Monday, July 14, 2014

10174 SharePoint 2010 Installation and Config

General Class and SharePoint Info
Class Prerequisites
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/Course.aspx?ID=10174A&Locale=en-us#tab3
Posters!
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc560988.aspx
What's New
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee518670
Learning Plan for 70-667 Exam  MCTS
http://learning.microsoft.com/manager/LearningPlanV2.aspx?resourceId=9173b319-2607-4954-9418-010059016602&clang=en-US&cats=d4e8e42c-3d5a-4a6e-915d-d99556a49bd7

Module 1 - Installation

More from The Cloud Engineer
Installation Tips
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/sharepoint-installation-tips-and-tricks.html
Great Looking SharePoint Sites
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/great-looking-sharepoint-sites.html
Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/versions.html
Accounts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678863.aspx

More on Installation
Details and links to Hardware and software requirements (SPS 2010)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx
Compare SharePoint Editions
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/Pages/Editions-Comparison.aspx
Client - Browser Level 1 and 2 (chrome and Firefox have issues with datasheet view)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx
Good Browser Compatibility List
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx#Compatibility
IPAD support
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=960
64 bit browser issues
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288142.aspx
Datasheet view fix for 64 bit office
http://blogs.technet.com/b/steve_chen/archive/2010/07/15/office-2010-x64-with-sharepoint-issue.aspx
Activation
http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/existing-customers/product-activation.aspx
NTLM vs. Kerberos
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee914605.aspx
DNS issues
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg502606.aspx
Account permissions and security settings
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678863.aspx
Latest Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff800847.aspx
Planning for Multiple Languages
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262055.aspx
InfoPath localization
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd425033.aspx
SMTP
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263462.aspx
SharePoint Licensing
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/Pages/Licensing-Details.aspx
Capacity Planning for SharePoint
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262971.aspx
Loopback Issues
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896861
Local Codes http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.splocale.lcid.aspx
Sorry no Server 2012 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2724471

Module 2 - Creating Intranet
More from The Cloud Engineer
Site Collection Design - Site Collection or Subsite - that is the question
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html
Create Site Collection in a separate DB without using PowerShell - tricky
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-create-each-site-collection-in.html/
More on Creating Intranet
Plan sites and site collections
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288638.aspx
Create a Web Application (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192703&clcid=0x409
Create a site collection (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192705&clcid=0x409
Delete a site collection (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192706&clcid=0x409
SharePoint 101: Managed Paths
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192710&clcid=0x409
Good Chapter on Managed Paths
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ie/dd576268(v=office.12).aspx
Define managed paths (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192709&clcid=0x409
SharePoint Server 2010 Capacity Management: Software Boundaries and Limits (updated)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192711&clcid=0x409
Central Site for all SharePoint 2010 Capacity Planning (great start)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff601870.aspx
Database types and descriptions” (SharePoint Server 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192713&clcid=0x409
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868.aspx
Rename DB to remove GUID
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-nz/library/ff851878(en-us).aspx#search
Storage and SQL Server capacity planning and configuration (SPS 2010)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192714&clcid=0x409.
MSDN Tables and Views
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192715&clcid=0x409.
Split Content DB
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointadmin/thread/5f5cee6a-a2af-4129-9518-a5ecf91fa405/
Move Service Applications
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff851877.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512723.aspx
SSL
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806885.aspx

Module 3 - Administration
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/sharepoint-operations.html
Change the Central Administration Web site port number” (SPS 2010)
 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192720&clcid=0x409
Setadminport: Stsadm operation” (Office SharePoint Server)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192721&clcid=0x409
Choose administrators and owners for the administration hierarchy” (SPS 2010) at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192722&clcid=0x409.
Wake-on-LAN info
http://thepowershellguy.com/blogs/posh/archive/2007/04/01/powershell-wake-on-lan-script.aspx
Missing Central Admin Links?
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/04/central-admin.html

More on Administration
PowerShell
Found some great PowerShell scripts here for SP2010
http://get-spscripts.com/
About Windows PowerShell
Understanding the Windows PowerShell Pipeline”
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192732&clcid=0x409.
PS Thread Options

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=183145.
“Viewing Object Structure (Get-Member)”
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=192738&clcid=0x409.
Stsadm to Windows PowerShell mapping
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621081.aspx
PowerShell vs. STSADM (unofficial list of missing commands)
http://www.sharepointlonghorn.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=10
http://blogs.interfacett.com/spike-xavier/2011/5/26/stsadm-commands-that-have-no-powershell-equivalent-sharepoin.html
Remote PS
http://techibee.com/powershell/connect-to-remote-powershell-with-alternate-credentials/257
PowerShell Hints
http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2011/05/powershell-hints.html
PowerShell Profiles
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb613488(v=vs.85).aspx

Module 4 - Content Management
More from The Cloud Engineer
Office Integration for SharePoint 2010
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/09/office-integration-in-sharepoint-2010.html
Managed Metadata Service
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/managed-metadata-service_04.html
More on Content Management
Metadata Services
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee519603.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424402.aspx (good example using conf room)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424403.aspx ( good overview diagram)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee519604.aspx (Planning worksheets)
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/introduction-to-managed-metadata-in-sharepoint-server-2010-HA101859256.aspx ( good intro with detailed descriptions of icons)
Manage Permissions
http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/sharepoint-server-help/manage-permissions-and-roles-for-term-sets-HA101631579.aspx
Datasheet View Issues for 64-bit Office
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2266203
Client Features for Office 2003 2007 or 2010 (pdf)
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9690494
Microsoft Office 2010 with Different Versions of Microsoft SharePoint
http://mrin17.wordpress.com/2010/04/29/microsoft-office-2010-with-different-versions-of-microsoft-sharepoint/

RBS

More from The Cloud Engineerhttp://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/rbs.html

RBS - Remote Blob Storage Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474.aspx

List Column types and options
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/site-column-types-and-options-HA010302196.aspx
List Throttling - Good Article
http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2009/10/27/working-with-large-lists-in-sharepoint-2010-list-throttling.aspx?Redirected=true
TechNet
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798465.aspx

Module 5 - Authentication
More from The Cloud Engineer
Authentication
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/authentication.html

More on Authentication
Security and Authentication for SharePoint Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff601872.aspx
Good overview of authentication
 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262350.aspx
Double Authentication http/https issues
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc995228.aspx
ADAM
http://sharepoint-2010-world.blogspot.com/2011/03/adam-forms-based-authentication-in.html
Secure Store
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806889.aspx

Module 6 - Security
Good Review on Security in SPF 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287860.aspx
What is Limited Access http://corypeters.net/2010/04/sharepoint-limited-access-what-is-it/

Information Rights Management
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms458245.aspx
Step by Step IRM
http://msmvps.com/blogs/ivansanders/archive/2012/06/08/check-out-the-weather-forecast-for-teched-2012.aspx

Module 7 - Customization
More from The Cloud Engineer
Fab 40 update - Notice that Techsol is working to convert Fab 40 to 2010
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/07/fab-40-support.html

Lotus Notes Integration
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/08/sharepoint-and-lotus-notes.html

Great Looking SharePoint Sites
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/great-looking-sharepoint-sites.html
Troubleshooting
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html
Developer Dashboard
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/developer-dashboard.html

Sandbox Solutions
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/08/sandbox.html

More on Sandbox Solutions
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee335711.aspx
Compare Farm vs Sandbox Solution
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721992.aspx
Sandbox Architecture
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ee539417(office.14).aspx
Good article to clarify GAC vs Sandbox and lists Solution Restrictions
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff872402.aspx
Deploying Sandbox via PowerShell
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepointdeveloperdocs/archive/2010/10/28/how-to-install-sandboxed-solution-with-powershell-sharepoint-management-shell.aspx
Sandbox or no Sandbox that is the question
Appears that iisreset is an optional component of SharePoint Solution
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231560.aspx
More on SharePoint Projects
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231517.aspx

Troubleshooting Tools
Developer Dashboard
http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2009/10/28/using-the-developer-dashboard-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
Fiddler - Web Debugger
http://www.fiddler2.com/fiddler2/
Visual Route Trip Analyzer
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=21462
Firebug and Firebug Lite for IE6+, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome
http://getfirebug.com/ http://getfirebug.com/firebuglite

SharePoint Designer
SharePoint Designer Security
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mcsnoiwb/archive/2010/07/01/locking-down-sharepoint-designer-2010.aspx
Manage SharePoint Designer
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/managing-sharepoint-designer-2010-HA101838275.aspx
Changes to SharePoint Designer
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179083.aspx
Control SharePoint Designer
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2011/07/11/test-permissions-grid.aspx

Module 8 - Service Applications
More from The Cloud Engineer
Service Accounts
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/service-accounts.html
Advanced Timer Jobs
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/advanced-timer-jobs.html
Long List of SharePoint Service Application Configuration and Admin
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/07/long-list-of-links-for-sharepoint.html

More on Service Applications
Share service applications across farms
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621100.aspx
In a Nutshell: SharePoint 2010 Service Applications
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010sa2.aspx
Default Timer Jobs
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx

Module 9 - User Profile and My Sites
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/user-profile.html

More on Social
Planning for Social
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee662531.aspx
MySite Branding
http://weshackett.com/2011/01/sp2010-mysites-part-one-overview/
Add User Photos Automatically
http://pholpar.wordpress.com/2010/08/10/synchronizing-user-image-between-active-directory-and-sharepoint-profile/
SAP Integration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg982939.aspx

Organizational Browser http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepoint2010setup/thread/15827b5e-36da-48e4-bd15-2e4c0b119500

User Profile Service
Great article from Harbar
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx
Technet
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721049.aspx

Module 10 - Search
More on Search

Search Options from Microsoft
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/product/capabilities/search/Pages/Search-Server.aspx
Secure your search results even more ...
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ff796226.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee819930.aspx
PDF info (you need to add both ifilter and icon)
http://www.sharepointsharon.com/2010/03/sharepoint-2010-and-adobe-pdf/
http://www.mssharepointtips.com/tip.asp?id=1054
Good Overview from SharePoint George
http://sharepointgeorge.com/2010/configuring-enterprise-search-sharepoint-2010/
Getting Started with Enterprise Search in SharePoint 2010 Products (pdf)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=96663B95-E9F5-48C8-BEB9-A15AD119C499&displaylang=en
Thesaurus
http://sharepointsearch.com/cs/blogs/enterprisesearch/archive/2008/09/23/how-to-customize-the-thesaurus-in-sharepoint-search-and-search-server.aspx
FAST Filter Pack
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff383314.aspx
Office Filter Pack
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=5CD4DCD7-D3E6-4970-875E-ABA93459FBEE&displaylang=en
Free SOA (Search Engine Optimization) Tools
http://www.microsoft.com/web/seo
Performance and capacity management
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg750251.aspx
Step-by-Step: Provisioning the Search Service Application
http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2009/11/23/step-by-step-provisioning-the-search-service-application.aspx
AAM and Server Mapping
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/enterprisesearch/archive/2010/05/28/server-name-mapping-and-alternate-access-mapping-aam.aspx
Search Syntax or Building Search Queries
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee556426.aspx


Module 11 - Office Web App
More from The Cloud Engineer
Service Administration - Great list of links
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/07/long-list-of-links-for-sharepoint.html

More on Office Web Apps
Office Web Apps overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff431685.aspx
Office Web App Blog
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2010/06/02/office-web-apps-for-microsoft-sharepoint-products-2010.aspx
Office Web Apps platform comparison
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff925944.aspx
Configure the default open behavior for documents
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee837425.aspx
SharePoint 2010 compatibility with Office 2007
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010general/thread/e4f95715-b88c-445e-87dd-2d8f09a3df74/

Co-authoring (i.e. Simultaneous Editing) in Word 2010
http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-word/archive/2009/09/09/co-authoring-in-word-2010.aspx
More on Co-authoring
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718249(v=office.14).aspx
Web Application Printing in SP1
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/web-apps-help/print-a-document-in-office-web-apps-HA101812661.aspx
Office Web App SP1
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh685255.aspx
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2460073
New Document
http://www.srinisistla.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=214

Module 11 – BI
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/overview-of-business-intelligence-capabilities-in-microsoft-sharepoint-server-HA101843646.aspx

Module 11 - Enterprise Service Applications

Site and solution administration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794341.aspx

Module 11 - Access Services
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/access-services.html

Module 11 - Excel Services
Comparison to Office Web Apps
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2010/07/21/excel-services-and-excel-web-apps-common-different-features.aspx

More from The Cloud Engineer

http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/excel-service.html

Module 12 - Enterprise Install

More from The Cloud Engineer
Install Tips and Tricks
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/sharepoint-installation-tips-and-tricks.html

Email Settings
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/01/sharepoint-lync-exchange.html

Farm Configuration Scripts
http://www.sharepointusecases.com/index.php/2011/01/automate-sharepoint-2010-farm-configuration-with-powershell/
TechNet http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262839.aspx
Codeplex http://autospinstaller.codeplex.com/

Module 12 - Upgrade
More from The Cloud Engineer

http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-upgrade-series.html
More on Upgrade

Upgrade Paths - good article on in-place versus database attach upgrade with step by step
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/performancepoint/archive/2010/02/25/upgrading-performancepoint-server-2007-to-pps-2010.aspx
Supported and unsupported upgrade
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262747.aspx
TechNet Resource on Upgrade
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee517214
2003 to 2010 is an two step upgrade without third party tools
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?PageType=4&ListId={72C1C85B-1D2D-4A4A-90DE-CA74A7808184}&pID=441
Article compares several upgrade methods and techniques and huge table to compare
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263447.aspx
http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=288
Database Attach
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299.aspx
InfoPath Migration
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jojok/archive/2011/01/24/admin-approved-infopath-forms-migrating-from-moss-2007-to-sharepoint-server-2010.aspx
Introduction to search-first migration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147951.aspx

Module 12 - Updates (Service Packs and CU)
More from The Cloud Engineer

http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/sharepoint-updates-cu-and-service-packs.html

Latest on SP1
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=984
Now SP 2 is out – July 2013
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2687453
Updates for SharePoint 2010 Products (great article on CU and SP)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff800847
Prepare for Update
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff806331.aspx#obtainupdate
SharePoint 2010 build level and version numbers
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sharepointjoe/archive/2011/02/01/sp2010-sharepoint-2010-build-level-and-version-numbers.aspx
Mystery Behind SharePoint Patches
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/opal/
Latest on Updates (Blog)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/profile/stefan%20go%C3%9Fner/

Detailed Update Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff806329.aspx
Todd Klindt Build List
http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=224

Module 13 - Business Continuity

More from The Cloud Engineer
SharePoint Server 2010 - 10 Steps to Disaster Recovery
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-server-2010-10-steps-to.html
Document your SharePoint Site

DPM Guide
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287757(v=office.14).aspx

Using SQL Snapshots for backup
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/spses/archive/2009/12/18/sharepoint-2010-granular-backup-restore-part-2.aspx
SharePoint Backup Guide
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261687.aspx
Backup Scheduling - Great reference
http://blogs.technet.com/b/ptsblog/archive/2011/03/18/sharepoint-2010-administration-with-powershell-automating-central-admin-backup.aspx
Move content databases
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262792.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512723.aspx

Setup SharePoint Farm using NLB and SQL Cluster
Part 1 - Prepare Windows Cluster
Part 2 - Install and configure SQL Cluster
Part 3 - Install and Configure NLB on WFE
part 4 - Install and configure SharePoint farm (3-tier)
Module 14 – Performance
More from The Cloud Engineer
PAL http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/08/sharepoint-pal.html

SharePoint Server 2010 performance and capacity test results and recommendations
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=fd1eac86-ad47-4865-9378-80040d08ac55
SharePoint Health Analyzer rules reference
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff686788.aspx
Configure Diagnostic Logging
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748656.aspx
Developing, Deploying, and Monitoring Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee335711.aspx
Web Analytics
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2010/03/21/introducing-web-analytics-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2010/05/03/web-analytics-in-sharepoint-2010-insights-into-reports-and-metrics.aspx
SharePoint Diagnostic Studio 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh144782.aspx
Free chapter from a great book on Monitoring SharePoint 2010
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg193966.aspx#MonitoringSharePoint2010_ULS
Add Auditing to SharePoint Foundation
http://auditlogsp.codeplex.com/
Auditing Basics and Creating Custom Audit Log Entries
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/431342/Auditing-A-Built-in-Feature-of-SharePoint

Module 15 - SharePoint Online and Office 365
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/04/office365.html

Microsoft Resources
TechNet SharePoint 2010 TechCenter
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=189311
Getting Started Series for SharePoint 2010 IT Professionals
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=164613
SharePoint 2010 TechNet Forum
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=165422
Latest Updates - Patches
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ff800847#LatestUpdates
SharePoint Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

Student Links
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/08/student-links-10174-config-and-admin.html
Visio Shapes
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/planning-and-design.html
Vendor and Book Links
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/third-party-vendors.html
Books
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/12/sharepointbook.html

Monday, July 7, 2014

20332

Course Details

20332 - 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

CompTIAA+, 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

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
Hybrid for SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302043
Technical Diagrams
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
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

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

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

Module 6 - Productivity and Collaboration

Oauth - Configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.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
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
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

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

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
 

Module 8 - Enterprise Search

Search Reports
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219611.aspx
Query spelling suggestions
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-for-the-masses/
Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219499
Query Spelling Suggestions
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-masses-revisited/
Query Suggestions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441
Continuous Crawls - The default interval every 15 minutes. Shortest interval possible every 1 minute.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219802.aspx
Search Query Tool
http://sp2013searchtool.codeplex.com/

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
Record Center – File Plans
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261708.aspx
Composite Solutions
http://www.estruyf.be/blog/build-sharepoint-2013-composite-solutions-all-you-need-is-a-browser-sharepoint-conference-spc12/

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

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

Module 12 - Apps

Install and manage apps for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161232.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
 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp142383.aspx

Multiple domain functionality to Apps - March PU – Note reverse proxy requirement
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn144963.aspx
Fab 40 Apps
http://www.threewill.com/fab-40-templates-for-sharepoint-2013-download/

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

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

Database-Attach Checklist
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607663.aspx

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

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

Monday, June 16, 2014

20331

Course Details

Prerequisites and Overview

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/course.aspx?ID=20331B

An ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise. Because many customers skipped upgrading from SharePoint 2007, a candidate can also have at least 2 years of experience with SharePoint 2007 and knowledge of the differences between 2007 and 2010, particularly the Service Application model. A candidate can demonstrate the following skills:

Software management in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment.
Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually and in the cloud.
Administering Internet Information Services (IIS).
Configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store.
Managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Connecting applications to Microsoft SQL Server.
Implementing Claims-based Security.

Suggested Classes

SharePoint
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 2013 MCSE
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx#fbid=RmXkDtvDS7o
What’s New in SP2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261970.aspx
70-331 Study Guide – SharePoint Study Group Wiki
http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/certification/server/w/wiki/506.331-core-solutions-of-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013.aspx

Module 1 – Introduction

Evaluation Software for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh973398.aspx
General Planning for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261834.aspx
Explore SharePoint 2013 New Features
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261970.aspx
Changes – SP 2010 to SP2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607742(v=office.15).aspx
Hybrid SP 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj838715.aspx
Compare SharePoint 2013 Versions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx#bkmk_FeaturesOnPremise

Module 2 - 4 - Designing Architecture

Hardware and Software Requirements
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485
Manage lists and libraries with many items
http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/sharepoint-server-help/manage-lists-and-libraries-with-many-items-HA102771361.aspx#_Toc346115852
Hybrid Solutions for SharePoint
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2013/04/16/get-your-head-in-the-cloud-hybrid-for-sharepoint-2013-office.aspx
Special Requirements for BI
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219634
Virtual Best Practices for SP 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103.aspx
On-premises virtualization in SP 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607968.aspx
SQL capacity planning in SP2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc298801.aspx
SQL 2014 Support – SP1 + April CU
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/joerg_sinemus/archive/2014/04/09/sharepoint-2013-and-09-april-2014-status.aspx
SQL 2014 AlwaysOn
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sambetts/archive/2014/05/16/sharepoint-2013-on-sql-server-alwayson-2014-edition.aspx
Database types and Descriptions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868.aspx

Architect

Install Guide – Three Tier Model
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee805948.aspx
Tech Guides and Planning Worksheets - Downloadable Content for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/cc262788.aspx
DB Recovery Options
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175987(SQL.100).aspx
Recovery Models
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189275.aspx
High Availability Solutions for SQL
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190202.aspx
Topologies for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx#architecture
Extranet Topologies
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263513(v=office.14).aspx (2010 – looking for 2013)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh204611(v=office.14).aspx
Request Manager
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj712708.aspx
Multi-Tenancy
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013mt.aspx

ECM

Content Deployment for SharePoint 2013 is missing but here is 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262004.aspx
Records management
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff363731.aspx
Record center
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/introduction-to-the-records-center-HA101665489.aspx
Document management
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261933.aspx
Document center
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/use-a-document-center-site-HA102773263.aspx?CTT=1 

Module 5 - Installation and Configuration

Software Boundaries and Limits
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
Service Accounts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263445.aspx
Virtualization
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103(v=office.15).aspx

Prerequisites
Prerequisite Installer
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/DownloadInstall-SharePoint-e6df9eb8
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff686793.aspx
Prerequisite Issue – App Fabric 1.1
http://blogs.technet.com/b/praveenh/archive/2013/02/22/sharepoint-2013-prerequisites-fails-with-msi-installer-error-code-1603-while-installing-appfabric-1-1.aspx
Missing Four Prerequisites
http://blogs.technet.com/b/lukeb/archive/2013/08/28/sharepoint-pre-requisites-they-left-out.aspx

DisableLoopbackCheck. Lets do it the right way
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sharepoint_foxhole/archive/2010/06/21/disableloopbackcheck-lets-do-it-the-right-way.aspx
Loopback vs. Back-Connection Hostnames
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2010/02/12/groundhog-day-configuring-back-connection-host-names-using-group-policy.aspx
IISReset
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758159(v=ws.10).aspx
IISReset - One Web Application
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/d881abe1-3ce7-4cc8-be69-1c448b880c4d/iisreset-on-one-specific-web-application
When to Use IISReset
http://fullsocrates.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/iisreset-vs-recycling-application-pools/
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/83049/when-do-we-need-an-iisreset-after-deployment
SQL Alias
http://blog.idera.com/sharepoint/performance-webcasts/plan-your-sharepoint-farm-right-with-a-sql-server-alias/
SMTP Reference
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288949(v=office.14).aspx
Email Setup
http://blogs.technet.com/b/harmeetw/archive/2012/12/29/sharepoint-2013-configure-incoming-emails-with-exchange-server-2013.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262947.aspx

Deploy OWA Server
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455.aspx
OWA Hardware and Software Requirements
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219435.aspx
WOPI – Web Open Platform Interface
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh622722(v=office.12).aspx
OWA High Available
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219435(v=office.15).aspx#loadbalancer
OWA Licensing
http://blogs.technet.com/b/volume-licensing/archive/2013/05/22/how-to-license-office-web-apps-server.aspx
Excel vs. Excel in WOPI
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/web-apps-help/differences-between-using-a-workbook-in-the-browser-and-in-excel-HA010369179.aspx

Workflow Server - How to Add More Computers to a Service Bus Far
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/jj193010(v=azure.10).aspx
People Picker in 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602075(v=office.15).aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602068(v=office.15).aspx
http://sps2013.blogspot.com/2013/09/people-picker-in-sharepoint-2013.html

More from TheCloudEngineer
Streaming Video
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/streaming-video-on-sharepoint.html
Handling PDF in SharePoint
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/pdf.html

Module 6 - Web Applications and Site Collections

Managed Paths
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261845.aspx
Host-Named Site Collections – Good Table Comparing PBSC vs. HNSC
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx (TechNet)
More on Host-Named Site Collections
http://blogs.technet.com/b/pabenois/archive/2013/03/28/some-thoughts-about-sharepoint-2013-host-named-site-collections.aspx (Blog)

Moving from PBSC to HNSC
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2013/09/09/moving-path-based-to-host-named-site-collections.aspx
Warm-up Scripts
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/SharePoint-2007-2010-or-d1884b4b
SP Shell Access
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/gg490648.aspx
List of Site Templates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262410.aspx
Manage site quotas and locks
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287733(v=office.12).aspx

Module 7 - Service Applications

Configure services and service applications in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee794878.aspx
Service Application Dependencies
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg983005.aspx
Document Conversion
http://www.theroks.com/synchronous-document-conversion-with-word-automation/
Service Applications Roadmap
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx#architecture
Proxy Groups
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/chadray/archive/2011/05/10/creating-custom-proxy-groups-and-adding-members-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx

Module 8 - Users and Permissions

Permissions Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219771.aspx
Fine-grained permission reference for SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn169567.aspx
Difference between Site Collection Primary/Secondary/Owner
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc750414.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc723735.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288243(v=office.12).aspx
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/41414/site-collection-owners-and-site-collection-administrators-can-anyone-explain-th

Sign in as Different User
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752600

Module 9 – Authentication

Authentication Overview (excellent article with videos)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262350.aspx
Configure authentication infrastructure in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219795.aspx
FBA in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806890.aspx
Kerberos authentication in SharePoint 2013
image
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806870.aspx
SAML-based claims auth with ADFS
image
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh305235.aspx

Federation scenarios
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757344(v=ws.10).aspx
AD FS 2.0 Step-by-Step and How To Guides
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/adfs2-step-by-step-guides(v=ws.10).aspx
How to Install and Configure ADFS 2.0 for SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 (old 2010 reference)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/10452.how-to-install-and-configure-adfs-2-0-for-sharepoint-2010-on-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx

Claims Identity Token Explained (old 2010 but good overview)
http://yalla.itgroove.net/2012/11/claims-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010/
Identity Claims Encoding for SharePoint
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/scicoria/archive/2011/06/30/identity-claims-encoding-for-sharepoint.aspx
Create Containers using ADSIedit
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303161
Using Facebook as Identity Provider (4 part series)
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/06/01/use-facebook-as-an-identity-provider-for-sharepoint-2013-part-1.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/06/02/use-facebook-as-an-identity-provider-for-sharepoint-2013-part-2.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/06/05/use-facebook-as-an-identity-provider-for-sharepoint-2013-part-3.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/06/06/use-facebook-as-an-identity-provider-for-sharepoint-2013-part-4.aspx

OAuth - Authorization and authentication for apps in SharePoint 2013
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp142384.aspx
Oauth - Configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.aspx

Module 10 – Security

Firewall Ports
http://blog.blksthl.com/2013/02/21/tcpip-ports-of-sharepoint-2013/
SMTP Redirect
http://www.delphi-ts.com/blogs/lozzi/post/2011/02/09/Sending-SharePoint-emails-through-alternate-ports.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tirumals/archive/2012/03/17/step-by-step-configuration-of-outgoing-emails-from-sharepoint-to-microsoft-online.aspx
IRM – Information Rights Management
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179103.aspx
Hack SharePoint
http://blog.helloitsliam.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=100
Anti-Virus
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/22/Antivirus-and-SharePoint-2013.aspx
Anti-Virus – Excluded Folders
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952167

Module 11 - MMS - Managing Taxonomy

MMS Planning
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee530389.aspx
Good Overview MMS from Office.Microsoft.com
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/introduction-to-managed-metadata-HA102832521.aspx
Good Detail Info from Community
http://sureshpydi.blogspot.com/2013/04/sharepoint-2013-create-term-set-terms.html
Managed Navigation
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn194311.aspx
Free General Business Taxonomy - WAND
http://www.wandinc.com/wand-general-business-taxonomy.aspx
Content Type Hub FAQ
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/chaks/archive/2011/02/09/content-type-hub-limitations.aspx
Column Types
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/site-column-types-and-options-HA010302196.aspx
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Module 12 - UPS - User Profiles

Must Do Checklist from Microsoft SharePoint Team
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/02/18/sharepoint-2010-2013-user-profile-synchronization.aspx
TechNet Info
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721049(v=office.15).aspx#UPSAProc
Import Enabled Accounts Only
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827754
Import Photos from AD
http://blogs.technet.com/b/lukeb/archive/2013/01/04/sharepoint-import-a-picture-from-ad-for-the-user-profile.aspx
http://richardstk.com/2013/04/12/import-user-photos-from-active-directory-into-sharepoint-2013/
http://costoda.blogspot.com/2013/01/sharepoint-2013-user-profile-service.html
old - http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/01/import-user-pictures-from-active-directory-to-sharepoint-2010-mysite.html
LDAP for AD Import
MSDN: Search Filter Syntax
LDAP Filter Syntax
RFC 4515 on LDAP Search Filters
AD Import Mappings
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx
AD Properties – cool reference for AD mappings
http://www.kouti.com/tables/userattributes.htm
Multi Forest - Office 365 does support multi forest, but recommends a single one
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh852469.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/educloud/archive/2013/08/02/multi-forest-and-multi-tenant-scenarios-with-office-365.aspx
Exchange SP1 adds multi-forest
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/jj873754(v=exchg.150).aspx

Module 13 - Enterprise Search

Search Administration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee792877.aspx
Scaling Search for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219628.aspx
Query Rules Levels and permissions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj871014.aspx
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Overview Result Types and Display Templates
http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2012/10/30/introducing-sharepoint-2013-search-result-types-and-display-templates.aspx
Result Types
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn135239.aspx
Site Column to manage property
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2013/03/06/from-site-column-to-managed-property-what-s-up-with-that.aspx
Search Migration from 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj839719.aspx
FAST Migration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn130132.aspxhttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn130132.aspx
Custom Search Connectors
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/office/ee556429(v=office.15)
Lotus Notes Connector
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj591606.aspx
Documentum Connect
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff721975.aspx
Search Topology
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
Compare Foundation vs. Server
http://www.myfatblog.co.uk/index.php/2012/10/search-in-sharepoint-2013-foundation-versus-full-blown-server/
Search Troubleshooting Tool
https://sp2013searchtool.codeplex.com/
Move Search Index
Better http://stevemannspath.blogspot.com/2013/05/sharepoint-2013-search-moving-index.html
Good http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Move-SharePoint-2013-242869e2

Module 14 - Monitoring, Maintaining and Performance

Diagnostic Logs
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748656.aspx
ULS Viewer
http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/ULSViewer
Data Collection Sets
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766404.aspx

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Timer Jobs
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx
Client Side Tracing BCD
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/duetsupport/archive/2011/08/24/business-connectivity-services-bcs-client-side-logging-for-office-2010.aspx
Performance Analysis of Logs (PAL) Tool
http://pal.codeplex.com/

Plan for caching and performance in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424404(v=office.15).aspx

Extra SharePoint 2013 Topics

RBS in 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748649.aspx
Email Scenarios
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262947.aspx
Content Type Change Control – sealed – unsealed
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms434692(v=office.14).aspx
Managed Metadata Service Connection Properties
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424403.aspx
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New SharePoint Active Directory Import Support (light and fast)
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2012/07/23/sp13adi.aspx
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Permissions Control SharePoint Designer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2592376
http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/sharepoint-designer-help/managing-sharepoint-designer-2010-HA101838275.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262287(v=office.14).aspx#section2
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Close Site Policy – New Concept in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219569.aspx

Site Mailbox – SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj150499(v=exchg.150).aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj552524.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/08/22/site-mailboxes-in-the-new-office.aspx
SQL Free Testing Tools
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2008/04/05/sqliosim-is-not-an-i-o-performance-tuning-tool.aspx?Redirected=true
http://sqlserverio.com/2012/08/16/free-tools-for-testing-sql-sever/
S2S Authentication
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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.aspx
eDiscovery
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163267.aspx
SEO
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2013/10/24/search-engine-optimization-seo-in-sharepoint-server-2013.aspx