Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (M10174)


5 Days


Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Course Description:

Learn to install, configure, and administer SharePoint 2010 in this course. You will also learn to use SharePoint 2010 to manage and monitor sites and users. You will cover the new features and functionality of SharePoint Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Office 365’s SharePoint Online.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product (OMLP) 10174: Configuring and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2010. It can also assist you in your preparation for Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam 70-667: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring.

 What You’ll Learn

  • Prepare for and install SharePoint 2010
  • Configure the fundamental service and logical components of a SharePoint implementation
  • Administer SharePoint using the user interface, the command line, and Windows PowerShell
  • Manage content in lists and libraries
  • Administer identities and authentication
  • Secure content in SharePoint sites
  • Manage customizations to a SharePoint implementation
  • Configure SharePoint services and applications
  • Configure SharePoint social networking features
  • Manage SharePoint search
  • Configure farms, servers, service applications, and web applications
  • Install, upgrade, configure, and operate a SharePoint farm
  • Configure high availability and recoverability
  • Monitor and optimize SharePoint performance
  • New features and functionality in SharePoint 2010 SP1 and Office 365’s SharePoint Online

Who Needs to Attend

  • Experienced Windows Server 2003 or 2008 administrators who are interested in learning how to administer on-premise SharePoint 2010 and/or SharePoint Online
  • Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who administer line-of-business (LOB) applications in conjunction with internal business customers


  • Experience administering Active Directory, including creating and managing user and group accounts, delegation of administration, and configuring Group Policy
  • Experience administering network infrastructures, including DNS and TCP/IP connectivity
  • Conceptual awareness of Microsoft .NET Framework as it relates to SharePoint 2010
  • Experience administering SQL Server 2005 or 2008, including creating logons, assigning roles, and using SQL Management Studio
  • One year experience using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  • Knowledge of general security and authentication practices

Course Outline

1. Introducing SharePoint 2010

  • Evaluate the Features of SharePoint 2010
  • Prepare for SharePoint 2010
  • Install SharePoint 2010
  • Advanced Installation of SharePoint 2010

2. Creating a SharePoint 2010 Intranet

  • Perform Initial Farm Configuration
  • Configure the SharePoint Logical Structure
  • Explore the SharePoint Web Application and Physical Architecture

3. Administering and Automating SharePoint

  • Configure Central Administration
  • Administer SharePoint from the Command Line
  • Automate SharePoint Operations with Windows PowerShell

4. Configuring Content Management

  • Optimize Content Storage and Access
  • Manage Site Content Types and Site Columns
  • Configure the Managed Metadata Service

5. Configuring Authentication

  • Classic SharePoint Authentication Providers
  • Federated Authentication

6. Securing Content

  • Administer SharePoint Users and Groups
  • Implement SharePoint Roles and Role Assignments
  • Secure and Audit SharePoint Content

7. Managing SharePoint Customizations

  • Customize SharePoint
  • Deploy and Manage Features and Solutions
  • Configure Sandboxed Solutions

8. Configuring and Securing SharePoint Services and Applications

  • Secure the Enterprise SharePoint Service
  • Secure and Isolate Web Applications
  • Configure Service Applications

9. User Profiles and Social Networking

  • Configure User Profiles
  • Implement SharePoint 2010 Social Networking Features

10. Administering and Configuring SharePoint Search

  • Configuring Search
  • Refining Search

11. Implementing Productivity Service Applications

  • Implementing Business Connectivity Services
  • Configure Excel Services
  • PerformancePoint Services
  • Implementing InfoPath Forms Services
  • Implementing Visio Services Features
  • Implementing Access Services
  • Implementing Office Web Apps

12. Installing and Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

  • Install SharePoint Servers and Farms
  • Upgrade to SharePoint 2010
  • Evaluate Installations and Upgrades
  • Configuring SharePoint Operation Settings
  • Update SharePoint

13. Implementing Business Continuity

  • Configure High Availability
  • Back Up and Restore SharePoint

14. Monitoring and Optimizing SharePoint Performance

  • Monitor Performance
  • SharePoint Health Analyzer
  • Usage Reports and Web analytics
  • Monitor and Optimize SharePoint Performance

15. SharePoint Online and Office 365

  • Setting up Office 365 and Administering SharePoint Online


Lab 1: Install SharePoint 2010

  • Create Active Directory Accounts for SharePoint
  • Install SharePoint Server Prerequisites
  • Install SharePoint Server
  • Configure the SharePoint Installation
  • Install a Language Pack (Optional)

Lab 2: Create a SharePoint 2010 Intranet

  • Create a Web Application
  • Create a Site Collection
  • Create a Site Collection in a New Content Database

Lab 3: Automate SharePoint with Windows PowerShell

  • Add SharePoint Functionality to Windows PowerShell
  • Delegate the Ability to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage SharePoint
  • Report Web and Site Collection Properties
  • Create Site Collections Using Windows PowerShell
  • Create and Update Items

Lab 4A: Configure List Throttling and Remote BLOB Storage

  • Configure List Throttling
  • Enable FILESTREAM and Provision the RBS Data Store
  • Install RBS on All SharePoint Web and Application Servers
  • Configure the Blob Size Threshold for RBS

Lab 4B: Configure Managed Metadata

  • Configure and Implement Managed Metadata

Lab 5A: Configure Custom Authentication

  • Create the ASP.NET Membership Database
  • Create a Web Application that Uses Claim-Based Authentication

Lab 5B: Configure Secure Store

  • Create User Accounts for Access to External Data
  • Configure Secure Store Services
  • Configure Secure Store Unattended Account

Lab 6: Configure Security for SharePoint Content

  • Manage SharePoint Groups
  • Create Custom Permission Levels
  • Manage Permissions and Inheritance
  • Create a Web Application Policy

Lab 7A: Administer Features and Solutions

  • Administer Features
  • Administer Solutions

Lab 7B: Administer Sandboxed Solutions

  • Administer SandBoxed Solutions
  • Modify SandBoxed Solutions Timer Jobs
  • Configure Sandbox Points

Lab 8A: Administer SharePoint Services

  • Administer SharePoint and Windows Services

Lab 8B: Configure Application Security

  • Configure Web Application and Application Pool Security
  • Configure Secure Sockets Layer Security
  • Lab 8C: Configure Service Applications
  • Create a Service Application

Lab 9A: Configure User Profiles

  • Create a User Profile Service Application
  • Configure User Profiles
  • Configure Profile Import from External Data Sources

Lab 9B: Administering My Sites

  • Configure My Sites
  • Create Your My Site and Profile
  • Configure Social Networking Features

Lab 10A: Configure Search

  • Create Content for Search
  • Create an Enterprise Search Center Site
  • Create and Configure a Content Source
  • Configure File Types
  • Configure Search Settings
  • Configure Managed Properties

Lab 10B: Tune SharePoint Search

  • Create Keywords and Best Bets
  • Configure a Thesaurus
  • Configure Noise Words

Lab 11: Implement Office Web Apps

  • Install and Configure Office Web Apps
  • Configure and Test the Office Web Apps in a Document Library

Lab 12A: Prepare SharePoint 2007 for Upgrade to SharePoint 2010

  • Perform SQL Server Database Maintenance
  • Move a Site Collection between Content Databases
  • Prepare SQL Server Databases for Upgrade
  • Prepare SharePoint 2007 for Upgrade

Lab 12B: Upgrade SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

  • Upgrade Content Databases
  • Implement a Visual Upgrade

Lab 13A: Implement a Backup Strategy

  • Implement a Central Administration Backup Strategy
  • Work with Backup and restore for Disaster Recovery
  • Implement a Windows PowerShell Backup Strategy

Lab 13B: Implement a Restore Strategy

  • Restore a Web Application Using Central Administration
  • Investigate SharePoint Restore Log and Files
  • Perform a Partial Restore

Lab 14A: Configure Monitor SharePoint

  • Configure SharePoint Diagnostic Logging

Lab 14B: Analyze SharePoint Health

  • Configure Health Analyzer Rules
  • Review and Repair Health Analyzer Problems

Lab 14C: Report SharePoint Usage

  • Configure SharePoint Usage Data Collection
  • Create Reports from the Logging Database