Wednesday, August 24, 2016

10982B 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
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 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

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

Course Outline

Module 1: Implementing a Troubleshooting Methodology
Windows Versions
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness/Compare

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

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

Module 3: Troubleshooting Hardware and Device Drivers

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

Module 4: Troubleshooting Remote Computers

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/


Module 6: Troubleshooting Group Policy

GPO Search
http://gpsearch.azurewebsites.net/
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/

Module 7: Troubleshooting User Settings

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

Module 8: Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity

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

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

Module 9: Troubleshooting Resource Access Within a Domain

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

Module 10: Troubleshooting Resource Access for Non-Domain Clients

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

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/

Module 11: Troubleshooting Applications
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/

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

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


Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

PAL
http://pal.codeplex.com/

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

Module 13: Recovering Data and Operating System

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

Appendix

Articles

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


Free Books

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/

7 Dirty Words You Can’t Say On New Horizons CMS

Honoring George Carlon's "Seven Dirty Words." Check out the video, priceless.
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Course 20339-2A:Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

Course Details

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

Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

About this course

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

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

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

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

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

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

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

  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.

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

  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

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

Suggested Classes

SharePoint
20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
20339-2 – Advanced 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 Server
10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
PowerShell
10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0
CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ Certification – SharePoint MCSE
https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx

Certification

MCSE SharePoint 2013 – Certification Information
http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2013/06/sharepoint-mcse.html

PowerShell

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

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2016
Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016
Module 3: Designing business continuity management strategies
Module 4: Planning and implementing Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service
Module 5: Configuring productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Module 6: Managing solutions in Microsoft SharePoint 2016
Module 7: Connecting people
Module 8: Planning and configuring web content management
Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management
Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions\
Module 11: Planning and configuring productivity and collaboration
Module 12: Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2016

Zero Downtime Patching in SharePoint Server 2016

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt767550(v=office.16).aspx

Monday, August 8, 2016

Course 20331B: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Details

Course 20331B: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
About this Course This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. This course will teach you how to configure SharePoint Server 2013, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your SharePoint server deployment. This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT Professionals and will align with the first exam in the SharePoint Server 2013 IT Pro certification. Audience Profile The course is targeted at experienced IT Professionals interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 installations in either the data center or the cloud. Students typically have more than four years of hands-on experience* planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, Active Directory,  and networking infrastructure services. The minimally qualified candidate typically:
  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.
  • Have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies
  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Hands-on experience or job experience is considered a solutions-based role where the candidate works within the solutions space covered by SharePoint, working on multiple solutions in the SharePoint space that includes document management, content management, and search.
The secondary audience for this course are Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers would benefit from an understanding of how to manage SharePoint Server 2013. Administrators who are entirely new to SharePoint will gain some benefit from the course, but it is recommended that they familiarize themselves with the basic concepts of the SharePoint platform before attending.

Suggested Classes

SharePoint
20331 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
55033 – SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
50547 – SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration
MCSA: Windows Server 2012

20410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
20411 – Administering Windows Server 2012
20412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
MCSA: SQL Server10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
PowerShell
10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0
CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ Certification – SharePoint MCSE
https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx

Certification

MCSE SharePoint 2013 – Certification Information
http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2013/06/sharepoint-mcse.html

PowerShell

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

How to enable Remote PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 for Non-Administrators

http://blogs.technet.com/b/anneste/archive/2014/09/17/how-to-enable-remote-powershell-for-sharepoint-2013-for-non-administrators.aspx

Configure Remote PowerShell in SharePoint 2010 (Reommended for 2013)
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/varun_malhotra/archive/2010/06/10/configure-power-shell-for-remote-use-of-sp-2010.aspx

20331 Modules


Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2013"


More from the Cloud Engineer - Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html
Compare Foundation Standard Enterprise
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx#bkmk_FeaturesOnPremise
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 – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
SharePoint Versions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sambetts/archive/2014/02/27/setting-up-an-awesome-sharepoint-2013-dev-box-on-windows-server-2012-r2.aspx
More on Windows Server 2012 R2
http://www.avivroth.com/2013/07/09/installing-sharepoint-2013-on-windows-server-2012-r2-preview/

Configuring Back Connection Host Names using Group Policy
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2010/02/12/groundhog-day-configuring-back-connection-host-names-using-group-policy.aspx


 

Module 2, “Designing an Information Architecture"

Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
More from the Cloud Engineer
Web Application vs Site Collection vs Site
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Designing and Architecting Solutions: Gathering Requirements
https://www.microsoftpressstore.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2224356

Module 3 “Designing a Logical Architecture"


Create a web application in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261875(v=office.15).aspx
Multi-Tenancy
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Dn659286.aspx

Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391.aspx

Module 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"


Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
Virtualization Planning
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607968(v=office.15).aspx
Hyper-V Snapshot Warning …Do not use snapshots in a production environment!
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103.aspx


Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013"

Plan for administrative and service accounts in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263445(v=office.15).aspx
Install and configure SharePoint 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262957.aspx
Office Web App Server
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219435(v=office.15).aspx

Azure – Developer Setup
http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2013/01/07/step-by-step-build-a-free-sharepoint-2013-lab-in-the-cloud-with-windows-azure-31-days-of-servers-in-the-cloud-part-7-of-31.aspx
Windows Server 2012 R2 Issues – Must use SharePoint 2013 SP1
Install SharePoint 2013 SP1 on Windows Server 2012 R2 in a lab environment
http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2013/05/13/install-sharepoint-2013-in-a-lab-environment.aspx
On updated Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2, the Products Preparation Tool in SharePoint Server 2013 may not progress past "Configuring Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role"
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2765260

MSDN Blog - Setting Up an Awesome SharePoint 2013 Dev Box on Windows Server 2012 R2 (includes Hyper-V, SQL, SharePoint)
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sambetts/archive/2014/02/27/setting-up-an-awesome-sharepoint-2013-dev-box-on-windows-server-2012-r2.aspx
Offline installation (No Internet Connection) of SharePoint 2013 SP1 Prerequisites on Windows Server 2012 R2
http://blogs.technet.com/b/cjrawson/archive/2014/04/06/offline_2d00_sharepoint2013sp1_2d00_prerequisites_2d00_server2012r2.aspx

Automated SharePoint 2010/2013/2016 PowerShell-based installation script
https://autospinstaller.codeplex.com/

Configure SharePoint 2013 Farm with PowerShell (MSDN Priyo)
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/priyo/archive/2013/09/13/set-up-sharepoint-2013-with-powershell.aspx

DisableLoopBackCheck (PowerShell sample included)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/scottstewart/2014/09/15/disableloopbackcheck-when-routing-through-a-load-balancer-powershell-sample-included/

Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"


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
Move Site Collection
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc825328.aspx
Create a web application in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261875(v=office.15).aspx
Site Collection Owner vs Site Collection Administrator
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2015/04/site-collection-administrators.html
Create Web Application via CA or PowerShell
https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/ee806885.aspx

Recommendations for Path Based Site Collections
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx#section1d
Create Path Based Site Collections via CA or PowerShell
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263094.aspx

One Web Application Model using host named site collections
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx
Create Host Name Site Collections via PowerShell
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx

Web Template List
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/09/site-templates.html

Module 7 “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"


More on Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/versions.html
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 8 “Managing Users and Permissions"

SharePoint permissions from Office.com
Plan your permissions strategy
Introduction: Control user access with permissions
Understanding permission levels (great table)
What is permissions inheritance?
Site Collection Owner vs. Site Collection Administrator
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc750414.aspx
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/41414/site-collection-owners-and-site-collection-administrators-can-anyone-explain-th
SharePoint Keeps Asking for Password Every time?
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2012/04/sharepoint-keeps-asking-for-password.html
Default Permission levels and groups in SharePoint 2013 (techet)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262690.aspx
Default Permission levels and groups in SharePoint 2013 (office.com)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Default-SharePoint-groups-in-SharePoint-Server-50855943-c151-42bf-b6ea-07f2bb366ecc

Posh - Enumerate SharePoint 2010/2013 Permissions and AD Group Membership
More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/11/auditing-in-sharepoint.html

Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013"

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

Kerberos
Plan for Kerberos authentication in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806870(v=office.15).aspx
The first Kerberos guide for SharePoint 2013 technicians
http://blog.blksthl.com/2012/09/26/the-first-kerberos-guide-for-sharepoint-2013-technicians/
SharePoint 2013 Kerberos and Host Named Site Collections
https://sharepointobservations.wordpress.com/2013/07/04/sharepoint-2013-kerberos-and-host-named-site-collections/

CodePlex Tools
http://sdssharepointlibrary.codeplex.com/
Server to Server Auth
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532(v=office.15).aspx
Claims Encoding
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13921.sharepoint-2013-claims-encoding-also-valuable-for-sharepoint-2010.aspx

Module 10 “Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment"

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

Antivirus and SharePoint 2013
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/22/Antivirus-and-SharePoint-2013.aspx Folder Scanning Antivirus
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952167

Configure SSL for SharePoint 2013
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/fabdulwahab/archive/2013/01/21/configure-ssl-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx
Multiple SSL Web Applications on Port 443
http://www.harbar.net/articles/ssl.aspx
IIS 8.0 Server Name Indication (SNI): SSL Scalability
http://www.iis.net/learn/get-started/whats-new-in-iis-8/iis-80-server-name-indication-sni-ssl-scalability

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

ULS Viewer
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44020


Module 11 “Managing Taxonomy"


More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/managed-metadata-service_04.html
Search Dictionaries are missing?
First Create State Service - http://www.jrjlee.com/2013/02/the-search-dictionaries-term-store.html
Column Types
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/site-column-types-and-options-HA010302196.aspx


Module 12 “Configuring User Profiles"

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
Cleanup Obsolete Users and Groups and more in this article …
Maintain user profile synchronization settings in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014(v=office.15).aspx

Artist formerly known as DirSync
Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect Tool
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn635310(v=office.15).aspx

Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"


KQL
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911(v=office.15).aspx
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/
SEO
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/search-engine-optimization-sharepoint-2013/
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn794251.aspx

Custom Search Connectors
Exchange
https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/jj591608.aspx
Documentum
https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/ff721975.aspx
Lotus Notes
https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/jj591606.aspx
 

Module 14 “Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment"


More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/07/long-list-of-links-for-sharepoint.html
Operations for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289.aspx
Temp DB
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ms175527.aspx
Timer Job Reference
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx
Distributed Cache Management
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219613.aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219572.asp
PAL
http://pal.codeplex.com/
TroubleShooting Tools
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html

Appendix

PowerShell for SharePoint

Use Windows PowerShell to administer SharePoint 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj937863.aspx

Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Command Builder
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/TechNet/en-us/Office/media/WindowsPowerShell/WindowsPowerShellCommandBuilder.html

Visio Stencil


https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=35772
300 Visio Icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The zip file now includes both stencil sets from 2012 and 2014.

Worksheets

Plan Site/Site Collections - TechNet
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263267.aspx
Design Checklists/Worksheets
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262451.aspx
http://nikpatel.net/2012/03/11/checklist-for-designing-and-implementing-sharepoint-2010-extranets-things-to-consider/
http://www.sharepointgeoff.com/implementation-checklist/

Monday, August 1, 2016

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

SharePoint
20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
20339-2 – Advanced 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 Server
10774 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
10775 – Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
10777 – Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
PowerShell
10961 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 3.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0
CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ Certification – SharePoint MCSE
https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx

Certification

MCSE SharePoint 2013 – Certification Information
http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2013/06/sharepoint-mcse.html

PowerShell

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

Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2016"

Explore SharePoint Server 2016 (New,Deprecated,Removed)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261970(v=office.16)
SharePoint 2016 - New Features
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121(v=office.16).aspx
SharePoint 2016 – Deprecated or Removed
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

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 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
More from the Cloud Engineer
Web Application vs Site Collection vs Site
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html

Module 3 “Designing a Logical Architecture"


Module 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"

Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2016"

OOS
https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/office-online-server-now-available/

Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"

 

Module 7 “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"




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




 

Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2016"

 

Module 10 “Securing a SharePoint 2016 Deployment"

Module 11 “Managing Taxonomy"



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

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

Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"

Promoted Search Results 2013 Latest Found)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34049.sharepoint-2013-promoted-search-results.aspx
New Visual Best Bets (2013 Latest Found)
https://talesfromitside.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/sharepoint-2013-and-the-new-visual-best-bets/

Module 14 “Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2016 Environment"


Appendix

PowerShell for SharePoint

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


Worksheets

Monday, July 25, 2016

Course 20332B - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Details

20332B - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013


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

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

    Suggested Classes

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

    MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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

    MCSA: SQL 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

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

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

    PowerShell

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

    Module 1 - SharePoint Server 2013 Architecture

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


    Module 2 - Designing Business Continuity Management Strategies


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

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

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

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

    Best practices for virtualization (2010)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh295699(v=office.14).aspx
    Use best practice configurations for the SharePoint 2013 virtual machines and Hyper-V environment
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ff621103(v=office.15).aspx
    Moving Search Server
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj862356.aspx
    Moving Search Databases
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj729803.aspx

    Configuring IIS 7.5 Shared Configuration
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/meamcs/2012/05/30/configuring-iis-7-5-shared-configuration/

    Module 3 – Service Applications

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

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

    Module 4 - BCS - Business Connectivity Services

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

    Module 5 - People

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

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

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

    Account SID’s
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/marios_mo_betta_blog/archive/2012/07/05/account-sid-s.aspx
    Debug Missing Pictures
    http://sharepointconnoisseur.blogspot.com/2013/08/how-to-debug-user-missing-picture.html

    Create and configure communities in SharePoint Server 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219543(v=office.15).aspx
    How to customize you community site badges
    http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-customize-you-community-site.html

    Module 6 - Productivity and Collaboration

    Oauth - Configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.aspx
    Manage server-to-server authentication (OAuth) and partner applications in Skype for Business Server 2015
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj204817.aspx

    Error - “We’re still collecting the latest news…”
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpriem/archive/2012/08/20/sharepoint-2013-preview-newsfeeds-showing-nothing.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage

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

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

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

    Module 7 - BI - Business Intelligence

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

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

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

    Module 8 - Enterprise Search

    Search Reports
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219611.aspx
    Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219499
    Query Suggestions from Microsoft
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441
    Query spelling Suggestions from community
    http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-for-the-masses/
    Query Spelling Suggestions Revisit
    http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-masses-revisited/
    Seed Search Suggestions via PowerShell
    http://www.dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheday/archive/2012/09/18/how-to-seed-search-suggestions-in-sharepoint-2013-preview.aspx
    http://sharepoint-community.net/profiles/blogs/sharepoint-2013-configure-search-suggestions-using-poweshell

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

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

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

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

    Module 9 - ECM - Enterprise Content Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Module 10 - WCM - Web Content Management

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

    Module 11 - Managing Solutions

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

    Module 12 – Apps

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Module 13 – Governance

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Module 14 - Upgrading and Migrating

    Tech Center
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/fp142375.aspx
    Planning worksheet – Download
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303733
    Farm Documentation
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391.aspx
    Document your Permissions
    http://briantjackett.com/archive/2013/07/01/powershell-script-to-enumerate-sharepoint-2010-or-2013-permissions-and.aspx
    older post http://www.briantjackett.com/archive/2009/04/24/the-power-of-powershell-and-sharepoint-enumerating-sharepoint-permissions-and.aspx Database-Attach Checklist (SharePoint 2013)
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607663.aspx

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Extras - Appendix

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

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