Course description

Learn the basics of SharePoint Server 2013 environment with special focus on high availability, disaster recovery, enterprise and web content, and governance.

In this class, you will learn how to design, configure, and manage a SharePoint Server 2013 environment and perform an upgrade/migration from SharePoint 2010. You will focus on advanced solutions of SharePoint 2013, including the design of business continuity services (high availability and disaster recovery). You will plan and configure business connectivity services, people collaboration, business intelligence, enterprise and web content management, manage solutions and apps for SharePoint Server 2013, and develop a governance plan.

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:

Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint Server 2013

Who Needs to Attend:



This course is a part of the following programs or tracks:

Course Outline:

  1. Architecture in SharePoint Server 2013

    • Core components of the SharePoint 2013 architecture

    • New features

    • SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online Editions

  2. Designing for Business Continuity Management

    • Designing data base topologies for high availability and disaster recovery

    • Designing SharePoint infrastructure for high availability

    • Planning for disaster recovery

  3. Testing the Backup and Restore Process

    • Planning service applications and configuring Service Application Federation

    • Designing and configuring a service application topology

  4. Configuring and Managing Business Connectivity Services

    • Planning and configuring business connectivity services

    • Configuring the secure store service

    • Managing business data connectivity models

  5. Connecting People

    • Manage user profiles

    • Enabling social interaction and building communities

  6. Enabling Productivity and Collaboration

    • Aggregating tasks

    • Planning and configuring collaboration features and composites

  7. Planning and Configuring Business Intelligence

    • Planning, deploying, and managing business intelligence services

    • Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools

  8. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Search

    • Configuring Search for an enterprise environment

    • Configuring the Search experience

    • Optimizing Search

  9. Planning and Configuring Enterprise Content Management

    • Planning content and records management

    • Planning and configuring eDiscovery

  10. Planning and Configuring Web Content Management

    • Planning and implementing a web content management infrastructure

    • Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites

    • Supporting multiple languages, locales, and mobile users

    • Enabling design and customization

  11. Managing Solutions in SharePoint Server 2013

    • SharePoint Solution Architecture

    • Managing sandbox solutions

  12. Managing Apps for SharePoint Server 2013

    • SharePoint App Architecture

    • Provisioning and managing apps and app catalogs

  13. Developing a Governance Plan

    • Elements of governance planning

    • Planning and implementing governance in SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013

  1. Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2013

    • Preparing the upgrade or migration environment

    • Performing the upgrade process and manage site collection upgrade


Lab 1: Review Core SharePoint Concepts

Lab 2: Plan and Perform Backups and Restores

Lab 3: Plan a Service Application Architecture

Lab 4: Federate Service Applications between SharePoint Server Farms

Lab 5: Configure Business Connectivity Services and the Secure Store Service

Lab 6: Manage Business Data Connectivity Models

Lab 7: Configure Profile Synchronization and My Sites

Lab 8: Configure Community Sites

Lab 9: Configure Project Sites

Lab 10: Configure Workflow

Lab 11: Configure Excel Services

Lab 12: Configure PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint

Lab 13: Plan an Enterprise Search Deployment

Lab 14: Manage Search Relevance in SharePoint Server 2013

Lab 15: Configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013

Lab 16: Configure Records Management in SharePoint Server 2013

Lab 17: Configure Managed Navigation and Catalog Sites

Lab 18: Configure Device Channels

Lab 19: Manage Solutions

Lab 20: Configure and Manage SharePoint Apps

Lab 21: Develop a Plan for Governance

Lab 22: Manage Site Creation and Deletion

Lab 23: Perform a Database-Attach Upgrade

Lab 24: Manage Site Collection Upgrades