Planning & Administering SharePoint 2016 Cape Town

SharePoint 2016 Planning and Administering Courses

 

About the course
This five-day instructor-led course in South Africa will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course which is conducted in Cape Town, teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment in South Africa. This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.2KO is an IT consulting and training company, that offers business services and training for multiple IT platforms. 2KO Africa's courses are available as full time hands-on classes, or as online e-learning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible. Students who do this course may also like Advanced Technologies - SharePoint 2016.


Who should do this course?
The course is targeted at experienced IT professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud. Students typically have more than one year of hands-on experience with planning and maintaining SharePoint and two years' experience with other core technologies on which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

The minimally qualified candidate typically:
 

  • Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint 2016.

  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.

  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.

  • Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.

  • Has experience with authentication and security technologies.


Course outline
Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016
 

After completing this course, students will be able to:
 

  • Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016.

  • Design an information architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Design a logical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Design the physical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Install and configure SharePoint 2016.

  • Create and configure web applications and site collections.

  • Plan and configure service applications for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Manage users and permissions, and secure content in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Configure authentication in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Configure platform and farm-level security in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

  • Manage information taxonomy in SharePoint web applications and site collections.

  • Configure and manage user profiles and audiences.

  • Configure and manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.

  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

 

Course Outline

Module 1:

Introducing SharePoint 2016

This module describes the structure and capabilities of a SharePoint environment, and the major changes for IT professionals in SharePoint 2016. This module also describes the options available for deploying SharePoint 2016.

 

Lessons

  • Key components of a SharePoint deployment

  • New features in SharePoint 2016

  • SharePoint 2016 deployment options

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the architecture and capabilities of SharePoint 2016.

  • Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2016.

  • Identify deployment options for SharePoint 2016.
     

Module 2:

Designing an information architecture.

This module describes how to gather business requirements, and the key elements of a successful information architecture project. This module also explains how to structure information within a SharePoint 2016 deployment and make it easy to find and retrieve.

 

Lessons

  • Identifying business requirements

  • Understanding business requirements

  • Organizing information in SharePoint 2016

  • Planning for discoverability


Lab : Designing an information architecture - Part one
Identifying site columns and content types
Lab : Creating an information architecture - Part two
Designing a business taxonomy

Module 3:

Designing a logical architecture.

This module explains how to approach a logical architecture design and how to document it.

 

Lessons

  • Overview of the SharePoint 2016 logical architecture

  • Documenting your logical architecture
     

Lab : Designing a logical architecture
Planning a logical architecture
Producing a logical architecture diagram
 

Module 4:

Designing a physical architecture

This module describes the physical design requirements for SharePoint 2016, and the physical components necessary to fulfill the physical architecture design. It also explains the SharePoint farm topologies, and describes how to map a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design.

 

Lessons

  • Designing physical components for SharePoint deployments

  • Designing supporting components for SharePoint deployments

  • SharePoint farm topologies

  • Mapping a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design


Lab : Designing a physical architecture

Assigning a physical architecture
Developing a physical architecture design diagram


Module 5:

Installing and configuring SharePoint 2016

This module explains how to install SharePoint 2016 in different topologies, script the installation, and configure a SharePoint 2016 environment. This module also explains how to configure the core farm-level settings in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

 

Lessons

  • Installing SharePoint 2016

  • Scripting installation and configuration of SharePoint

  • Configuring SharePoint 2016 farm settings


Lab : Deploying and configuring SharePoint 2016 - Part one
Provisioning a SharePoint 2016 farm
Lab : Deploying and configuring SharePoint 2016 - Part two
Configuring incoming email
Configuring outgoing email
Configuring integration with Office Online Server


Module 6:

Creating web applications and site collections

This module explains how to create web applications in SharePoint 2016 and how to configure these applications. It also explains how to create and configure site collections in SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online.

 

Lessons

  • Creating web applications

  • Configuring web applications

  • Creating and configuring site collections


Lab : Creating and configuring web applications
Creating a web application
Configuring a web application
Lab : Creating and configuring site collections
Creating and configuring site collections
Creating a site collection in a new content database
Using Fast Site Collection Creation

Module 7:

Planning and configuring service applications

This module describes the service application architecture in SharePoint 2016, and how to provision and manage service applications.

 

Lessons

  • Introduction to the service application architecture

  • Creating and configuring service applications
     

Lab : Planning and configuring service applications
Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service application with Central Administration
Provisioning a Managed Metadata Service application with Windows PowerShell
Configuring the Word Automation Services service application for document conversion
Configuring service application proxy groups

Module 8:

Managing users and permissions, and securing content

This module explains how to configure authorization in SharePoint 2016. It also explains how to configure site collection security in SharePoint 2016.

 

Lessons

  • Configuring authorization in SharePoint 2016

  • Managing access to content
     

Lab : Managing users and groups
Creating a web-application policy
Creating and managing SharePoint groups
Creating custom permission levels
Lab : Securing content in SharePoint sites
Managing permissions and inheritance
Managing site-collection security
Enabling anonymous access to a site

Module 9:

Configuring authentication for SharePoint 2016T

his module explains about the SharePoint 2016 authentication infrastructure, and how to configure claims, providers, and identity federation for SharePoint 2016. It also explains how to configure server-to-server authentication for SharePoint 2016.

 

Lessons

  • Overview of authentication

  • Configuring federated authentication

  • Configuring server-to-server authentication
     

Lab : Extend your SharePoint 2016 to support Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2016 to use federated identities
Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to enable a web application a relying party
Configuring SharePoint to trust AD FS as an identity provider
Configuring a web application to use the AD FS identity provider

Module 10:

Securing a SharePoint 2016 deployment

This module explains how to secure a SharePoint 2016 deployment at the platform level, and how to configure farm-level security settings for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.

 

Lessons

  • Securing the platform

  • Configuring farm-level security
     

Lab : Securing a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Configuring SharePoint Server communication security
Hardening a SharePoint server farm
Configuring blocked file types
Configuring Web Part security
Implementing security auditing

Module 11:

Managing taxonomy

This module explains how to create and manage content types and content-type propagation. Additionally, it explains how to implement managed metadata in SharePoint web applications and site collections. It also explains how to configure the managed metadata service application in SharePoint 2016.

 

Lessons

  • Managing content types

  • Understanding managed metadata

  • Configuring the managed metadata service


Lab : Configuring content-type propagation
Creating content types for propagation
Publishing content types across site collections
Lab : Configuring and using the managed metadata service
Configuring the managed metadata service
Creating term sets and terms
Consuming term sets

Module 12:

Configuring user profiles

This module explains how to configure the User Profile service application, and how to manage user profiles and audiences.

 

Lessons

  • Configuring the User Profile Service Application

  • Managing user profiles and audiences
     

Lab : Configuring user profiles
Configuring the User Profile Service Application
Configuring directory import and synchronization
Lab : Configuring My Sites and audiences
Configuring My Sites
Configuring audiences

Module 13:

Configuring Enterprise Search

This module describes the Search Service Application and explains how to configure the Search service in SharePoint 2016. It also explains how to manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.

 

Lessons

  • Understanding the Search Service Application architecture

  • Configuring Enterprise Search

  • Managing Enterprise Search
     

Lab : Configuring Enterprise Search
Configuring the Search Service Application
Configuring a file share content source
Configuring a local SharePoint content source
Creating a search center
Lab : Optimizing the search experience
Configuring a result source and a query rule
Customizing the search experience
Creating and deploying a thesaurus
Configuring entity extractors and refiners
Managing query spelling correction

Module 14:

Monitoring and maintaining a SharePoint 2016 environment

This module explains how to implement a monitoring plan for SharePoint 2016, and how to optimize the performance of a SharePoint 2016 deployment. It also explains how to plan for and configure SharePoint caching. Further, it explains how to identify and resolve problems in a SharePoint 2016 environment.

 

Lessons

  • Monitoring a SharePoint 2016 environment

  • Tuning and optimizing a SharePoint 2016 environment

  • Planning and configuring caching

  • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2016 environment
     

Lab : Monitoring a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Configuring usage and health data collection
Configuring Sharepoint diagnostic logging
Configuring Health Analyzer rules
Reviewing usage and health data
Lab : Investigating page load times
Analyzing network traffic
Analyzing SharePoint page performance