20339-1 Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016

 5 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group
Eligible UT Programs: Learning Credits, Coupons, Technical Training Pass, Training Passport

Note: This course is being retired by Microsoft on December 31, 2021.

This five-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment. This course is for an on-premise SharePoint environment.


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Who Should Attend

The course is targeted at experienced IT professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud. Students typically have more than one year of hands-on experience* with planning and maintaining SharePoint and two years’ experience with other core technologies on which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

Course Objectives

    After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016.
  • Design an information architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Design a logical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Design the physical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Install and configure SharePoint 2016.
  • Create and configure web applications and site collections.
  • Plan and configure service applications for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Manage users and permissions, and secure content in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Configure authentication in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Configure platform and farm-level security in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
  • Manage information taxonomy in SharePoint web applications and site collections.
  • Configure and manage user profiles and audiences.
  • Configure and manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a SharePoint 2016 deployment.


1 - Introducing SharePoint 2016
  • The key components of a SharePoint deployment
  • New features in SharePoint 2016
  • SharePoint 2016 deployment options
2 - Designing an information architecture
  • Identifying business requirements
  • Understanding business requirements for information architecture
  • Organizing information in SharePoint 2016
  • Planning for discoverability
3 - Designing a logical architecture
  • Overview of a SharePoint 2016 logical architecture
  • Documenting your logical architecture
4 - Designing a physical architecture
  • Designing the physical requirements of a SharePoint deployment
  • Designing supporting software for the physical components of a SharePoint deployment
  • SharePoint farm topologies
  • Mapping a logical architecture design to a physical architecture design
5 - Installing and configuring SharePoint 2016
  • Installing SharePoint 2016
  • Scripting the installation and configuring a SharePoint 2016 environment
  • Configuring SharePoint 2016 farm settings
6 - Creating web applications and site collections
  • Creating web applications
  • Configuring web applications
  • Creating and configuring site collections
7 - Planning and configuring service applications
  • Introduction to the service application architecture
  • Creating and configuring service applications
8 - Managing users, permissions, and securing content
  • Configuring authorization in SharePoint 2016
  • Managing access to content
9 - Configuring authentication for SharePoint 2016
  • Overview of authentication
  • Configuring federated authentication
  • Configuring server-to-server authentication
10 - Securing a SharePoint 2016 deployment
  • Securing the platform
  • Configuring farm-level security
11 - Managing taxonomy
  • Managing content types
  • Understanding managed metadata
  • Configuring the managed metadata service
12 - Configuring user profiles
  • Configuring the User Profile service application
  • Managing user profiles and audiences
13 - Configuring Enterprise Search
  • Understanding the Search service architecture
  • Configuring the Search service
  • Managing Enterprise Search
14 - Monitoring and maintaining a SharePoint 2016 environment
  • Monitoring a SharePoint environment
  • Tuning and optimizing a SharePoint environment
  • Planning and configuring caching
  • Troubleshooting a SharePoint environment

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  • 20339-2 Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016

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