Microsoft 20331 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

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

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?

This course is aimed at IT professionals responsible for installing, configuring, deploying and managing SharePoint Server 2013 installations in data center or the cloud, professionals with at least four years of experience planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies that SharePoint depends on like Windows Server 2008 R2, Internet Information Services, SQL Server 2008 R2, Active Directory and networking infrastructure and business application administrators that have basic knowledge of SharePoint platform that want to understand how to manage SharePoint Server 2013 when administering line-of-business projects in cunjunction with internal business customers.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Key features of SharePoint 2013
  • Design an information architecture
  • Design logical and physical architectures
  • Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013
  • Create web applications and site collections
  • Plan and configure service applications
  • Manage users and permissions
  • Configure authentication for SharePoint 2013
  • Secure a SharePoint 2013 deployment
  • Manage taxonomy
  • Configure user profiles and enterprise search
  • Monitor and maintain a SharePoint 2013 environment


Students need to have:

  • Minimum of one year experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2010 farms across a large enterprise and/or a minimum two years experience with SharePoint 2007 and knowledge of the differences between 2007 and 2010, particularly the Service Application model
  • Experience managing software in Windows 2008 R2 enterprise server or in a Windows Server 2012 environment
  • Experience deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud
  • Experience administering Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Experience configuring Active Directory for use in authentication, authorization and as a user store
  • Experience managing an application remotely using Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Experience connecting applications to Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience implementing claims-based security
Course outline

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
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

Follow On
Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (M20332)

Certification Programs
MCSE: SharePoint