M10174: Configuring and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010

5 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M10174

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The course teaches students how to install, configure and administer SharePoint, and also manage and monitor sites and users by using SharePoint 2010.


Delegates will learn how to:

  • Prepare for and install SharePoint 2010
  • Configure the fundamental service and logical components of a SharePoint implementation
  • Administer SharePoint using the user interface, the command line, and Windows PowerShell
  • Manage content in Lists and Libraries
  • Administer identities and authentication
  • Secure content in SharePoint sites
  • Manage customizations to a SharePoint implementation
  • Configure SharePoint services and applications
  • Configure SharePoint social networking features
  • Manage SharePoint search
  • Configure farms, servers, service applications, and web applications
  • Install, upgrade, configure, and operate a SharePoint farm
  • Configure high availability and recoverability
  • Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2003 or 2008 administrators and are interested in learning how to administer SharePoint 2010. The course is also intended for part time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) applications in conjunction with internal business customers.

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Introducing SharePoint 2010 (4 topics)

  • Describe the relationship between SharePoint, Active Directory, and SQL Server
  • Create the accounts and permissions that are required to install SharePoint
  • Identify the role of the Prerequisite Installer
  • Install the first server in a SharePoint farm

Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet (8 topics)

  • Describe the high level structure, components, and functioning of the farm
  • Perform configuration of a SharePoint farm using the Farm Configuration Wizard
  • Understand the logical topology of SharePoint web apps, site collections, and sites
  • Experience SharePoint user-facing functionality
  • Create a Web application
  • Create a site collection
  • Configure managed paths
  • Create a content database

Administering and Automating SharePoint (5 topics)

  • Load Microsoft.SharePoint.Dll into PowerShell 64bit.
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Enumerate Webs
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Create a SharePoint Site
  • Create a PowerShell Script to Create/Update a ListItem
  • Automate common SharePoint tasks with Stsadm

Configuring Content Management (4 topics)

  • Configure List Query Thresholds
  • Setup Remote Blog Storage on a Content Database
  • Configure RBS
  • Migrate to and from RBS

Configuring Authentication (4 topics)

  • Create a custom authentication store using ASP.NET
  • Configure the default authentication method of a SharePoint Web application to use a custom membership provider
  • Understand how to configure Secure Store service
  • Setup an application to use Secure Store service

Securing Content (8 topics)

  • Add users
  • Enable access requests
  • Configure SharePoint default groups
  • Experience the security trimmed interface
  • Create groups
  • Create custom permission levels
  • Explore Permission Inheritance
  • Assign Roles to Securable Objects

Managing SharePoint Customizations (7 topics)

  • Describe and manage SharePoint features
  • Describe and manage SharePoint solutions (farm)
  • Describe sandboxed solutions
  • Describe function of sandboxed solution timer jobs
  • Configure sandbox solution resource points
  • Understand the developer dashboard
  • Understand how to enable and disable the developer dashboard

Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Applications (7 topics)

  • Describe and configure SharePoint services
  • Describe and configure SharePoint Windows services
  • Understand SharePoint and SQL Permissions requirements
  • Understand Application Pools and Identities requirements
  • Implement SSL Security
  • Find and manage service applications
  • Install a new service application

Managing SharePoint Services and Applications (2 topics)

  • Describe Office Web Applications features
  • Install Office Web Applications

Configuring User Profiles and Social Networking (6 topics)

  • Configure user profiles (Active Directory)
  • Configure import connections
  • Configure profile properties
  • Explore ForeFront Identity
  • Configure My Sites
  • Administer a My Site

Administering SharePoint Search (7 topics)

  • Create and configure content sources
  • Modify the default search settings
  • Create and configure search scopes
  • Tweak relevance algorithms
  • Create keyword & best bets
  • Create and update thesaurus files
  • Create and update noise word files

Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010 (7 topics)

  • Create a multi-server farm
  • Configure server roles
  • Install a language pack
  • Install SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 2
  • Install Cumulative Update (Oct 2009)
  • Perform a database attach upgrade
  • Perform a visual upgrade

Implementing Business Continuity (5 topics)

  • Understand backup options
  • Use Central Administration to back up your farm
  • Use PowerShell to back up your farm
  • Restore your SharePoint farm from back up
  • Understand partial restore techniques

Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance (9 topics)

  • Configuring diagnostic logging
  • Understand logging levels
  • Enable event throttling
  • Set log file size limits
  • Understand ULS Log file structure
  • Understand when to use the ULS Viewer
  • Explore SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • Understand Health Analyzer rules
  • Identify and monitor system performance bottlenecks


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have experience: * Administering Active Directory: creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, configuring Group Policy * Administering network infrastructure: DNS, TCP/IP connectivity * General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010 * Administering SQL Server 2005 or 2008: creating logons, assigning roles, using SQL Management Studio * One year experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets * General security and authentication practices

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