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Name: 50149B: SharePoint 2007 Operations
Category: Microsoft Official Curriculum Courses
Length (Days): 5
Course Price (CAD): 2355
Description:
About this Course

This 5-day Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities. course Every aspect of managing a SharePoint 2007 Server farm. This includes integration with applications like IRM, ForeFront, and Performance Point. Learn the many ways to back up and restore SharePoint environments.
Audience Profile
This course is designed for individuals who access information on a Windows SharePoint team site or SharePoint site owners who are responsible for creating and managing a team website. This includes managers, developers, designers, and every day knowledge workers, anyone that uses SharePoint sites and lists on an everyday basis.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
This is everything you have been looking for when wanting to learn about the fundamentals of setting up, managing and maintaining a complex SharePoint environment.
Prerequisites:
Before attending this course, students must have:
• Experience managing windows server environments.
• Understanding of database and web application architecture fundamentals.
Outline:
Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Overview
In this module, we are going to answer the all important questions of "What" and "Why" should we be using SharePoint. We are also going to look at the new and exciting features of SharePoint 2007.
Lessons
• What’s New in SharePoint 2007
• What is SharePoint?
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the various components of SharePoint.
• Understand what business processes SharePoint is designed to solve.

Module 3: Installing
In this module we are going to take a look at installing WSS and MOSS.
Lessons
• Install WSS
• Install MOSS
• Detach/Attach to SharePoint Farm
Lab : Installing
• Install WSS
• Install MOSS
• Detach/Attach to SharePoint Farm
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Install WSS and MOSS.
• Detach and Attach a server to a farm.

Module 4: SharePoint Architecture
In this module, we are going to take a semi-high level look at SharePoint Architecture.
Lab : SiteDefinitions
• Create One of Each WSS/MOSS Site Definition
Lab : SharePoint Architecture
• Explore a SharePoint config file
Lab : SharePoint Architecture
• Learn Content Database structure
• Use Sql Profiler to reverse engineer the web front end and stsadm
Lab : SharePoint Architecture
• Create a Customized Page
• Analyse a Customized Page
Lab : 12 Hive
• Explore the 12 Hive
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the SharePoint architecture.
• Explain the structure of the 12 hive.
• How to reverse engineer SharePoint functionality.
• Describe what it means to have a customized or uncustomized page.


Module 5: StsAdm
In this module we are going to take a look at the SharePoint administration tool called stsadm.
Lessons
• stsadm
Lab : Stsadm
• Use StsAdm command line tool
Lab : Extend Stsadm
• Review the stsadmcommands xml file
• Extend StsAdm
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Find and execute stsadm commands.
• Extend stsadm with your own commands.

Module 6: SharePoint Services
In this module we are going to review the Services that can be assigned to servers in a SharePoint Farm.
Lessons
• Services
Lab : SharePoint Services
• Explore the SharePoint Services
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Find SharePoint Services.
• Start and stop services.
• Assign roles to servers in your farm.

Module 7: PowerShell
In this module we will take a look at PowerShell and how it can help us to build more advanced scripts that possible with stsadm.
Lessons
• PowerShell
Lab : Install PowerShell
• Install PowerShell
• PowerShell Basics – Command Lets
• Variables
• Arrays
• White Loop
• If Statement
• Create An Object
• Static Properties
Lab : PowerShell With SharePoint
• Load SharePoint Dll into PowerShell
• Set PowerShell Execution Policy
• Enumerate Webs
• Create a site with PowerShell
• Create/Update an item with PowerShell
• Backup SharePoint with PowerShell
• Profiles and MySites script
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Install PowerShell.
• Create PowerShell scripts.
• Learn to use SharePoint object model with PowerShell.

Module 8: General Operations TasksIn this module we are going to take a look at several general operation task you will perform as an administrator of a SharePoint Farm.Lessons
• Master Site Directory
• Alternate Access Mappings
• External Service Connections
• Language Packs
• Email Settings
• Features And Solutions
• Migrating File Shares
Lab : Email Settings
• Configure the Outgoing Email Settings
• Load balance Email Load
• Configure the Incoming Email Settings
Lab : Distribution Groups
• Create Active Directory Distribution Groups
Lab : Migration File Shares
• Migrate a File Share
• Blocked File Types
• NTFS Permissions
Lab : Master Site Directory
• Setup the Master Site Directory
Lab : Alternate Access Mappings
• Configure Alternate Access Mappings
• Test Alternate Access Mappings
Lab : External Service Connections
• Records Center
• Document Conversion
Lab : Features and Solutions
• Features
• Solutions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Configure the following:
• Email Settings
• Distribution Groups
• Migrating File Shares
• Master Site Directory
• Alternate Access Mapping
• External Service Connections

Module 9: InformationRightManagement
SharePoint has the ability to tie into Windows RMS. This is configured on the Central Administration site and requires that you have the RMS Client installed. When setup correctly, document libraries will contain a custom action that allows you to configure IRM for each library. When using RMS, the documents will remain unencrypted in the content database, and will be encrypted when downloaded. This allows the indexing server to be able to index the content in the libraries for searching. As you will see on the next slide, SharePoint permissions map to IRM permissions.
Lessons
• Information Rights Management
• SharePoint IRM
Lab : Information Rights Management
• Install Information Rights Management (IRM)
• Configure IRM
• Use IRM
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe IRM
• Understand how to install Windows Rights Management Server
• Understand how to configure SharePoint to use Windows RMS

Module 10: AntiVirus
In this module we will review setting up AntiVirus for SharePoint 2007.
Lessons
• Microsoft ForeFront
Lab : Forefront
• Install Microsoft Forefront
• Configure Microsoft ForeFront
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Install ForeFront
• Configure ForeFront
• Configure SharePoint to work with ForeFront

Module 11: InformationManagementPolicy
In this module we are going to explore the features of the Information Management Policy Feature of SharePoint 2007.
Lab : Information Management Policy
• Create a basic policy (Manual)
• Use a policy
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Configure Document Built in Policies

Module 12: SingleSignOn
In this module we are going to review the Single Sign On product that comes with SharePoint 2007.
Lessons
• Single Sign On
Lab : Single Sign On
• Learn how to Configure Single Sign On
• Program web parts to use Single Sign On
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Enable SharePoint SSO
• Configure SSO
• Add SSO Applications
• Add credentials to an SSO application

Module 13: LoggingSettings
In this module we will review some debugging tools.
Lab : Logging Settings
• Learn to Debug SharePoint via Log Files
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Find the log files
• Configure SharePoint to do verbose logging
• Be able to quickly find errors using Excel

Module 14: UsageAnalysisProcessing
In this module we will review Usage Analysis Processing.
Lessons
• Usage Analysis Processing
Lab : Usage Analysis Processing
• Enable Usage Analysis Processing (UAP)
• Use UAP
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Enable UAP
• Configure log processing

Module 15: ContentDeploymentIn this module we are going to look at the Content Deployment features of SharePoint 2007.Lab : Content Deployment
• Setup Content Deployment Path and Jobs
• Quick Deployment
• Debug Content Deployment
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Setup Content Deployment
• Deploy content via jobs
• Setup Quick Deploy
• Work with Variations

Module 16: BackupRestore
In this module we will review all the various ways to backup SharePoint 2007. We will also look at Disaster Recovery and High Availability Techniques.
Lessons
• Disaster Recover Techniques
• Restore Techniques
• Backup Techniques
Lab : Backup Central Adminisration
• Use Central Administration to Backup and Restore (Farm)
Lab : Backup SQL Server
• Use SQL Server to Backup SharePoint
Lab : Backup Stsadm
• Use stsadm to backup and restore a Farm
• Use stsadm to export a site collection
• Use stsadm to export a single site
Lab : Backup SiteList Template
• Create a List Template
• Create a Site Template
• Create a Site from the new Site Template
• Create a List from the new List Template
Lab : Backup SharePoint Designer
• SharePoint Designer Backup (Web Package)
• SharePoint Designer Backup (Content Migration)
• SharePoint Designer Backup (Site Template)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• How to backup and restore with Central Administration
• How to backup and restore with stsadm
• How to backup and restore with SQL Server
• How to backup and restore with Site Templates
• How to backup and restore with SharePoint Designer
• How to backup and restore with List Templates

Module 17: TimerJobs
In this module we will review the various timer jobs that are setup by SharePoint and executed by the Timer Server (OWSTimer.exe).
Lessons
• Timer Jobs
Lab : TimerJobs
• Explore SharePoint Timer Jobs
• Disable a job
• Disable the Timer Service
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Where to view timer job definitions and status
• How to change a timer job schedule

Module 18: SharedServiceProvider
In this module we are going to review the Shared Services feature of SharePoint.
Lessons
• Shared Services
Lab : Shared Service Provider
• Create an Shared Service Provider (SSP)
• Configure multiple SSPs
• Configure global “My Sites”
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe all the features of Shared Service Providers
• The best practice way of installing an SSP

Module 19: ApplicationSecurity
In this module we are going review several aspect of SharePoint Security.
Lessons
• Custom Authentication
• Code Access Security
• Securing Communications
• SharePoint Security
Lab : Application Security
• Application Pools
• Web Application Security
• Site\List\Item level Security
• SSL Security
Lab : Custom Authentication
• Change the default Authentication Method of SharePoint to use a custom MembershipProvider (ASP.NET 2.0)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Setup Application Pool security
• Set web application policy
• Understand site\list\item inheritance
• Be able to enable SSL on a site

Module 20: InfoPathServices
In this module we are going to take an in-depth view at InfoPath Forms Services!
Lessons
• InfoPath and Windows Workflow
• InfoPath Forms Services
• Best Practices
• InfoPath 2007
Lab : InfoPath Services
• Review MOSS Forms
• Publish/Upload a Form to Forms Library
• Verify/Upload/Activate a Form with IFS
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Create InfoPath forms from various sources
• Upload userforms to libraries
• Upload Administrator approved forms
• Use forms in ASP.NET 2.0 applications

Module 21: BusinessDataCatalogIn this module we will take a look at the Business Data Catalog of MOSS!Lessons
• Business Data Catalog
Lab : Business Data Catalog
• Import an application definition file
• Utilize BDC web parts
• Utilize Filter web parts
Lab : BDCApplicationDefinitionFiles
• Review BDC Schema
• Create a BDC File (manually)
• Create a BDC File (Code Gen)
Lab : BDCPermissions
• DataSource Permission Errors
• Application Permission Errors
• Entity Permission Errors
Lab : BDCAuthenication
• Modify BCD to Use Database Credentials
• Modify BDC to Use Single Sign On
• Custom Single Sign On Solution
Lab : BDCProfiles
• Search and BDC Integration
• BDC Entity Profile
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Create an application definition file
• Import an application definition file
• Troubleshoot data source and BDC Permissions
• Setup Indexed BDC data
• Customize BDC profile pages

Module 22: Search
In this module we are going to explore SharePoint Search! This includes an overview of the different search versions, how to setup search, program to the object model and web service APIs, perform searches and how to extend search's capabilities!
Lessons
• Performing Searches
• Tuning Search
• Search Overview
• Extending Search
Lab : Search
• Create Content Source
• Create Crawl Schedules
• Crawl All Scopes
• Create Crawl Rule
• Create Search Scopes
• Add a File Type
• Set Default Access Account
• Query Crawl Logs
Lab : Tuning Search
• Relevance
• Keyword and Best Bets
• Thesaurus
• Noise Words
Lab : Customizing Search
• Customize Search Results
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Create Content Sources
• Create Crawl Schedules
• Create Crawl Rules
• Create Search Scopes
• What the difference is between the static and dynamic algorithms
• Understand how to tune search

Module 23: ExcelServices
In this module we will review Excel Services!
Lessons
• Excel Services
Lab : Excel Services
• Learn to use Excel Services
• Create/Publish to Excel Services
• Configure Excel Services
• Shared Data Connections
• Single Sign On Data Connections
• Customize XLViewer.aspx
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Setup and configure Excel Services
• Use the Excel Services Web Parts
• Use the Excel Services Object Model
• Use the Excel Services Web Service
• Create User Defined Functions

Module 24: UserProfilesMySites
In this module we are going to explore User Profiles and administering them!
Lessons
• My Sites
• User Profile Overview
• User Profile Settings
Lab : User Profiles
• Configure User Profiles (Active Directory)
• Configure Import Connections
• Configure Profile Properties
Lab : MySites
• Create your my Site
• Your Profile
• Colleagues
• Colleagues - Tracking Changes
• Explore Memberships
• Explore In Common With
• Documents
• Configuring My Calendar Web Part
• RSS Viewer
• Personal vs. Shared Views
• My Links
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Configure User Profiles
• Configure Import Connections
• Add User Profile properties

Module 25: PerformanceOptimizationLessons
• Capacity Planning
• Performance Optimization Techniques
Lab : Performance Optimization
• Database Tuning (Recovery Mode)
• Database Tuning (TempDB)
• Database Tuning (Indexes)
• Warm-up Scripts and Application Pool Timeout
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Optimize SharePoint solutions
Module 26: Updating The FarmLessons
• Service Packs
Lab : Updating The Farm
• Upgrade to SP2
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Apply a SharePoint Service Pack
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