M10174: Configuring and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010

5 Day Course
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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