Microsoft 10174 – Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010

In this course you will learn how to install, configure and administer SharePoint 2010. You will also learn to use SharePoint 2010 to manage and monitor sites and users.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at Windows 2003 and 2008 administrators interested in learning how to administer on-premise SharePoint 2010 and business application administrators that administer line-of-business applications in conjunction with internal business customers.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Prepare for and install SharePoint 2010
  • Configure the fundamental service and logical components of a SharePoint implementation
  • Administer SharePoint using the user interface, the command line, and Windows PowerShell
  • Manage content in lists and libraries
  • Administer identities and authentication
  • Secure content in SharePoint sites
  • Manage customizations to a SharePoint implementation
  • Configure SharePoint services and applications
  • Configure SharePoint social networking features
  • Manage SharePoint search
  • Configure farms, servers, service applications, and web applications
  • Install, upgrade, configure, and operate a SharePoint farm
  • Configure high availability and recoverability
  • Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance
  • New features and functionality in SharePoint 2010 SP1 and Office 365’s SharePoint Online


Students need to have:

  • Experience administering Active Directory, including creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, and configuring Group Policy
  • Experience administering network infrastructures, including DNS and TCP/IP connectivity
  • Conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
  • Experience administering SQL Server 2005 or 2008, including creating logons, assigning roles, and using SQL Management Studio
  • One year experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  • Knowledge of general security and authentication practices
Course outline

Course Outline

Course outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Microsoft SharePoint 2010This module provides an overview of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online. It will prepare students for the installation of the first server in a SharePoint 2010 farm and give details on SharePoint 2010 Sp1 and SharePoint Online.Lessons

Evaluating the Features of Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Preparing for SharePoint 2010
Installing SharePoint 2010
Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010

Lab : Installing SharePoint 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
Prepare for SharePoint 2010
Install SharePoint 2010
Perform an Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010

Module 2: Creating a SharePoint 2010 IntranetThis module covers creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet and shows students how to configure and administer the fundamental components of a SharePoint farm, including its configuration, logical structure, user-facing features, and underlying engine.Lessons

Performing Initial Farm Configuration
Configuring the SharePoint Logical Structure
Exploring the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture

Lab : Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Perform Initial Farm Configuration
Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture

Module 3: Administering and Automating SharePointThis module covers Administering and Automating SharePoint. It covers how to apply the full range of options for administering and automating SharePoint—Central Administration, STSADM, and PowerShell. The module also introduces students to the logs.Lessons

Configuring Central Administration
Administering SharePoint from the Command Line
Automating SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell

Lab : Automating SharePoint with Windows PowerShell
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure Central Administration
Administer SharePoint from the Command Line
Automate SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell

Module 4: Configuring Content ManagementThis module covers Configuring Content Management. It explains to students how to manage content (lists, libraries, items and documents).Lessons

Optimizing Content Storage and Access
Managing Site Content Types and Site Columns
Configuring the Managed Metadata Service

Lab : Lab A: Configuring List Throttling and Remote BLOB StorageLab : Lab B: Configuring Managed Metadata
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Optimize Content Storage and Access
Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
Configure the Managed Metadata Service

Module 5: Configuring Authentication
This module describes the process of how to administer authentication to SharePoint Web applications.

Understanding Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
Understanding Federated Authentication

Lab : Lab A: Configuring Custom AuthenticationLab : Lab B: Configuring Secure Store
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Microsoft SharePointServer 2010 authentication.
Describe SharePoint Server 2010 federated authentication.

Module 6: Securing ContentThis module details how to manage security of SharePoint content within a Web application.Lessons

Administering SharePoint Groups
Implementing SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
Securing and Auditing SharePoint Content
Configuring Security for SharePoint Content

Lab : Configuring Security for SharePoint Content
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Administer SharePoint Groups
Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
Secure and Auditing SharePoint Content
Configure Security for SharePoint Content

Module 7: Managing SharePoint CustomizationsThis module enables students to manage customizations to the SharePoint environment.Lessons

Customizing Microsoft SharePoint
Deploying and Managing Features and Solutions
Configuring Sandboxed Solutions

Lab : Lab A: Administering Features and SolutionsLab : Lab B: Administering Sandboxed Solutions
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Customize SharePoint installations to suit your organizational needs.
Deploy and manage SharePoint features and solutions.
Configure sandboxed solutions.

Module 8: Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Service ApplicationsThis module shows students how to manage the SharePoint service as a whole, as well as individual services and service applicationsLessons

Securing the Enterprise SharePoint Service
Securing and Isolating Web Applications
Services and Service Applications

Lab : Lab A: Administering SharePoint ServicesLab : Lab B: Configuring Application SecurityLab : Lab C: Configuring Service Applications
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Secure your enterprise-level SharePoint service.
Secure Web applications.
Configure SharePoint services and service applications.

Module 9: User Profiles and Social NetworkingThis module describes how to manage user profiles, My Sites, and social content.Lessons

Configuring User Profiles
Implementing SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features

Lab : Lab A: Configuring User ProfilesLab : Lab B: Administering My Sites
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure user profiles.
Implement SharePoint 2010 social networking features.

Module 10: Administering and Configuring SharePoint SearchThis module discusses how to administer and configure SharePoint Search.Lessons

Configuring Search
Refining Search

Lab : Lab A: Configuring SearchLab : Lab B: Tuning SharePoint Search
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure the search features of SharePoint Server 2010.
Refine searches in SharePoint 2010.

Module 11: Implementing Productivity Service ApplicationsThis module enables students to configure specific service applications.Lessons

Implementing Business Connectivity Services
Configuring Excel Services
Understanding PerformancePoint Services
Implementing InfoPath Forms Services
Implementing Visio Services Features
Implementing Access Services
Implementing Office Web Apps

Lab : Implementing Office Web Apps
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe business connectivity services.
Configure Excel services.
Describe PerformancePoint Services.
Configure InfoPath services.
Implement Visio services.
Implement Access services.
Install Office Web Apps.

Module 12: Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010This module teaches students how to install and upgrade to SharePoint 2010 in a variety of scenarios, and to keep SharePoint 2010 currentLessons

Installing SharePoint Servers and Farms
Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
Evaluating Installations and Upgrades
Configuring SharePoint Operational Settings
Updating SharePoint

Lab : Lab A: Preparing SharePoint 2007 for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010Lab : Lab B: Upgrading SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Install SharePoint servers and farms.
Upgrade SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010.
Plan SharePoint installations and upgrades.
Configure operational settings in SharePoint 2010.
Update SharePoint.

Module 13: Implementing Business Continuity
This module enables students to configure business continuity for SharePoint.

Protecting and Recovering Content
Working with Backup and Restore for Disaster Recovery
Implementing High Availability Solutions

Lab : Lab A: Implementing a Backup StrategyLab : Lab B: Implementing a Restore Strategy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how to protect content and recover content.
Perform backup and restore operations to mitigate against disasters.
Implement high availability solutions with SharePoint Server.

Module 14: Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint PerformanceThis module shows students how to monitor SharePoint performance, health, and usage, and to identify and remediate performance and health problems.Lessons

Monitoring Logs
Configuring SharePoint Health Analyzer
Configuring Usage Reports and Web Analytics
Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance

Lab : Lab A: Configuring SharePoint MonitoringLab : Lab B: Analyzing SharePoint HealthLab : Lab C: Reporting SharePoint Usage
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Use monitoring logs to establish a baseline for performance monitoring.
Configure SharePoint Health Analyzer.
Configure both usage reports and Web analytics.
Monitor your SharePoint servers’ performance and optimize them.

Module 15: SharePoint Online and Office 365This module covers implementing sand administering Office 365 and SharePoint OnlineLessons

Introducing Office 365 and SharePoint Online
Setting Up Office 365
Administering SharePoint Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the components of Office 365 and compare the functionality of SharePoint Online to that of a SharePoint on-premise farm.
Create and configure an Office 365 subscription.
Secure SharePoint Online and integrate it with on-premise systems.

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Certification programs
MCITP: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrator