Course description

Learn to configure and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment.

In this course, you will learn how to configure and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 environment. You will learn the guidelines, best practices, and considerations to help you optimize your SharePoint Server deployment.

This course incorporates content from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and covers the skills and knowledge measured by Exam 70-331 and, in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help you prepare for the exam.

Each individual Microsoft Official Course On-Demand includes 3 months (or 12 months with purchase of Microsoft Total Access Collection) of 24x7 access to the following:

What You’ll Learn in Class:

Who Needs to Attend:

Follow-On Courses:

Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (M20332)


Course Outline:

  1. Features of SharePoint 2013

    • Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment

    • New Features in SharePoint 2013

    • SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options

  2. Designing an Information Architecture

    • Business Requirements

    • Organizing Information in SharePoint Server 2013

    • Planning for Discoverability

  3. Designing a Logical Architecture

    • Identifying Business Requirements

    • SharePoint Server 2013 Logical Architecture

    • Documenting Your Logical Architecture

  4. Designing a Physical Architecture

    • Designing Physical and Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments

    • SharePoint Farm Topologies

    • Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design

  5. Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013

    • Installing SharePoint Server 2013

    • Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings

    • Scripting Installation and Configuration

  6. Creating Web Applications and Site Collections

  7. Planning and Configuring Service Applications

    • Service Application Architecture

    • Creating and Configuring Service Applications

  8. Managing Users and Permissions

    • Authorization in SharePoint 2013

    • Managing Access to Content

  9. Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013

    • Authentication

    • Configuring Federated and Server-to-Server Authentication

  10. Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment

    • Securing the Platform

    • Configuring Farm-Level Security

  11. Managing Taxonomy

    • Managing Content Types

    • Managing Term Stores and Term Sets

  12. Configuring User Profiles

    • Configuring the User Profile Service Application

    • Managing User Profiles and Audiences

  13. Configuring Enterprise Search

    • Search Service Architecture

    • Configuring and Managing Enterprise Search

  14. Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment

    • Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Environment

    • Tuning and Optimizing a SharePoint Environment

    • Planning and Configuring Caching

    • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2013 Environment


Lab 1: Create an Information Architecture

Lab 2: Design a Logical Architecture

Lab 3: Design a Physical Architecture

Lab 4: Deploy and Configure SharePoint Server 2013

Lab 5a: Create and Configure Web Applications

Lab 5b: Create and Configure Site Collections

Lab 6: Plan and Configure Service Applications

Lab 7a: Manage Users and Groups

Lab 7b: Security Content in SharePoint Sites

Lab 8: Configure SharePoint 2013 to Use Federated Identities

Lab 9a: Harden a SharePoint 2013 Server Farm

Lab 9b: Configure Farm-Level Security

Lab 10a: Configure Content Type Propagation

Lab 10b: Configure and Use Managed Metadata Term Sets

Lab 11A: Configure User Profiles

Lab 11b: Configure My Sites and Audiences

Lab 12a: Configure Enterprise Search

Lab 12b: Configure the Search Experience

Lab 13a: Monitor a SharePoint 2013 Deployment

Lab 13b: Investigate Page Load Times