SharePoint 2016 Server Administrator

Course Description

This course is aimed at experienced IT professionals who have previous experience of server administration. Previous SharePoint experience is not required but if in place will help the learner achieve more from the course. However the trainer is aware of the diversity of locations and situations in which SharePoint may need to operate and throughout the course the trainer will be advising on good practice and relating to previous experiences.
5 Days
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Prerequisites

Delegates should have previous experience of server administration. Previous SharePoint experience is not required but if in place will help the learner achieve more from the course. Attending our SharePoint for End Users course or SharePoint for Power Users course will enable them to get the most out of this SharePoint administration course.

Course Objectives

This five day course covers the tasks a Server Administrator needs to install SharePoint 2016, configure SharePoint 2016 and maintain the product health. All of the software skills around SharePoint will also be included in the course. Governance. Strategy, Project management etc.

On course completion delegates will be able to:

Install SharePoint 2016 on different server setups
Configure SharePoint using the central administration interface
Manage site performance using best practice architecture
Troubleshoot any issues
Create a disaster recovery plan
Devise a patching strategy

Introduction to SharePoint 2016

What is SharePoint?
Architectural overview

Planning

Architecture and capacity planning
Hardware requirements
Server planning/virtualisation
Topology design for multiple languages
Toplology design for connectivity
Design for security

Managing Boundaries

Boundaries/Limits
Throttling
Recycle Bin

Preparing for Installation

Installing SharePoint 2016
Expanding the farm
Newsfeed/Blog
Where to place services and why
Web applications
Site Collections
Sub-Sites

Service Applications

Understanding service applications
Connection architecture across farms
Service application admin
Multi-tenancy - on premise
Multi-tenancy - in the cloud

Upgrading SharePoint

Upgrading from previous version of SharePoint

Authentication

Authentication
Claims Based Authentication
Lync

PowerShell

PowerShell Overview
Administering SharePoint with PowerShell
Sample Scripts

Backup and Load Balancing

SharePoint High availability backups
Recovery
Disaster Recovery
High Availability Configuration
Load Balancing

Search

Configuring search
Administering search
Search health check

Administration Tasks

Miscellaneous admin tasks
Log monitoring
Analytics

Working with SharePoint

Social aspects of SharePoint
Lists
Libraries
Views

Content Management

Taxonomy and metadata
Pages
Content Types

Interface Development

User interface development
SharePoint Designer Development
Visual Studio Development

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