Monday, August 21, 2017

10982: Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 10

About this course

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

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

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

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

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

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

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 fundamentals.

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

Certification

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

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

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

Windows 10 Courses

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

Additional Windows 10 Courses
20694 Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps

PowerShell

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

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

PowerSHell Keyboard Shortcuts

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

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

Windows 10 Updates

Build 16215 - Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Action Center with Fluent Design System

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/06/08/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-16215-pc-build-15222-mobile

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

Build 14393 Update – Anniversary


Windows 10 Icons

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NOTE: Click Notifications Icon to bring up Action Center

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NOTE: All Apps Icon located above Start

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NOTE: Task View located to the right of search or Cortana in tablet view

Remove Cortana from Taskbar

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Shutdown and Restart – Click Power Icon

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Course Outline

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

Sysinternals
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb545021.aspx
DART - Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 10
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/mdop/dart-v10/index

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

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

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

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

Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh826072.aspx
BitLocker FAQ
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/device-security/bitlocker/bitlocker-frequently-asked-questions
BitLocker GPO
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/device-security/bitlocker/bitlocker-group-policy-settings

Module 3: Troubleshooting Hardware and Device Drivers


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

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

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

VHDX Explorer – View Corrupt Files
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Free-VHDX-Explorer-7fb9a9cf

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

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

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

Module 4: Troubleshooting Remote Computers

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

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

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

Module 5: Resolving Issues with Network Connectivity Issues

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

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

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

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

IPv6 for the Windows

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


Module 6: Troubleshooting Group Policy

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

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

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

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

Popular GPOs

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

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

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

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

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

 

Module 7: Troubleshooting User Settings

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

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

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

How to Fix a Corrup User Profile in Win 10
http://www.techbout.com/fix-corrupt-user-profile-windows-10-9139/

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

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

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

Module 8: Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity

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

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

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

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

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

Module 9: Troubleshooting Resource Access Within a Domain

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

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

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

Module 10: Troubleshooting Resource Access for Non-Domain Clients

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

OneDrive Pricing

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

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

Module 11: Troubleshooting Applications

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

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

PAL
http://pal.codeplex.com/

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

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

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

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

Windows Update for Business

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

Module 13: Recovering Data and Operating System

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Appendix

Debugging Tools


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

Surface as a Service

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

Privacy

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

Articles

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

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

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

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

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

Free Books

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

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

More Tools

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

Windows performance recorder
Download the Windows ADK for Windows 10

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

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

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

Videos

Mark Russinovich - Windows Troubleshooting
https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/3155
Sami Laiho – Windows Internals
https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/15849
Sami Laiho – Windows Secure Kernel
https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/36925

Monday, August 14, 2017

20339-2A:Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

Course Details

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

Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

About this course

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

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

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

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

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

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

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

  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.

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

  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

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

Suggested Classes

http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/course-list.html

SharePoint
20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
20339-2 – Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
55234 (5 Day) SharePoint 2016 Site Collections and Site Owner Administration

Office 365
20347 (5 Day) Enabling and Managing Office 365

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

Certification and exam offers
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/offers.aspx

Microsoft
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/mcse-productivity-certification.aspx

TEchBytes - MCSE SharePoint 2016

http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2016/06/sharepoint-2016-mcse.html

PowerShell

More from The Cloud Engineer’s Companion Site
http://powershell101.blogspot.com/

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

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2016

More from The Cloud Engineer
SharePoint Features Comparison
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html

What is Deprecated or Removed in SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

New and improved features in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121(v=office.16).aspx 

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

Hardware and Software Requirements
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16

SharePoint 2016: What is in it?
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/31020.sharepoint-2016-what-is-in-it.aspx

MinRole Services
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt667910(v=office.16).aspx

Streamlined Topologies and MinRole in SharePoint 2016 (Part 1)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/fromthefield/2015/11/20/introduction-to-streamlined-topologies-and-minrole-in-sharepoint-2016-pt1/
Streamlined Topologies and MinRole in SharePoint 2016 (Part 2)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/fromthefield/2015/11/20/streamlined-topologies-and-minrole-in-sharepoint-2016-pt2/

Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016

Office 365 Roadmap
http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/roadmap

Office 365 Licensing
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office-365-plan-options.aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx

Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj838715(v=office.16).aspx

SharePoint Server 2016 hybrid configuration roadmaps
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn197168(v=office.16).aspx

Hybrid Search Models (2013)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Hybrid-search-in-SharePoint-1a7269ba-5aa7-481b-b608-030c58fa932e
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepoint_strategery/2015/05/12/the-upcoming-cloud-ssa-and-next-generation-hybrid-search-initial-thoughts/

Cloud SSA 2016
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/spses/2015/09/15/cloud-hybrid-search-service-application/

AD FS 2016
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/rmilne/2017/04/28/how-to-install-ad-fs-2016-for-office-365/

Introducing #AzureAD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/12/07/introducing-azuread-pass-through-authentication-and-seamless-single-sign-on/

Extensible-hybrid-app-launcher
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/The-extensible-hybrid-app-launcher-617a7cb5-53da-4128-961a-64a840c0ab91

Transparent operations from Office 365 – Uptime
https://products.office.com/en-us/business/office-365-trust-center-operations

Module 3: Designing business continuity management strategies

Database types and descriptions in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678868(v=office.16).aspx

Supported high availability and disaster recovery options for SharePoint databases
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106(v=office.16).aspx

Create a high availability architecture and strategy for SharePoint (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc748824(v=office.16).aspx

Setting up SharePoint Disaster Recovery Sites with SQL AlwaysOn
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sambetts/2015/04/24/setting-up-sharepoint-disaster-recovery-sites-with-sql-alwayson/

Combining Disaster Recovery Farms with SQL Redundancy for SharePoint with SQL Server AlwaysOn
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sambetts/2016/01/20/combining-disaster-recovery-farms-with-sql-redundancy-for-sharepoint-with-sql-server-alwayson/

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

Configuring a Highly Available Workflow
https://msdn.microsoft.com/library/azure/jj193534(v=azure.10).aspx

VMWare (2010)
https://www.vmware.com/solutions/business-critical-apps/sharepoint-virtualization.html

Operations for SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289(v=office.16).aspx

Backup, Restore, Move, Rename, or Manage Service Application Databases
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc825329(v=office.16).aspx

Best Practice Virtualization (sp2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ff621103(v=office.15).aspx

SharePoint 2016 Managing Central Administration web Application – Provisioning and Unprovisioning
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34220.sharepoint-2016-managing-central-administration-web-application-provisioning-unprovisioning.aspx

Backup Documents Using SharePoint Designer
https://www.netwoven.com/2015/03/17/how-to-backup-and-archive-documents-using-sharepoint-designer/

Archive List example (2010/2013) http://www.kalmstrom.com/Tips/Archive_SharePoint_List_Items.htm

Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391(v=office.16).aspx

Module 4: Planning and implementing Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service

Configure the Secure Store Service in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806866(v=office.16).aspx

Overview of Business Connectivity Services security tasks in SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj683116(v=office.16).aspx

Creating an External Content Type with SharePoint Designer 2013
https://lightningtools.com/bcs/creating-an-external-content-type-with-sharepoint-designer-2013/

BCS Setup via PowerShell
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2016/05/create-bdc-service-application-in-sharepoint-2013-2016-using-powershell.html

Module 5: Configuring productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment

SharePoint Apps or Add-ins? (MSDN)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp161507.aspx

SharePoint Add-ins (MSDN)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp179930.aspx

Administer Access Services in SharePoint Server 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee692394.aspx

Latest on Access Services
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-Retirement-Blog/Updating-the-Access-Services-in-SharePoint-Roadmap/ba-p/57148

Module 6: Managing solutions in Microsoft SharePoint 2016

Transform Solutions into Add-ins
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/pnp_articles/transform-farm-solutions-to-the-sharepoint-app-model

Sandbox Solutions Deprecation
https://dev.office.com/blogs/removing-code-based-sandbox-solutions-in-sharepoint-online
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepointdev/2014/01/14/deprecation-of-custom-code-in-sandboxed-solutions/

Site Collection Features
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Enable-or-disable-site-collection-features-a2f2a5c2-093d-4897-8b7f-37f86d83df04

Site Features
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Activate-features-for-sites-787f3ba1-9df6-480a-ab4c-9f4525490cb9

Sandboxed Solutions – Metrics
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee335711.aspx

SharePoint Feature Administration and Clean Up Tool (2016 ok)
https://github.com/achimismaili/featureadmin

Extract a WSP Solution (SharePoint 2010)
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/kaevans/2011/12/05/extract-a-wsp-solution-from-sharepoint-2010/

SPFx - The SharePoint Framework—an open and connected platform
https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2016/05/04/the-sharepoint-framework-an-open-and-connected-platform/

Installing the SPFx Fantastic 40 WebParts
https://github.com/OlivierCC/spfx-40-fantastics/wiki/Installation-process

Module 7: Connecting people


User Profile Service


AD Mappings (2013)
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx

Organization profiles are deprecated in SharePoint Server 2013
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721054.aspx

Microsoft Identity Manager

MIM SP1
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2016/10/06/Microsoft-Identity-Manager-2016-Service-Pack-1-is-now-available.aspx

MIM - Microsoft Identity Manager – Right Option Chart
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627723(v=office.16).aspx

Deploy a new Microsoft Identity Management (MIM) server
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt637055.aspx

Overview & Setup of MIM Configuration as External Identity Manager in SharePoint 2016
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/spses/2016/07/19/overview-setup-of-mim-configuration-as-external-identity-manager-in-sharepoint-2016/

SharePoint 2016 User profile Service Step by Step: Configuration of MIM 2016
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33745.sharepoint-2016-user-profile-service-step-by-step-configuration-of-mim-2016.aspx

MIM Series Supporting SharePoint
http://thesharepointfarm.com/microsoft-identity-manager-series/

Multi Domain MIM
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/33867.mim-with-sharepoint-server-2016-user-profile-add-more-active-directory-domain-for-synchronization.aspx

Sync Issues AD Import / MIM
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/spses/2016/07/18/sharepoint-2016-issues-due-to-switching-between-synchronization-types-in-upa-ad-import-external-identity-manager-mim/

Community Site

Community Site Badge Bug
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/06dbd868-a612-4a9c-b918-00901b65a6a4/community-site-badges-not-displaying?forum=SP2016

Customize Your Badge
http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-customize-you-community-site.html

Manage Community Membership
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Manage-community-membership-977a6824-1d56-48bd-95e3-dddce4162fc7

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

More from Harbar.net
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2016/08/25/Enabling-multiple-OUs-and-avoiding-credential-touch-up-with-the.aspx

Githup Toolkit (Warning Test First!) – outdated
https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP-Tools/tree/master/Solutions/UserProfile.MIMSync

Module 8: Planning and configuring web content management

Product Catalog (2013)
http://en.share-gate.com/blog/migrate-sharepoint-2013-what-is-product-catalog

Product Catalog Setup (2013)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/tothesharepoint/2013/02/13/how-to-set-up-a-product-centric-website-in-sharepoint-server-2013/

https://en.share-gate.com/blog/migrate-sharepoint-2013-product-catalog-not-just-products

Site Templates
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Using-templates-to-create-different-kinds-of-SharePoint-sites-449eccec-ff99-4cf3-b62e-dcfee37e8da4

Machine Translation (2013)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wbaer/2012/11/12/introduction-to-machine-translation-services-in-sharepoint-2013/

SharePoint Variations  (2010)
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2011/11/14/sharepoint-variations-the-complete-guide-part-1-the-basics/

List of Agents
http://user-agents.org/

Great Looking SharePoint Sites
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/great-looking-sharepoint-sites.html

Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management

eDiscovery and In-place Holds (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161516(v=office.16).aspx

Search for Sensitive Content (2013 2016 O365)
https://blogs.office.com/2014/08/27/search-sensitive-content-sharepoint-onedrive-documents/

eDiscovery and DLP Query (2016)
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mvpawardprogram/2016/01/13/data-loss-prevention-dlp-in-sharepoint-2016-and-sharepoint-online/

eDiscovery Exchange 2016 Setup
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298021(v=exchg.160).aspx

Compliance Center (O365)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-document-deletion-policies-55e8d858-f278-482b-a198-2e62d6a2e6e5

Document Sets (2010 – 2016)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Introduction-to-Document-Sets-c49c246d-31f1-4bfe-afe2-e26698b47e05?CorrelationId=fdc87193-6c2c-4e73-9bbc-31ee4073ec95&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&ocmsassetID=HA101782466

Version History (2016)
Basics  |  Buyer Beware  |  Will I Run Out of Space? | Version History vs. Track Changes

Move documents to a different library without losing version history – Explorer
http://sharepointviews.com/move-documents-to-a-different-library-without-losing-version-history/

Move documents to a different library without losing version history – Site Content and Structure, PowerShell or SharePoint Designer
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2014/06/move-files-between-document-libraries-with-metdata-version-history.html

How to Ensure that Users are Prompted for Document Metadata in Office 365 and SharePoint 2016
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3045118/microsoft-subnet/how-to-ensure-that-users-are-prompted-for-document-metadata-in-office-365-and-sharepoint-2016.html

Video (2013 – 2016)
https://blogs.office.com/2013/03/08/enhanced-video-experience-in-sharepoint-2013/

Record Center - Differences between a records archive and in-place records
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424394(v=office.16).aspx

Site Archiving (good article on site archive options)
http://www.microsofttrends.com/2014/08/13/developing-a-site-archiving-strategy-for-sharepoint/

Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions

Why OOS
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/pla/2016/03/12/why-office-online-server-is-essential/

Configure Excel Online administrative settings
us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

Configure Office Online Server for SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff431687(v=office.16).aspx

Adding Excel Services Capabilities to a SharePoint 2016 Farm
https://whitepages.unlimitedviz.com/2016/01/adding-excel-services-capabilities-to-a-sharepoint-2016-farm/

Power Pivot Authentication and Authorization
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210621.aspx

PowerPivot Add-in
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52675

Deploying SQL Server 2016 PowerPivot and Power View in a Multi-Tier SharePoint 2016 Farm (Step by Step)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/mt674774%28SQL.130%29.aspx

SharePoint 2016 Visio Service Application, Step By Step Guide
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/35016.sharepoint-2016-visio-service-application-step-by-step-guide.aspx

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

SSRS Future
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlrsteamblog/2016/11/17/simplifying-our-sharepoint-integration-story/

More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/office-web-applications.html

Module 11: Planning and configuring productivity and collaboration

More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/07/office-web-applications.html

Excel Service Changes to Excel Online
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

Access Services Supported but …
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Access-Services-in-SharePoint-Roadmap-497fd86b-e982-43c4-8318-81e6d3e711e8

OneDrive Sync
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2903984

Workflows on SharePoint 2016 (2010 2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219638(v=office.16).aspx

Working with Web Services in SharePoint 2013 Workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn567558.aspx

Configuring a Highly Available Workflow in Workflow Manager 1.0
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj193534(v=azure.10).aspx

InfoPath 2013
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/infopath-and-sharepoint.html

More on Workflows from thecloudengineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/06/sharepoint-workflows.html

Module 12: Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2016

Upgrading and Migrating

Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff645391(v=office.16).aspx

Checklist (SharePoint 2013)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607663.aspx

Planning Worksheets for SharePoint (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262451.aspx

Update Databases to SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303436(v=office.16).aspx

Update Content Databases to SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263299(v=office.16).aspx

Upgrade Service Applications to SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj839719(v=office.16).aspx

Moving a Site
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/141859/how-to-export-the-site-and-import-the-another-server-in-sharepoint-2013

Test-SPSite
http://blog.fpweb.net/7-sharepoint-2013-upgrade-tools-you-cant-live-without

Search First Migration
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ashishranjan/2014/10/29/consuming-sp2013-search-on-sp2010-farm-a-step-towards-moving-to-sp2013/

SharePoint 2010 to 2016
http://nikcharlebois.com/upgrade-from-sharepoint-2010-to-sharepoint-2016/

ZDP - Zero Downtime Patching

ZDP - SharePoint Server 2016 – Video
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt767550(v=office.16).aspx
ZDP - SharePoint Server 2016 – Diagram with Steps
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt743024(v=office.16).aspx

ZDP in SharePoint Server 2016
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/pla/2016/03/10/zero-downtime-patching-in-sharepoint-server-2016/

ZDP with SharePoint Server 2016 Start to Finish
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sharepoint_foxhole/2016/08/04/zero-downtime-patching-with-sharepoint-server-2016-start-to-finish/

PSConfig
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2015/09/09/why-we-recommend-require-to-run-the-configuration-wizard-also-for-security-fixes/

NOTE MinRole is not required as per video, reboot after binaries or patch install

Appendix

Posters - Technical diagrams for SharePoint (2013 2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

Feature Pack 1 – New Shared MinRoles
https://blogs.office.com/2016/09/26/announcing-feature-pack-1-for-sharepoint-server-2016-cloud-born-and-future-proof/

Check Patch Level
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner/2016/08/23/sharepoint-does-not-have-a-build-version-full-stop/

Track Changes in Word 2016
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Track-changes-in-Word-197ba630-0f5f-4a8e-9a77-3712475e806a?CorrelationId=b022e585-819d-4a05-9218-0fad8f1cd092&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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

Troubleshooting Tools for SharePoint
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html

Books and Videos
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-video-podcast-and-books.html