Administering Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services
Course 2552: Two days; Instructor-Led
Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.
This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services infrastructure.
The student will learn skills that enable them to deploy and manage a Windows SharePoint Services 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.
This course is intended for those who operate in medium to very large computing environments using the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system. Typical environments in which they work have the following characteristics:
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the Windows SharePoint Services architecture and the business benefits provided by deploying Windows SharePoint Services.
- Enhance collaboration by using Windows SharePoint Services.
- Install and configure a Windows SharePoint Services server.
- Administer Windows SharePoint Services servers.
Administer Windows SharePoint Services sites.
- Before attending this course, students must have:
- Working knowledge of 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).
Module 1: Introduction to Windows SharePoint Services
This module provides an introduction to the Windows SharePoint Services environment and architecture, and then describes the business requirements that can be addressed by deploying Windows SharePoint Services.
Module 2: Working with Windows SharePoint Services
This module describes how to use the common features of team sites and create and modify lists. As well, the module describes how to create and manage libraries and how to create discussions and surveys. The module also describes how Windows SharePoint Services integrates with Microsoft Office 2003.
Module 3: Installing and Configuring Windows SharePoint Services
The first step in deploying a Windows SharePoint Services infrastructure is to install the components. This module describes the available deployment options ranging from a single server deployment to a large server farm deployment. It also describes the requisite hardware and software for installation, the supporting services required, and how to extend the virtual server and configure the IIS application pool and SQL databases.
Module 4: Administering and Managing Windows SharePoint Services ServerThis module describes how to administer Windows SharePoint Services including how to configure settings for virtual servers, and management techniques for backing up and restoring Windows SharePoint Services. It also describes the SharePoint Configuration Analyzer utility and how to connect to an existing portal server
Module 5: Administering Windows SharePoint Services Sites
This module describes site hierarchies and procedures for creating sites. It also describes the built-in templates that new sites will be based on and how to view the site and user information for a site collection. This module also describes user, group, and permission management for sites, and how authentication works. This module also describes how to customize sites, view usage data, limit the amount of space a site can use, and delete a site.