Monday, April 21, 2014

20332

Course Details

20332 - Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013


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

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

Suggested Classes

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

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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

MCSA: SQL 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+

Certification

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

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

Module 1 - SharePoint Server 2013 Architecture

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


Module 2 - Designing Business Continuity Management Strategies


Updated - Supported high availability and disaster recovery options for SharePoint databases (SharePoint 2013)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx
High availability and disaster recovery concepts in SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302044
Request Manager in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj712708.aspx

Request Management in SharePoint Server 2013 – Two Part Series
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013rm1.aspx
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2013rm2.aspx
Request Management Issues
http://amolmeshe.blogspot.com/2013/05/sharepoint-2013-request-management.html
Failover Timeout Value
http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2010/05/03/database-mirroring-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx
SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server Always On - High Availability SharePoint
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sambetts/archive/2013/04/24/sharepoint-2013-and-sql-server-alwayson-high-availability-sharepoint.aspx
SQL Versions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc645993.aspx#High_availability
DMP
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287757(v=office.14).aspx

Module 3 – Service Applications

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

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

Module 4 - BCS - Business Connectivity Services

SSS – Secure Store Service
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806866.aspx
BCS – Business Connectivity Service
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161283.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163782.aspx

Module 5 - People

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

Module 6 - Productivity and Collaboration

Oauth - Configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219532.aspx
Error - “We’re still collecting the latest news…”
http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpriem/archive/2012/08/20/sharepoint-2013-preview-newsfeeds-showing-nothing.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage
Azure Workflow Manager
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163276.aspx
SharePoint Designer 2013 – Workflow
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163272.aspx
Co-authoring administration in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718235.aspx
Good Co-authoring Overview in SharePoint 2013
http://en.share-gate.com/blog/co-authoring-documents-sharepoint-2013
Overview of co-authoring in SharePoint 2013 (limit max users)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718249.aspx
Project Server 2013 - Install and configure for Project Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc197280(v=office.15).aspx

Module 7 - BI - Business Intelligence

What’s New in Business Intelligence
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj542395.aspx
Compare Excel Services vs Excel using WOPI
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/comparing-excel-services-in-sharepoint-to-excel-web-app-HA102832426.aspx

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

Module 8 - Enterprise Search

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

Module 9 - ECM - Enterprise Content Management

Shredded Storage
http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2012/11/12/introduction-to-shredded-storage-in-sharepoint-2013.aspx
Overview of eDiscovery and in-place holds in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161516.aspx
Record Center – File Plans
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261708.aspx
Composite Solutions
http://www.estruyf.be/blog/build-sharepoint-2013-composite-solutions-all-you-need-is-a-browser-sharepoint-conference-spc12/

Module 10 - WCM - Web Content Management

New Publishing Templates in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj635881.aspx
Cross Site Publishing
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj656774.aspx
Master Page Preview File – More on oslo.preview seattle.preview
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj927173.aspx
Design Manager – MSDN
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj822363.aspx
Design Channels – MSDN
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj862343.aspx
Configure Search Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj679900.aspx
Configure refiners and faceted navigation in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj679902.aspx
SharePoint 2013 Design Manager device channels
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303710

Module 11 - Managing Solutions

Installation and Deployment of a Farm Solution in SharePoint 2010
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303711
Upgrading a Farm Solution in SharePoint 2010
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303712
Un-installation and Retraction of a Farm Solution
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303713

Module 12 - Apps

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

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

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

Module 13 – Governance

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

Module 14 - Upgrading and Migrating

Tech Center
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/fp142375.aspx
Planning worksheet – Download
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=303733

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

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

Extras - Appendix

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

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hyper-V Tips

Update – 74-409 Exam

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Virtualization Quest

http://blogs.technet.com/b/earlyexperts/p/virtualization.aspx

 http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/certification/server/w/wiki/614.74-409-server-virtualization-with-windows-server-hyper-v-and-system-center.aspx

More Tips

Here is a list of Time Saver Hints while working with Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machines.

2012 Hints

Reboot – open PowerShell and type shutdown –r –y –t 0

Logoff – shutdown –l

Pin frequently used apps to taskbar

Add frequently used sites to favorites/favorites bar especially for SharePoint Admins

Hyper-V

Windows Key – ALT + HOME or use actual windows key but you need full screen mode CTRL + ALT + PAUSE

Full Screen Mode - CTRL + ALT + PAUSE

Charms page if needed is accessed by typing WINKEY + C (Charms)

Copy and Paste

Make sure to copy and paste into notepad using Clipboard > Type Clipboard Text (CTRL + V)

Note: If needed turn off word wrap - Highlight and copy single line from notepad and paste into powershell

References
http://heresjaken.com/keyboard-shortcuts-for-hyper-v/
http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/master-keyboard-shortcuts-143689
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831491.aspx

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

20331

Course Details

Prerequisites and Overview

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

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

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

Suggested Classes

SharePoint
55033 - SharePoint 2013 Site Collection and Site Administration
50547 - SharePoint 2010 Site Collection and Site Administration

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

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

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

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

CompTIA
A+, Network+, Security+

Certification

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

Module 1 – Introduction

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

Module 2 - 4 - Designing Architecture

Hardware and Software Requirements
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485
Manage lists and libraries with many items
http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/sharepoint-server-help/manage-lists-and-libraries-with-many-items-HA102771361.aspx#_Toc346115852
Hybrid Solutions for SharePoint
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2013/04/16/get-your-head-in-the-cloud-hybrid-for-sharepoint-2013-office.aspx
Special Requirements for BI
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219634
Virtual Best Practices for SP 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103.aspx
On-premises virtualization in SP 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607968.aspx
SQL capacity planning in SP2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc298801.aspx
Database types and Descriptions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868.aspx

Architect

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

ECM

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

Module 5 - Installation and Configuration

Software Boundaries and Limits
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
Service Accounts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263445.aspx

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

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

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

Workflow Server - How to Add More Computers to a Service Bus Far
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/jj193010(v=azure.10).aspx

People Picker in 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602075(v=office.15).aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602068(v=office.15).aspx
http://sps2013.blogspot.com/2013/09/people-picker-in-sharepoint-2013.html

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

Module 6 - Web Applications and Site Collections

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

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

Module 7 - Service Applications

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

Module 8 - Users and Permissions

Permissions Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219771.aspx
Fine-grained permission reference for SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn169567.aspx

Difference between Site Collection Primary/Secondary/Owner
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc750414.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc723735.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288243(v=office.12).aspx
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/41414/site-collection-owners-and-site-collection-administrators-can-anyone-explain-th

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

Module 9 – Authentication

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

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

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

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

Module 10 – Security

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

Module 11 - MMS - Managing Taxonomy

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

Must Do Checklist from Microsoft SharePoint Team
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/02/18/sharepoint-2010-2013-user-profile-synchronization.aspx
TechNet Info
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721049(v=office.15).aspx#UPSAProc
Import Enabled Accounts Only
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827754
Import Photos from AD
http://blogs.technet.com/b/lukeb/archive/2013/01/04/sharepoint-import-a-picture-from-ad-for-the-user-profile.aspx
http://richardstk.com/2013/04/12/import-user-photos-from-active-directory-into-sharepoint-2013/
http://costoda.blogspot.com/2013/01/sharepoint-2013-user-profile-service.html
old - http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/01/import-user-pictures-from-active-directory-to-sharepoint-2010-mysite.html
LDAP for AD Import
MSDN: Search Filter Syntax
LDAP Filter Syntax
RFC 4515 on LDAP Search Filters
AD Import Mappings
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx

AD Properties – cool reference for AD mappings
http://www.kouti.com/tables/userattributes.htm

Multi Forest - Office 365 does support multi forest, but recommends a single one
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh852469.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/educloud/archive/2013/08/02/multi-forest-and-multi-tenant-scenarios-with-office-365.aspx
Exchange SP1 adds multi-forest
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/jj873754(v=exchg.150).aspx

Module 13 - Enterprise Search

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

Module 14 - Monitoring, Maintaining and Performance

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

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Timer Jobs
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx
Client Side Tracing BCD
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/duetsupport/archive/2011/08/24/business-connectivity-services-bcs-client-side-logging-for-office-2010.aspx

Extra SharePoint 2013 Topics

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

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

Monday, March 17, 2014

2014 Announcements

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Our local SharePoint Conference 2014 members shared their views.  Come join us for an informative session. This is a special meeting of the BuckeyeSPUG. We are going to repeat our very successful Panel of Expert meeting we did last year.This time, we will be discussing highlights of the SharePoint Conference 2014, that was held in Vegas early this month.
Some of the topics that we will be discussing are:

There will be a moderator for this panel and there will be a discussion on what the future holds for SharePoint. So bring your questions and opinions. This is going to be an open forum.

Panel Speakers:  Michelle Caldwell, Brian Jackett, Terry Galentine, Mario Fulan, Trey Mayer, Randel Hall, Matt Hubber, Jason Keller, Greg Ciolli and others.

Moderator:  Ricardo Wilkins

Monday, March 10, 2014

6292 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Course Information

6292 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/course.aspx?ID=6292A#tab3
Learning Plan for 70-680
http://learning.microsoft.com/manager/LearningPlanV2.aspx?resourceId=3b702722-cf3d-47f4-aebe-c5d68f9f53f8&clang=en-US&cats=d4e8e42c-3d5a-4a6e-915d-d99556a49bd7
Exam Info - check out the MCTS requirements for 70-680 exam on Windows 7
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-680.aspx

Module 1 - Installing, Upgrading and Migrating
Features
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/compare
Windows 7 Enterprise
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/products-and-technologies/windows-7/default.aspx
Installation
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349348(WS.10).aspx
Info on unattend.xml
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749415(WS.10).aspx
WET - Windows Easy Transfer Tool
http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithcombs/archive/2009/10/27/windows-xp-and-windows-7-migration-and-coexistence.aspx
Download WET for XP and Vista
http://windows.microsoft.com/windows-easy-transfer
New drivers are needed for Windows 7, here is some good info on the new changes
http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/DeviceExperience/default.mspx
Are you ready for Windows 7? Try Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/dd537566.aspx
Create custom pe disk
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc709665(WS.10).aspx
Disk2VHD
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb545021
VHD Performance
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/taylorb/archive/2010/02/26/hyper-v-virtual-hard-disk-vhd-performance-white-paper.aspx

Deprecated Features for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681713(v=ws.10).aspx

Module 2 - Disk and Device Drivers
Diskpart
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300415
Device Stage
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=153231
Defrag
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Improve-performance-by-defragmenting-your-hard-disk

Module 3 - File Access and Printers
Permissions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770962.aspx

Module 4 - Network Connectivity
Whats new in Windows 7 Networking
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154443

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd367855(WS.10).aspx

Learn more about IPv4 and CIDR
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154437
Learn more about IPv6
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154442
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154444
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154445
Link-local addresses
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154451
IPv6 interface identifiers
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154450
Test a TCP/IP configuration by using the ping command
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154455
Verify, release, or renew a client address lease
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154456
Configure TCP/IP for automatic addressing
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154457
Disable automatic address configuration
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154458
Manage Options and classes
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154459
Assigning options
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154460
Assign a server-based option
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154461
Assign a scope-based option
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154462
Assign an option to a reserved client
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154463
Add a client reservation
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154464
Assigning options
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154460
Netsh
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=154213
 
Module 5 - Wireless Network Connections
IEEE 802.11n, refer to
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=154211
WEP and its flaws, refer to
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=154212
Group policy to manage wireless network, refer to
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=154214

Module 6 - Securing Windows 7 Desktops
Windows 7 new security features
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/enterprise/products/windows-7/features.aspx
Good video on Bitlocker and Bitlocker to go
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd408739.aspx
Microsoft Free Anti Virus ...
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
GPO Search
http://gpsearch.azurewebsites.net/
Defender or Microsoft Security Essentials?
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/securitytipstalk/archive/2013/11/14/windows-defender-and-microsoft-security-essentials-which-one-do-i-need.aspx
GPO for Firefox
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/gpo-for-firefox/

Module 7 - Optimizing and Maintaining
Resource Monitor
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd883276(WS.10).aspx
Service Pack
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff817622(WS.10).aspx
How to use system image to back up your system and restore if needed ...
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/4241/how-to-create-a-system-image-in-windows-7/
System File Checker
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
What is Defrag Doing? … what does the % mean?
https://support.microsoft.com/kb/131648/EN-US

Module 8 - Mobile Computing and Remote Access
Offline Files Improvements
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff633429(WS.10).aspx
Ultra-Mobile PCs, see the “Ultra-Mobile PC” Web site
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=153748
For information on Sync Center, see the “Sync Center: Recommended Links” Web site
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151718
Microsoft® Exchange® synchronization
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=153749
Windows 7 Power Plans: Frequently Asked Questions” Web site
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=91084

Remote Desktop Connection Manager
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21101

Extras

Sysprep

Sysprep video from Microsoft http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preparing-an-image-using-sysprep-and-imagex.aspx
Windows 7 - step by step guide http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee523217(v=ws.10).aspx


IE

IE8 using content advisor instead of old hosts trick of adding 127.0.0.1 to bad site
http://jaxov.com/2009/08/how-to-block-websites-in-internet-explorer-and-mozilla-firefox/

ISO tools and Windows 7 - Free !
Have been using this tool with no issues for a long time to attach ISO images. Love this for free..ware
http://www.magiciso.com/tutorials/miso-magicdisc-overview.htm
Have been using this burner for free for years as well, long live freeware.
http://www.cdburnerxp.se/

Outlook Issues
Free Outlook Backup tool
http://www.mailstore.com/en/mailstore-home.aspx
Transfer from Outlook Express to Window 7 - In summary store outlook express locally, then import into live mail. (free download)
http://www.pcworld.com/article/172203/migrate_your_outlook_express_inbox.html

Event ID – Search for Log Event ID
http://www.eventid.net/search.asp
http://www.myeventlog.com/
http://kb.prismmicrosys.com/
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754424.aspx