Monday, January 16, 2017

Course 20331B: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Course Details

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

Suggested Classes

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

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

Certification

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

PowerShell

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

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

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

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

20331 Modules


Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2013"


More from the Cloud Engineer - Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html
Compare Foundation Standard Enterprise
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx#bkmk_FeaturesOnPremise
Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=299525
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx
Overview of mobile devices and SharePoint Server 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302034
Create and configure communities in SharePoint Server 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302036
Configure My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302037
Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302039
SharePoint feature availability across on-premises solutions
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302040
Hybrid for SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302043 Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx
SharePoint Versions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj819267.aspx

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

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


 

Module 2, “Designing an Information Architecture"

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

Module 3 “Designing a Logical Architecture"


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

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

Module 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"


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


Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013"

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

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

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

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

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

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

Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"


More from The Cloud Engineer – web app vs site collection vs site
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/11/web-application-vs-site-collection-vs.html
Move Site Collection
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc825328.aspx
Create a web application in SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261875(v=office.15).aspx
Site Collection Owner vs Site Collection Administrator
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2015/04/site-collection-administrators.html
Create Web Application via CA or PowerShell
https://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/ee806885.aspx

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

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

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

Module 7 “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"


More on Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/versions.html
SharePoint 2013 service applications - Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=299540
Operations for SharePoint 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262289.aspx
Site and Solution Administration 2010 (Oldie but a goodie - still applies to 2013)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794341(v=office.14).aspx
Service Application Dependencies
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg983005.aspx


Module 8 “Managing Users and Permissions"

SharePoint permissions from Office.com
Plan your permissions strategy
Introduction: Control user access with permissions
Understanding permission levels (great table)
What is permissions inheritance?
Site Collection Owner vs. Site Collection Administrator
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc750414.aspx
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/41414/site-collection-owners-and-site-collection-administrators-can-anyone-explain-th
SharePoint Keeps Asking for Password Every time?
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2012/04/sharepoint-keeps-asking-for-password.html
Default Permission levels and groups in SharePoint 2013 (techet)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262690.aspx
Default Permission levels and groups in SharePoint 2013 (office.com)
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Default-SharePoint-groups-in-SharePoint-Server-50855943-c151-42bf-b6ea-07f2bb366ecc
Hiding the Evil SharePoint 2013 Share Buttons
http://techtrainingnotes.blogspot.com/2015/08/hiding-evil-sharepoint-2013-share.html

More from The Cloud Engineer

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

Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013"

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

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

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

Module 10 “Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment"

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

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

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

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

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


Module 11 “Managing Taxonomy"


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


Module 12 “Configuring User Profiles"

Server-to-server authentication and user profiles in SharePoint Server 2013
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=302080
AD Import – Step by Step
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meacoex/archive/2013/08/04/step-by-step-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013.aspx
UPA – Step by Step
http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2013/02/18/sharepoint-2010-2013-user-profile-synchronization.aspx
Oldie but Goodie
http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010ups.aspx
AD Import Mappings
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2013/02/18/Default-Active-Directory-Import-User-Profile-Property-Mappings-in-SharePoint.aspx
Cleanup Obsolete Users and Groups and more in this article …
Maintain user profile synchronization settings in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014(v=office.15).aspx

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

Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"


KQL
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911(v=office.15).aspx
Search Reports
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219611.aspx
Query spelling suggestions
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-for-the-masses/
Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219499
Query Spelling Suggestions
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/sharepoint-2013-query-spelling-inclusions-masses-revisited/
Query Suggestions
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441
Continuous Crawls - The default interval every 15 minutes. Shortest interval possible every 1 minute.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219802.aspx
Search Query Tool
http://sp2013searchtool.codeplex.com/
SEO
http://blog.mastykarz.nl/search-engine-optimization-sharepoint-2013/
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn794251.aspx

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

Module 14 “Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment"


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

Appendix

PowerShell for SharePoint

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

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

Visio Stencil


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

Worksheets

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

Monday, January 9, 2017

20339-1A: Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

Course Details

Course 20339-1: Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/course.aspx?cid=20339-1

About this course

This five-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment.

This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.

Audience profile

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

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

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint 2016.

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

  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.

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

  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.


Suggested Classes

More from the Cloud Engineer - SharePoint 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
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 / 4.0
10325 – Automating Administration with PowerShell 2.0

Certification

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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
MCSE SharePoint 2016 – Certification Information
http://randelhall.blogspot.com/2016/06/sharepoint-2016-mcse.html

PowerShell

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

Module 1 “Introducing SharePoint 2016"

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

SharePoint 2016 - New Features
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121(v=office.16).aspx

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

Office Online Server
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219456(v=office.16).aspx

Browser Support List
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526(v=office.16).aspx

More from the Cloud Engineer - Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html

Module 2, “Designing an Information Architecture"

Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787(v=office.16).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
Compare Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/03/sharepoint-features-comparison.html
Special Characters
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-SharePoint-Server-2016-089369b5-c3d4-4551-8bed-22b2548abd3b

Module 3 “Designing a Logical Architecture"


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 4 “Designing a Physical Architecture"

Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint Server 2016

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16)
Hardware (MSDN)
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(v=office.16).aspx
Virtualization (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607968(v=office.15).aspx
Best Practice Hyper-V (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621103.aspx
Technical Diagrams – Posters
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263199.aspx

Module 5 “Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2016"

Offical - Install and configure SharePoint Server 2016 Guide
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262957(v=office.16).aspx

Why Use OOS
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/pla/2016/03/12/why-office-online-server-is-essential/
OOS – OWA Replacement
https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/office-online-server-now-available/
OOS Installation
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.16).aspx

OOS  Office Online Server version compatibility list
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219456(v=office.16).aspx

Office Online Server and SharePoint Server 2016 (https)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346470(v=office.16).aspx

Reset Farm PassPhrase
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607568.aspx

Module 6 “Creating Web Applications and Site Collections"

Create Web Application (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261875(v=office.15).aspx

Comparison of host-named site collections and path-based site collections (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx

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

Unhide Blank Site Template
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/fe0bcb0b-e7d7-4271-8f7f-d13920f178e7/how-to-create-blank-site-collection-in-sharepoint-2016?forum=sharepointadminlegacy
http://www.sharepointpals.com/post/How-to-Create-a-Blank-Site-Collection-and-a-Blank-Sub-Site-on-SharePoint-2013

Guide to Host Named Site Collection (2013)
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/russmax/2013/10/31/guide-to-sharepoint-2013-host-name-site-collections/

Renaming Web Application (2010)
http://www.sharepointdiary.com/2013/07/how-to-change-sharepoint-web-application-name-and-url.html

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
Site Collection Owner vs Site Collection Administrator
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2015/04/site-collection-administrators.html
Web Template List
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/09/site-templates.html

Module 7 “Planning and Configuring Service Applications"


More from The Cloud Engineer
SharePoint Versions
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2013/02/versions.html


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

Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Understanding-permission-levels-in-SharePoint-87ecbb0e-6550-491a-8826-c075e4859848

Update – Refresh AD User Group Membership
http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/14649/why-are-user-permissions-set-in-ad-not-updated-immediately-to-sharepoint
https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/86169-sharepoint-2013-permissions-controlled-by-ad-security-group-will-not-update

Nested AD Groups
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261972.aspx

TDE on Content Databases
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/rycampbe/2013/10/14/securing-sharepoint-harden-sql-server-in-sharepoint-environments/

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

Module 9 “Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2016"

Exchange
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee704552(v=office.16).aspx

Server to Server (Oauth)
https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/jj219546(v=office.16).aspx

ADFS – Upgrade 2.1 or 3.0 (Note 2.1 use proxy 3.0 uses webapplication proxy)
https://goodworkaround.com/2013/9/20/howto---adfs-on-windows-server-2012-r2-with-office-365/

SharePoint Authentication and Session Management (2013)
http://blog.robgarrett.com/2013/05/06/sharepoint-authentication-and-session-management/

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

Module 10 “Securing a SharePoint 2016 Deployment"

Anti-Virus
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/952167

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

Module 11 “Managing Taxonomy"

Column – How to Add
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/create-change-or-delete-a-column-in-a-list-or-library-HA102771913.aspx
Column Types
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Site-column-types-and-options-0d8ddb7b-7dc7-414d-a283-ee9dca891df7?CorrelationId=116cd688-8ffe-42fc-ae51-573a52b48dfe&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&ocmsassetID=HA010302196
Custom File Retention Schedule
https://www.itunity.com/article/custom-sharepoint-retention-policy-work-2726

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

More from The Cloud Engineer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/10/managed-metadata-service_04.html

Module 12 “Configuring User Profiles"

LDAP Search Filters
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa746475(v=vs.85).aspx
LDAP Search Filter Examples
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/5392.active-directory-ldap-syntax-filters.aspx
LDAP Query Basics
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996205(v=exchg.65).aspx

AD Import Setup (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219646.aspx
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/meacoex/2013/08/04/step-by-step-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013/

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

Monitor AD Import Using ULS
http://www.harbar.net/archive/2012/07/23/sp13adi.aspx
Monitor AD Import Using PowerShell – Dev Only
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/bettertogether/2014/08/04/monitoring-active-directory-import-for-sharepoint-2013-user-profiles/

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

USPA My Site SharePoint Personal Site instantiation queues (2013)
http://www.wictorwilen.se/sharepoint-2013-personal-site-instantiation-queues-and-bad-throughput

Module 13 “Configuring Enterprise Search"

KQL
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee558911.aspx

Search Planning
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263400(v=office.16).aspx

Scale search for Internet Sites in SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn342836(v=office.16).aspx

Reasons for a Full Crawl (2013 Latest)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4356bad9-de1d-4e81-b049-17248b4a86c1#Plan_full_crawl

Promoted Search Results (2013 Latest)
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/34049.sharepoint-2013-promoted-search-results.aspx

New Visual Best Bets (2013 Latest)
https://talesfromitside.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/sharepoint-2013-and-the-new-visual-best-bets/

Module 14 “Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2016 Environment"

Configure diagnostic logging in SharePoint (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee748656(v=office.16).aspx
View data in the logging database in SharePoint (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj715694(v=office.16).aspx
Health Monitoring (2016)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee681489(v=office.16).aspx

More from The Cloud Engineer
PAL
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2012/05/pal.html
TroubleShooting Tools – Fiddler WireShark ULSViewer
http://thecloudengineer.blogspot.com/2011/09/sharepoint-troubleshooting-tools.html

Appendix

PowerShell for SharePoint

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

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


More Info

Office Visio Stencil
https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=35772
SQL Server 2016 Dev Edition
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud-platform/sql-server-editions-developers

Group Managed Service Accounts

Do NOT use Group Managed Service Accounts in SharePoint
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14500.sharepoint-2013-service-accounts.aspx
gMSA
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2012/12/16/windows-server-2012-group-managed-service-accounts/

Thursday, December 15, 2016

20339-2A:Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

Course Details

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

Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

About this course

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

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

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

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

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

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

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

  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.

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

  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

  • Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

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

Suggested Classes


SharePoint

20339-1 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
20339-2 – Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
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


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

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

Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016

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

Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2016
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj838715(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/

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

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

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

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

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

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://featureadmin.codeplex.com/

Extract a WSP Solution (SharePoint 2010)

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/kaevans/2011/12/05/extract-a-wsp-solution-from-sharepoint-2010/

Module 7: Connecting people

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

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

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

More From The Cloud Engineer
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/

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/

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

Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management

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

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

eDiscovery and In-place Holds (2013)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161516.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

Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions

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

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
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346112(v=office.16).aspx

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

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

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

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

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

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