SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions (Exam 70-331) - Expert

6 Hours, 7 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

SharePoint 2013 Core Solutions teaches students what they need to consider when preparing to install and configure a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 infrastructure. Content will cover guidelines, best practices, and important things to consider during your SharePoint deployment. It also introduces all of the topics on the 70-331 Microsoft certification exam.

Course Objectives

Getting Started , Information Architecture , Managed Metadata Navigation , Master Pages , Content Types , Designing Logical Structure , Designing Physical Structure , Hosted SharePoint , Authentication , Authorization , Farm Security , Installing SharePoint , Farm Settings , Service Applications , User Profiles , Search Architecture , Configuring Search , Tuning Search , Monitoring and Maintenance , Introduction

Course Prerequisites

Students should have at least one year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise. A candidate should also demonstrate the ability to manage software in a Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2012 environment. Students should also have working knowledge of Active Directory and administering a Windows server environment.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Getting Started

  • The SharePoint Hierarchy
  • Deployment Options

3 - Information Architecture

  • What is IA and Key Concepts in SharePoint

4 - Managed Metadata Navigation

  • Managed Metadata Navigation
  • Master Pages

5 - Master Pages

  • Editing Master Pages
  • Publishing
  • Creating a Design Package

6 - Content Types

  • Creating a Content Type
  • Taxonomy and Managed Metadata

7 - Designing Logical Structure

  • The SharePoint Hierarchy
  • Web and Service Applications
  • Site Collections

8 - Designing Physical Structure

  • Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Farm Topologies

9 - Hosted SharePoint

  • Versions Authentication and Features Not Available

10 - Authentication

  • Authentication v Authorization
  • Authentication Types
  • Configuring Federation Claims
  • Who Gets Authenticated

11 - Authorization

  • Users
  • Groups
  • Permission Levels
  • Permission Inheritance
  • Web Application Permission Policies

12 - Farm Security

  • Ports and Services
  • Central Administration Security Settings
  • Service Application Security Settings
  • Web Application Security Settings

13 - Installing SharePoint

  • Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Three Phases of SharePoint Installation
  • Scripting Installation

14 - Farm Settings

  • Servers in Farm
  • Email
  • General Application Settings
  • Office Web Apps Integration
  • Apps and Workflow Server Integration

15 - Service Applications

  • 2013 Service Applications
  • Proxy Groups
  • Installing Service Applications

16 - User Profiles

  • User Profiles and Properties
  • Sync Connections
  • My Sites and Audiences

17 - Search Architecture

  • Crawl Process
  • Query Process

18 - Configuring Search

  • Installing Search Service Architecture
  • Configuring Content Sources
  • Configuring Crawl Rules
  • Other Crawler Settings

19 - Tuning Search

  • Security Trimming
  • Custom Extractors, Exclusions, and Inclusions
  • Authoritative Pages and Query Rules

20 - Monitoring and Maintenance

  • Quality Assurance
  • Usage and Health Providers
  • Diagnostic Logging and Developer Dashboard

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