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Configuring & Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2010

  • Price £1,640.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


The course teaches students how to install, configure and administer SharePoint, and also manage and monitor sites and users by using SharePoint 2010.

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are experienced Windows Server 2003 or 2008 administrators and are interested in learning how to administer SharePoint 2010. The course is also intended for part time Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are engaged in the administering line-of-business (LOB) applications in conjunction with internal business customers.


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have experience:

•Administering Active Directory: creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, configuring Group Policy
•Administering network infrastructure: DNS, TCP/IP connectivity
•General conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
•Administering SQL Server 2005 or 2008: creating logons, assigning roles, using SQL Management Studio
•One year experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
•General security and authentication practices


After completing this course, students will be able 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

Course Content

Module 1: Introducing SharePoint 2010
The goal of this module is to enable students to prepare for and install the first server in a SharePoint 2010 farm.


•Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
•Prepare for SharePoint 2010
•Install SharePoint 2010
•Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010
Lab : Install SharePoint 2010

•Exercise 1: Create Active Directory Accounts for SharePoint
•Exercise 2: Install SharePoint Server Prerequisites
•Exercise 3: Install SharePoint Server
•Exercise 4: Run the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard
•Exercise 5:Configure the Farm with the Farm Configuration Wizard
•Exercise 6 (Optional): Install a Language Pack
Module 2: Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure and administer the fundamental components of a SharePoint farm, including its configuration, logical structure, user-facing features, and underlying engine.


•Perform Initial Farm Configuration
•Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
•Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture
Lab : Create a SharePoint 2010 Intranet

•Exercise 1: Create a Web Application
•Exercise 2: Create a Site Collection
•Exercise 3: Create a Site Collection in a New Content Database
Module 3: Administering and Automating SharePoint
The goal of this module is to enable students to apply the full range of options for administering and automating SharePoint: Central Administration, STSADM, and Windows PowerShell. The module also introduces students to the logs, which are mentioned in several subsequent modules and are detailed in Module 14.


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

•Exercise 1: Add SharePoint Functionality to Windows PowerShell
•Exercise 2: Delegate the Ability to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage SharePoint
•Exercise 3: Report Web and Site Collection Properties
•Exercise 4: Create Site Collections Using Windows PowerShell
•Exercise 5: Create and Update Items
Lab : Administer SharePoint with Stsadm

•Exercise 1: Execute Stsadm Commands

Module 4: Configuring Content Management
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage content (lists, libraries, items and documents)


•Optimize Content Storage and Access
•Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
•Configure the Managed Metadata Service
Lab : Configuring List Throttling and Remote BLOB Storage

•Exercise 1: Configure List Throttling
•Exercise 2: Enable FILESTREAM and Provision the RBS Data Store
•Exercise 3: Install RBS on All SharePoint Web and Application Servers
•Exercise 4: Configure the Blob Size Threshold for RBS
Lab : Configure Managed Metadata

•Exercise 1: Configure and Implement Managed Metadata

Module 5: Configuring Authentication
The goal of this module is to enable students to administer authentication to SharePoint web applications.


•Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
•Federated Authentication
Lab : Configuring Custom Authentication

•Exercise 1: Create the ASP.NET Membership Database
•Exercise 2: Create a Web Applications that Uses Claim Based Authentication
Lab : Configuring Secure Store

•Exercise 1: Create User Accounts for Access to External Data
•Exercise 2: Configure Secure Store Services
•Exercise 3: Configure Secure Store Unattended Accounts
Module 6: Securing Content
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage security of SharePoint content within a Web application.


•Administer SharePoint Users and Groups
•Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
•Secure and Audit SharePoint Content
Lab : Configuring Security for SharePoint Content

•Exercise 1: Managing SharePoint Groups
•Exercise 2: Creating Custom Permission Levels
•Exercise 3: Managing List and ListItem Permission Inheritance
•Exercise 4: Create a Web Application Policy
Module 7: Managing SharePoint Customizations
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage customizations to the SharePoint environment.


•Customize SharePoint
•Deploy and Manage Features and Solutions
•Configure Sandboxed Solutions
Lab : Administering Features and Solutions

•Exercise 1: Administering Features
•Exercise 2: Administering Solutions
Lab : Administering Sandboxed Solutions

•Exercise 1: Administering SandBoxed Solutions
•Exercise 2: Modifying SandBoxed Solutions Timer Jobs
•Exercise 3: Configuring Sandbox Points
Lab : Administering the Developer Dashboard

•Configure the Developer Dashboard

Module 8: Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Applications
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage the SharePoint service as a whole, as well as individual services and service applications.


•Secure the Enterprise SharePoint Service
•Secure and Isolate Web Applications
•Configure Service Applications
Lab : Administer SharePoint Services

•Exercise 1: Administer SharePoint Services
•Exercise 2: Administer SharePoint Windows Services
Lab : Configure Application Security

•Exercise 1: Configure Web Application and Application Pool Security
•Exercise 2: Configure SSL Security (Optional)
Lab : Administer Service Applications

•Exercise 1: Explore Service Applications
•Exercise 2: Create a Service Application
Module 9: User Profiles and Social Networking
The goal of this module is to enable students to manage user profiles, My Sites, and social content


•Configure User Profiles
•Implement SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features
Lab : Lab 9 A: Configuring User Profiles

•Exercise 1: Creating a Service Application
•Exercise 2: Configuring User Profiles
•Exercise 3: Connecting BDC to SharePoint Profiles
•Exercise 4: Administering ForeFront Identity Manager
Lab : Lab 9B: Configuring My Sites

•Exercise 1: Configuring My Sites
•Exercise 2: Creating a My Site
•Exercise 2: Updating a User Profile
•Exercise 3: Administering Colleagues
•Exercise 4: Configuring Personal and Shared Documents
•Exercise 5: Creating A My Site Personal Blog
•Exercise 6: Administering My Tags and Notes
Module 10: Administering and Configuring SharePoint Search
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure SharePoint Search.


•Configure Search
•Refine Search
Lab : Configure Search

•Exercise 1: Create and Configure A Content Source
•Exercise 2: Configure Search Settings
•Exercise 3: Add and Configure A Search Scope
Lab : Refine Search

•Exercise 1: Configure Relevance
•Exercise 2: Create Keywords and Best Bets
•Exercise 3: Configure a Thesaurus
•Exercise 4: Configure Noise Words
Module 11: Implementing Office Web Apps
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure specific service applications.


•Implement Business Connectivity Services
•Configuring Excel Services Application
•Understanding PerformancePoint Services
•Configuring InfoPath Forms Services
•Implementing Visio Services Features
•Implementing Access Services
•Implementing Office Web Apps
Lab : Implement Office Web Apps

•Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring Office Web Apps
•Exercise 2: Configuring and Testing the Office Web Apps in a Document Library
Module 12: Implementing Business Continuity
The goal of this module is to enable students to configure business continuity for SharePoint


•Lesson 1: Configure High availability
•Lesson 2: Backup and Restore SharePoint
Lab : Implement a Backup Strategy

•Exercise 1: Implement a Central Administration Backup Strategy
•Exercise 2: Implement a Windows PowerShell Backup Strategy
Lab : Implement a Restore Strategy

•Exercise 1: Implement a Central Administration Restore Strategy
•Exercise 2: Perform a Partial Restore
Module 13: Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance
The goal of this module is to enable students to monitor SharePoint performance, health, and usage, and to identify and remediate performance and health problems.


•Monitor Performance
•SharePoint Health Analyzer
•Usage reports and web analytics
•Monitor and Optimize SharePoint Performance
Lab : Configure Diagnostic Logging

•Exercise 1: Configure Diagnostic Logging
Lab : Administer Logs with the ULS Viewer

•Troubleshoot Correlation Errors
Lab : Configure Health Analyzer Rules

•Configure Health Analyzer Rules

Lab : Build Reports Using the SharePoint Logging Database

•Exercise 1: Configure the Logging Database
•Exercise 2: Write Reports with the Logging Database

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