Administering Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003

Code: 2553
Course duration: 3 days
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2553: Administering Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (3 Days)

About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 infrastructure.The student will learn skills that enable the student to deploy and manage a SharePoint Portal Server 2003 infrastructure as well as guide end users in their use of the product. This course is not intended to provide detailed design skills, but will cover planning skills at a level sufficient to enable decision making for the implementation process.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for those who operate in medium to very large computing environments that use the Microsoft Windows 2003 Server operating system. Typical environments in which they work have the following characteristics:

  • Supported users range from 200 to over 100,000.
  • Multiple physical locations.
  • Typical products and technologies include Windows 2003, Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft SQL Server™, Office web components, messaging and collaboration platforms, and network security products and technologies.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • Describe the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 architecture and deployment scenarios.
  • Install Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Configure server components and create and configure portal sites and virtual servers.
  • Manage a portal site.
  • Manage Sharepoint Portal Server indexing and search.
  • Extend SharePoint Portal Server deployments to include multiple servers and shared services.
  • Maintain the SharePoint Portal Server deployment

 

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003

This module provides an overview of the features provided by SharePoint Portal Server. The module also describes the architecture and design goals of SharePoint Portal Server and provides an overview of the SharePoint Portal Server administration model.

Lessons

  • Overview of SharePoint Products and Technologies
  • SharePoint Portal Server Deployment Options

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose, functions, and new features of SharePoint Portal Server and the differences between SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Describe the different deployment scenarios available with SharePoint Portal Server 2003.

Module 2: Installing SharePoint Portal Server

This module explains the prerequisites for installing SharePoint Portal Server. The module also describes how to install SharePoint Portal Server using both Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE) and SQL Server.

Lessons

  • Examining Installation Requirements
  • Installing SharePoint Portal Server

Lab : Installing SharePoint Portal Server

  • Configuring Accounts for SQL Server
  • Installing SharePoint Portal Server with SQL Server
  • Verifying the Installation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the installation requirements for SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Install SharePoint Portal Server.

Module 3: Configuring SharePoint Portal Server 2003

This module describes how to configure SharePoint Portal Server as well as create and configure the portal sites and virtual servers. This module describes how to define the server topology, configure the security options for SharePoint Portal Server, and enable optional services such as the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) viewer.

Lessons

  • Configuring Server Settings
  • Configuring SharePoint Portal Server Security Settings
  • Configuring Central Administration Components
  • Creating and Configuring Portal Sites and Virtual Servers

Lab : Configuring SharePoint Portal Server 2003

  • Configuring the E-Mail Server
  • Configuring the SharePoint Administration Web Site to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
  • Viewing and Setting the SharePoint Portal Server Administration SSL Port by Using Stsadm.exe
  • Configuring an Alternate Access Path
  • Enabling the Self-Service Site Creation Feature

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure the SharePoint Portal Services settings.
  • Configure the SharePoint Portal Server security settings.
  • Configure the SharePoint Portal Server components.
  • Create and configure the portal site and the virtual server.

Module 4: Managing the Portal Site

This module defines concepts and practices for managing portal content, access, and personalization services. This module describes how to configure security, define portal navigation, organize information in an intuitive manner, and enable personalization features to allow users to customize their interaction with the portal.

Lessons

  • Managing Portal Content
  • Managing Access to the Portal Site
  • Managing Personalization Services

Lab : Planning the Data Taxonomy for SharePoint Portal Server

  • Configuring Anonymous Access
  • Performing a Full Import of User Profiles
  • Creating an Audience for the Sales Managers
  • Configuring the Sales Area to Allow Exclusive Access to the Sales Department
  • Targeting Content for the Sales Managers Audience

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Portal content.
  • Manage access to the Portal site.
  • Manage user profiles and personal sites.

Module 5: Managing Indexing and Search

This module describes key concepts and management practices for indexing, content sources, and search. This module describes how to make content from a variety of sources available from the portal site by implementing indexing and search features.

Lessons

  • Managing Indexing
  • Managing Content Sources for Indexing
  • Managing Searches

Lab : Enhancing Collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services

  • Enabling Advanced Search Administration Mode
  • Creating a Content Index for the Finance Data
  • Creating a Content Source for the Finance Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure indexing and search for Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003.
  • Manage content sources.
  • Manage searches.

Module 6: Extending SharePoint Portal Server Deployments

This module examines guidelines and best practices for extending your SharePoint Server deployment. This module describes how to add additional servers to provide better performance and implement shared services to reduce the administrative burden.Lessons

  • Implementing a Server Farm Deployment
  • Implementing Shared Services

Lab : Deploying Server Farms

  • Configuring Network Load Balancing
  • Installing SharePoint Portal Server
  • Extending SharePoint Portal Server to the Virtual Server and Configuring It as an Additional Front-End Web Server

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use server farms to scale your SharePoint Portal Server deployment.
  • Implement shared services.

Module 7: Maintaining SharePoint Portal Server

This module describes key concepts and management practices for maintaining the SharePoint Portal Server environment. This module describes how to back up portal data and how to restore the data, as well as how to monitor the Sharepoint Portal Server infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Backing Up SharePoint Portal Server
  • Restoring SharePoint Portal Server
  • Managing Logs
  • Monitoring Performance

Lab : Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery for SharePoint Portal Server

  • Removing the SharePoint Portal Site and Component
  • Granting the Required SQL Database Rights
  • Creating a New Configuration Database for the Portal Site and Assigning Components
  • Restoring the Portal Site

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Backup SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Restore SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Manage the usage analysis and IIS logs available in SharePoint Portal Server.
  • Monitor performance in SharePoint Portal Server.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • Successfully completed the Windows Server 2003 core curriculum for Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).
  • Working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Working knowledge of Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Successful completion of Course 2552: Administering Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services, or working knowledge of Windows SharePoint Services.

Guaranteed to Run

2019-08-28 09:00 to 2019-08-30 17:00
Attend Online
2019-08-14 09:00 to 2019-08-16 17:00
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2019-08-09
09:00 to 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-08-07 09:00 to 2019-08-09 17:00
Attend Online
2019-08-02
09:00 to 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2019-07-25 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
Attend Online
2019-07-24 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
Washington, D.C. (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2019-07-22 09:00 to 2019-07-26 17:00
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2019-07-19
09:00 to 17:00
Greenwich, Connecticut (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2019-07-18 09:00 to 2019-07-19 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Instructor-Led)

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