Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Course 55037A – SharePoint 2013 Search Inside Out

Class Details

About this Course
This 5-day Instructor-Led course will instruct on how to create simple and advanced search topologies. How to configure the various search features like Content Sources, Result Sources, Query Suggestions and custom dictionaries. You will also learn to customize every aspect of the Search Center. Other topics include extending search with Business Connectivity Services, and reviewing best practices when maintaining and troubleshooting a search architecture.

Audience Profile
Anyone tasked with the architecture design, setup, configuration and administration of SharePoint 2013 Search.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge essential to the setup, configuration and management of SharePoint 2013 Search.

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
CompTIAA+, Network+, Security+

Module 1 – Overview

Overview

Module 2 – SSA

Creating, Configuring and Upgrading Search Service Applications

Multi Tenant Search
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013mt.aspx

Module 3 – Configure Search

Configuring Search

Module 4 – Custom Search Center

Customizing Search Center

Module 5 – Search Queries

Performing Search Queries

Module 6 – Search Tuning

Search Tuning

Module 7 – Extending Search

Extending Search

Module 8 – Maintaining Search

Maintaining Search

Module 9 – Monitoring Search

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Search

Monday, June 22, 2015

Course 20332 - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

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
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

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
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

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
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

Debug Missing Pictures
http://sharepointconnoisseur.blogspot.com/2013/08/how-to-debug-user-missing-picture.html

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
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

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
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/
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
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
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

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

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

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
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
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

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

Free SP Test Lab – Keith Mayer
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

More Upgrade Resources 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

Monday, June 1, 2015

55035B Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/Power User

About This Course

55035B - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/Power User

Audience:

This class is designed for the owner of a Microsoft SharePoint Server site who needs to know how to create sites and lists, manage user access and customize lists and web part pages. This class uses the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Edition version of SharePoint.

Prerequisites:

Students should have a working knowledge of SharePoint 2013 and basic SharePoint site and SharePoint list navigation skills.

Module Overview

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner
Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions
Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features
Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages
Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries
Module 6: SharePoint Workflows
Module 7: Monitoring Site Activity
Module 8: Advanced Document Management (Optional)
Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)
Module 10: Social Features and the SharePoint Community Site (Optional)
Module 11: Additional Topics for Site Owners (Optional)

Lab 1 (Review Lab)
Lab 2
Lab 3
Lab 4

Lab 5 (Advanced Optional Lab)
Lab 6 (Advanced Optional Lab)
Lab 7 (No Labs for Module 7, 9,10, or 11)
Lab 8 (Advanced Optional Lab)
Lab 9 (No Labs for Module 7, 9,10, or 11)
Lab 10 (No Labs for Module 7, 9,10, or 11)
Lab 11 (No Labs for Module 7, 9,10, or 11)

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner

Plan browser support in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526%28v=office.15%29.aspx
SharePoint Versions
http://blog.blksthl.com/2013/01/14/sharepoint-2013-feature-comparison-chart-all-editions/

What’s New in SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/whats-new-in-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013-HA102785546.aspx

Discontinued Features
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (including deprecated features)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607742.aspx
What's new in web content management for SharePoint 2013 publishing sites
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219688.aspx
What's new in social computing in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219766.aspx
What's new in workflow in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219638.aspx
What's new in search in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee667266.aspx
What's new for mobile devices in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161352.aspx
Discontinued features and modified functionality in Microsoft SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx


Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

SharePoint Simplified
http://blogs.office.com/2012/07/26/sharing-simplified/
Logon with Alternate Credentials
http://sharepoint/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true

Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features

Administer sites and site collections in SharePoint 2013http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc789335(v=office.15).aspx

Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages

New Team Site Template
http://blogs.office.com/2012/07/25/the-new-team-site/

Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries

Columns
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Site-column-types-and-options-0d8ddb7b-7dc7-414d-a283-ee9dca891df7?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
Add App to SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161231(v=office.15).aspx

Module 6: Monitoring SharePoint Activity

Monitor sites and site collections in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj916684(v=office.15).aspx

Module 7: SharePoint Workflows

Workflows
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/about-the-workflows-included-with-sharepoint-HA102771434.aspx

Module 8: Advanced Document Management

Create and apply information management policies
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-and-apply-information-management-policies-HA101631505.aspx

Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)

Add App to SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161231(v=office.15).aspx

Module 10: Social Features and the SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

Overview of communities in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219805(v=office.15).aspx

Module 11: Additional Topics for Site Owners (Optional)

Alerts and RSS
https://support.office.com/en-US/Article/Create-an-alert-or-subscribe-to-an-RSS-Feed-e3e912e6-59b7-4d4c-b1d6-d85552a1e870?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#

Appendix

Storage Metrics (Broken Link)
http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d-183c-4fc2-8320-ba5369008acb&ID=655

Find Content about SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/find-content-about-sharepoint-server-2013-HA103047055.aspx

55035A - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/Power User

About This Course

55035A/B - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 for the Site Owner/Power User

Audience:

This class is designed for the owner of a Microsoft SharePoint Server site who needs to know how to create sites and lists, manage user access and customize lists and web part pages. This class uses the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Edition version of SharePoint.

Prerequisites:

Students should have a working knowledge of SharePoint 2013 and basic SharePoint site and SharePoint list navigation skills.

Module Overview

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner
Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions
Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features
Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages
Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries
Module 6: Advanced Document Management
Module 7: SharePoint Workflows
Module 8: Monitoring SharePoint Activity
Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)
Module 10: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional) Lab 1 (Review Lab)
Lab 2
Lab 3
Lab 4
Lab 5
Lab 6

Module 1: The Role of the Site Owner

Plan browser support in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526%28v=office.15%29.aspx SharePoint Versions
http://blog.blksthl.com/2013/01/14/sharepoint-2013-feature-comparison-chart-all-editions/

What’s New in SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/whats-new-in-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013-HA102785546.aspx

Discontinued Features
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (including deprecated features)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607742.aspx What's new in web content management for SharePoint 2013 publishing sites
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219688.aspx What's new in social computing in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219766.aspx What's new in workflow in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219638.aspx What's new in search in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee667266.aspx What's new for mobile devices in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161352.aspx Discontinued features and modified functionality in Microsoft SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx

Module 2: Users, Groups and Permissions

SharePoint Simplified
http://blogs.office.com/2012/07/26/sharing-simplified/

Module 3: Site and Site Collection Features

Administer sites and site collections in SharePoint 2013http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc789335(v=office.15).aspx

Module 4: Managing Sites and Pages

New Team Site Template
http://blogs.office.com/2012/07/25/the-new-team-site/
Great Looking Sites
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/great-looking-sharepoint-sites.html
Web Part – Adding and Changing Web Parts
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/add-move-minimize-or-delete-a-web-part-from-a-page-HA101773353.aspx
Content Search Web Part
http://www.wonderlaura.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=185
http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2012/10/using-content-search-web-part-and.html
http://yalla.itgroove.net/2013/02/roll-up-sharepoint-2013-tasks-with-content-search-web-part/
Connected Web Parts
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Connect-data-in-Web-Parts-c9a84132-44be-4abb-94d1-d69cfdc052db

Module 5: Working with Lists and Libraries

Add App to SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161231(v=office.15).aspx

Module 6: Advanced Document Management

Create and apply information management policies
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-and-apply-information-management-policies-HA101631505.aspx

Module 7: SharePoint Workflows

More from the cloud engineerhttp://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-workflows.html
Workflows
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/about-the-workflows-included-with-sharepoint-HA102771434.aspx

Module 8: Monitoring SharePoint Activity

Monitor sites and site collections in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj916684(v=office.15).aspx

Module 9: SharePoint Apps (Optional)

 

Add App to SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161231(v=office.15).aspx


Module 10: The SharePoint Community Site (Optional)

Overview of communities in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219805(v=office.15).aspx

Appendix


Storage Metrics
http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d-183c-4fc2-8320-ba5369008acb&ID=655

Find Content about SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/find-content-about-sharepoint-server-2013-HA103047055.aspx














Monday, May 18, 2015

55033 Site Collection and Site Owner Administration

About This Course

Description - This five-day instructor-led course is intended for power users, who are tasked with working within the SharePoint 2013 environment. This course will provide a deeper,narrowly-focused training on the important and popular skills needed to be an administrator for SharePoint site collections and sites. SharePoint deployment or farm administration skills and tasks, which are required for IT professionals to manage SharePoint 2013, are available in separate Microsoft Official Courseware.
Audience - This course is intended for SharePoint site collection administrators, site administrators and power users who are tasked with working within the SharePoint environment.

Prerequisites - Before taking this course, students should be familiar with:
Windows client operating system – either Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8
Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2010 or Office 2013
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9

It is recommended students have familiarity with previous versions of SharePoint, though it is not a required prerequisite.
Objectives - After completing this course, students will be able to:
Design and implement a company portal structure using SharePoint 2013 objects including sites, libraries, lists and pages
Explain the role of security and permissions throughout SharePoint 2013
Implement guidelines for consistency in building a company portal to aid in the day-to-day administration of content in SharePoint 2013
Enhance the design of and content on a company portal using SharePoint 2013 themes and web parts
Explain the importance of governance for the planning and managing future growth of the SharePoint 2013 implementation
Identify options to integrate data from other systems as well as preserve existing data
Explain the role of social networking in SharePoint 2013 and its impact on collaboration

Module Overview

Modules 1-5 – Basic SharePoint Admin
Modules 6-12 – Advanced SharePoint Admin

Module 1: Getting Started with SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html

http://blog.blksthl.com/2013/01/14/sharepoint-2013-feature-comparison-chart-all-editions/
What to find out your version?
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12497.sharepoint-2013-build-numbers.aspx
If using IE 8 or IE 9 this feature requires Office 2013 to be installed. For all other browsers (IE 10, Firefox, Chrome, Safari), this feature works with any version o
f Office.

Only site collection administrators can view items in the second stage recycle bin. This is also called the Site Collection Recycle Bin. This recycle bin has an added column to show who deleted the content in addition to when it was deleted.

Module 2: Planning a Company Portal Using SharePoint 2013

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

Logon As Different User http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752600
  1. Start Internet Explorer by using the Run as different user option, and then go to the SharePoint site.
    Note: The Run as different user option is visible if you hold the Shift key when you right-click a program icon.
  2. Access the SharePoint site by using the the URL as http://siteurl/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true
Miss the Old List and Library Interface?

http://yourservername/sites/yoursite/_layouts/create.aspx

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Module 3: Creating a Company Portal

Characters that you cannot use in site names, folder names, and file names in SharePoint
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/905231
Types of Libraries
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/introduction-to-libraries-HA102771924.aspx
Types of Lists
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/introduction-to-lists-HA102771955.aspx
Views
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-change-or-delete-a-view-of-a-list-or-library-HA102774516.aspx
Limit on Views – 50 using UI
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/e3615c23-b3bb-4afc-a1c4-4345c4506793/what-is-the-limit-on-the-number-of-views-created-on-a-sharepoint-list
Configure Quick Launch
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/configure-the-quick-launch-for-site-navigation-HA102130960.aspx
Edit Links
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/customize-the-navigation-on-your-team-site-HA103532378.aspx
Drop Down Navigation (Thank you Heather!)
http://blog.sharepointexperience.com/2013/04/working-with-sharepoint-navigation/
Add List Library Page and Site using old style interface
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2015/02/create-list-library-page-and-sites-old.html

Move Documents - Preserve Metadata and Versions
https://support.office.com/en-za/article/Work-with-site-content-and-structure-30fcaad9-02b1-4347-8b03-e1ccc5a4c19f


Module 4: Creating Consistency across Sites

Create Columnshttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-change-or-delete-a-column-in-a-list-or-library-HA102771913.aspx
Column Types
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/site-column-types-and-options-HA010302196.aspx
Create Views
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-change-or-delete-a-view-of-a-list-or-library-HA102774516.aspx
Lookup Columns
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/create-list-relationships-by-using-unique-and-lookup-columns-HA102771358.aspx
How to Conditionally Require Data in SharePoint Columns
http://summit7systems.com/how-to-conditionally-require-data-in-sharepoint-columns/
Content Types
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-or-customize-a-content-type-HA102773269.aspx
Managed Metadata (MMS)
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/introduction-to-managed-metadata-HA102832521.aspx
Content Organizer
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/configure-the-content-organizer-to-route-documents-HA102772938.aspx
List Templates
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/copy-or-move-a-list-by-using-a-list-template-HA101782479.aspx
Library Templates
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/copy-or-move-a-library-by-using-a-library-template-HA101814157.aspx

Module 5: Securing a Company Portal


Edit Permissions
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/edit-permissions-for-a-list-library-or-individual-item-HA102833689.aspx
Entire List of Permissions and Permission Levels
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Permission-levels-and-permissions-49d456eb-d3c8-4402-86b1-deb911224afb?pid=CH101248581033&CorrelationId=f1d59fb8-79c6-416b-b707-7f1e1e2c96ba&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Module 6: Customizing the Look of a Portal

Great Looking Sites
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/great-looking-sharepoint-sites.html
Web Part – Adding and Changing Web Parts
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/add-move-minimize-or-delete-a-web-part-from-a-page-HA101773353.aspx
Content Search Web Part
http://www.wonderlaura.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=185
http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2012/10/using-content-search-web-part-and.html
http://yalla.itgroove.net/2013/02/roll-up-sharepoint-2013-tasks-with-content-search-web-part/
Connected Web Parts
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Connect-data-in-Web-Parts-c9a84132-44be-4abb-94d1-d69cfdc052db

Module 7: Extending a Company Portal

External Lists
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/create-an-external-list-HA102771010.aspx
Record Center
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424394.aspx
Searching and using keywords in eDiscovery
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/searching-and-using-keywords-in-ediscovery-HA102842220.aspx
Plan and manage eDiscovery cases
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/plan-and-manage-ediscovery-cases-HA102893857.aspx
Create and run eDiscovery queries
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/create-and-run-ediscovery-queries-HA102922715.aspx
Add content to an eDiscovery case and place sources on hold
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/add-content-to-an-ediscovery-case-and-place-sources-on-hold-HA102842219.aspx

Module 8: Leveraging Web Content Management

Manage publishing sites
Work with a publishing approval workflow
About publishing-enabled site templates
Enable publishing features
Managed Metadata Navigation
http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/sharepoint-help/set-up-metadata-navigation-for-a-list-or-library-HA102832523.aspx
Workflows
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-workflows.html

Module 9: Bridging the Social Gap

Social Features
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/whats-new-in-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013-HA102785546.aspx#_Toc349227176
OneDrive for Business
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/what-is-onedrive-for-business-HA102822076.aspx
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 10: Finding Information Using Search

Overview of crawled and managed properties in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219630
Search Schema Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219669
Plan to transform queries and order results in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219620.aspx
Query variables in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj683123.aspx
KQL - Keyword Query Language
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911.aspx
Troubleshooting Tool
https://sp2013searchtool.codeplex.com/

Module 11: Controlling and Planning for Growth

Governance Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263356
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 12: Administering a Company Portal Built on SharePoint 2013

Permissions for site collection administrators
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Permissions-for-site-collection-administrators-f7f82b3e-7ef3-4938-a49b-9504de3b6c2a?CorrelationId=919e7584-837a-48f8-8cec-63660d9a1347&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
Site and site collection administration
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc789335
Manage site collections
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607925


Appendix


Storage Metrics (broken link)
http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d-183c-4fc2-8320-ba5369008acb&ID=655
Find Content about SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/find-content-about-sharepoint-server-2013-HA103047055.aspx
What’s New in SharePoint 2013
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/whats-new-in-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013-HA102785546.aspx
Discontinued Features
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-microsoft-sharepoint-2013-HA102892827.aspx
Workflows
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/about-the-workflows-included-with-sharepoint-HA102771434.aspx
PowerShell for SharePoint
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee662539.aspx

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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

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/


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"


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


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
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

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


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

Posh - Enumerate SharePoint 2010/2013 Permissions and AD Group Membership
http://briantjackett.com/archive/2013/07/01/powershell-script-to-enumerate-sharepoint-2010-or-2013-permissions-and.aspx

Module 9, “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013"


More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/10/sharepoint-authentication.html
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/
CodePlex Tools
http://sdssharepointlibrary.codeplex.com/
Server to Server Auth
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532(v=office.15).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
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 DirSync
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/


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
TempDB
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ms175527.aspx

Timer Job Reference
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx

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

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/