claims-windows-server-2012-file-service-access-control

SMB
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2696547/how-to-enable-and-disable-smbv1-smbv2-and-smbv3-in-windows-and-windows-server

Module 10: Troubleshooting Resource Access for Non-Domain Clients

Work Folders
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn265974(v=ws.11).aspx

Work Folder PowerShell (Change Sync Settings)
https://technet.microsoft.com/itpro/powershell/windows/sync-share/index


Work Folders compared to other sync technologies
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn265974(v=ws.11).aspx

Work Folders vs. One Drive
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/filecab/2015/12/15/work-folders-and-onedrive-for-business/

OneDrive
https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/business/

One Drive Character Limit
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3125202

Use Spaces or Underscores for better search results
https://absolute-sharepoint.com/2014/09/hyphen-underscore-space-one-best-sharepoint-search.html

OneDrive Files On-Demand is rolling out to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring who are on Build 16215
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/06/13/onedrive-files-demand-now-available-windows-insiders/#G5pcIV2chgBAPhmj.97

One Drive Icons
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/what-do-the-onedrive-icons-mean-11143026-8000-44f8-aaa9-67c985aa49b3

OneDrive Pricing

Personal
https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/plans/

Business
https://products.office.com/en-US/onedrive-for-business/compare-onedrive-for-business-plans

Microsoft 365
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365

Compare Microsoft 365 Plans
http://www.comparex-group.com/web/microsites/microsoft/products/cloud/spe/secure-productive-enterprise.htm

Office 365
https://products.office.com/en-US/business/office-365-roadmap

Module 11: Troubleshooting Applications

ACT - Application Compatibility Toolkit
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/plan/compatibility-administrator-users-guide

WADK - Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/windows-assessment-deployment-kit

Desktop Bridge - "Centennial"
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bridges/desktop

IE Enterprise Mode
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/internet-explorer/ie11-deploy-guide/what-is-enterprise-mode

Stay up to date with Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ie/2014/04/02/stay-up-to-date-with-enterprise-mode-for-internet-explorer-11/

Edge Tools (IE too)
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/


Group Policy ADMX Syntax Reference Guide
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753471(v=ws.10).aspx

Cortana in the EnterPrise
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/manage-cortana-in-enterprise

MSIEXEC in Safe Mode
https://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/windows-installer-safe-mode

Edge Developer Site
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/f12-devtools-guide
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/ (old)

Application Remoting and the Cloud – Future of UE-V and RemoteApp
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/08/12/application-remoting-and-the-cloud/

App and Program Replacements

Ole Calc
http://winaero.com/blog/get-calculator-from-windows-8-and-windows-7-in-windows-10

Picture Viewer Replacement
tp://www.irfanview.com/

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

KMS and MAK
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn502539(v=ws.11).aspx

PAL
https://github.com/clinthuffman/PAL
http://pal.codeplex.com/

Windows Performance Recorder and Analyzer (WADK)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/hh448205.aspx

Windows 10 update history
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12387/windows-10-update-history

Windows 10 Anniversary Update – Aug 2016
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsitpro/2016/08/02/whats-new-for-it-pros-in-the-windows-10-anniversary-update/

Group Policies – Only Windows 10 Enterprise and Education Editions
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/group-policies-for-enterprise-and-education-editions

Diskspd Utility: A Robust Storage Testing Tool (Replaces SQLIO)
http://aka.ms/diskspd

Controlling WIndows Updates
https://www.windowscentral.com/how-stop-updates-installing-automatically-windows-10 

Windows Update for Business
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/update/waas-manage-updates-wufb


Module 13: Recovering Data and Operating System

Restore Points
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa378910(v=vs.85).aspx
Auto Create Restore Points
https://techjourney.net/force-automatic-system-restore-points-creation-change-trigger-schedule/

File History Explained (Technet Windows 8)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dn448546.aspx

Windows 10 hardware development overview
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/dn859155.aspx

Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (TechNet Article)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/deploy/windows-deployment-scenarios-and-tools

Download Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (MSDN)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/hardware/dn916113(v=vs.85).aspx

WADK (previously WAIK)
NEW
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/dn913721.aspx
OLD
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/5443.windows-automated-installation-kit-aik.aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749528(v=ws.10).aspx
Compare
http://www.macrium.com/help/v5/Advanced_Topics/The_Windows_ADK_AIK.htm

USB Bootable Tool
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10/

How to Create a Bootable USB Stick or a Bootable DVD for Windows 10
(Home, Pro or enterprise)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ptsblog/2015/08/19/how-to-create-a-bootable-usb-stick-or-a-bootable-dvd-for-windows-10/ 

USB EnterPrise Bootable Tool – IDC
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/windows-assessment-deployment-kit

Windows USB/DVD Download Tool (Enterprise ISO required)
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool

OS Deployment, Virtualization, Microsoft based Infrastructure
https://deploymentbunny.com/

“Something Went Wrong”
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4033814/you-receive-the-error-message-something-went-wrong-when-attempting-to

Appendix

Debugging Tools

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff543998(v=vs.85).aspx

Surface as a Service

https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/html/pbpage.TaaS

AutoPilot Deploy
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/windows-10-auto-pilot

Privacy

http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2017/05/privacy-concerns.html

Articles

Update History
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12387/windows-10-update-history

Release History
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/release-info.aspx

How to control Windows 10 and Server 2016 updates with WSUS
https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/133316-how-to-control-windows-10-and-server-2016-updates-with-wsus

What’s New in
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1507-and-1511

Help: I Got Hacked. Now What Do I Do? Part I/II
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc700813.aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512595.aspx

No Bitcoin – 11.2017
https://thehackernews.com/2017/11/cryptocurrency-mining-javascript.html

Manage OS to Microsoft Services in Windows 10
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/manage-connections-from-windows-operating-system-components-to-microsoft-services

Free Books

Windows 10 and more
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/sharepointbooks.html

Free ebook: Windows 10 IT Pro Essentials Support Secrets
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/microsoft_press/2016/07/14/free-ebook-windows-10-it-pro-essentials-support-secrets/

More Tools

Utility Page (USBView)
http://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Utilities.htm#MicrosoftUSBView

Windows performance recorder
Download the Windows ADK for Windows 10

Windows PE
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/commercialize/manufacture/desktop/winpe-create-usb-bootable-drive

This App Can’t Open Error Fix
http://windowsclan.com/fix-this-app-cant-open-error-in-windows-10/

Storage Spaces
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12438/windows-10-storage-spaces

Clean Disk Personal Use Only (no longer open source)
https://dban.org/

Control Panel Applet List (Windows 10,8,7,Vista,XP)
https://www.lifewire.com/command-line-commands-for-control-panel-applets-2626060
https://basics.net/2013/06/19/windows-run-commands-to-start-control-panel-items/
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/192806/how-to-run-control-panel-tools-by-typing-a-command

Upgrade Windows 10 using SCCM
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/upgrade/upgrade-to-windows-10-with-system-center-configuraton-manager

Verbose Boot
https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/32477/use-verbose-boot-messages-to-troubleshoot-windows-startup-problems/

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Create a new 32-bit DWORD on the right-hand side named VerboseStatus, giving it a value of 1

Videos

Mark Russinovich - Windows Troubleshooting
https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/53536

Older Issues
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/learn/webcasts

Windows 10 Update History

What’s New in Windows 10
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/

Build 1803 – What’s New?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1803
Build 1709 – What’s New?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1709
Build 1703 – What’s New?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1703
Build 1607 – What’s New?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1607
Build 1507 and 1511 – What’s New?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-10-version-1507-and-1511

Build 17063 – Spring 2018 – Redstone 4
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/12/19/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-17063-pc

Version 1709 - Build 16299 – Fall Creators Update

OneDrive

https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/05/11/introducing-onedrive-files-on-demand-and-additional-features-making-it-easier-to-access-and-share-files/

Build 16215 - Fall Creators Update
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/06/08/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-16215-pc-build-15222-mobile
GPO Update
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/secguide/2017/08/30/security-baseline-for-windows-10-creators-update-v1703-final/

Action Center with Fluent Design System

Version 1709 - Build 16299.15 Update – Creator

RTM version of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Version 1703 - Build 15063 Update – Creator
 
NOTE:New Start Settings and Settings Replaces Control Panel
http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/features

Version 1607 - Build 14393 Update – Anniversary

Windows 10 Icons
 
NOTE: Click Notifications Icon to bring up Action Center
NOTE: All Apps Icon located above Start
NOTE: Task View located to the right of search or Cortana in tablet view
Remove Cortana from Taskbar
Shutdown and Restart – Click Power Icon