IT SharePoint 2016: Server Administration

Course Code: SHA163SA


3 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


How to correctly plan and maintain a successful SharePoint 2016 deployment from a System Administrator's perspective

Covering the creation and configuration of the best SharePoint 2016 services and features.   Including portals, content management systems, search facilities, business intelligence connectivity, integration with Office Online Server.  As well as new features such as MinRole.

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Who is this course for

This course is for IT Professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 infrastructure; the course can be attended by people who would like to see some of the functionality available in Microsoft SharePoint 2016.

Purpose of the course

To setup, configure, maintain, backup and recover a SharePoint system within a real world context. SharePoint is a complicated system and ensuring that you start off from solid foundations is critical.

You will learn how to

Install SharePoint 2016
Perform server administration tasks
Complete day-to-day SharePoint administration
Use Service Applications
Monitor Performance and Diaster Recovery


Delegates should have a good depth of knowledge of Windows server, including Internet Information Services (IIS), TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS). Delegates should also have a basic knowledge of SQL server.

Benefits for you as an individual

SharePoint can promise a lot to an organisation but are you in a position where you have the necessary skills that you need to setup and maintain SharePoint for your organisation?  This course will ensure that you do!

Benefits for your organisation

Data sharing, collaboration and remote working are becoming more and more vital to businesses.  SharePoint can offer all of these benefits and more. But only if it is setup in the correct way and if the system becomes a business critical service, maintained too.  This course will enable your IT department to ensure that your SharePoint System is setup to start you off from the best possible point and moving forward is able to realise the benefits a SharePoint system promises.

Overview of SharePoint Administration

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Physical Architecture
  • Logical Architecture
  • Planning

SharePoint Central Administration

  • SharePoint Central Administration
  • Security Settings
  • Additional Settings

Service Applications

  • What are Service Applications?
  • Service Application Creation
  • Configuring Service Applications

Web Applications

  • What Are Web Applications?
  • Managing Web Applications
  • Database Management
  • Site Collections
  • New Proxy Groups

User Profile Service

  • What Is The User Profile Service?
  • Managing the User Profile Service
  • Create the User Portals
  • User Profile Properties

Secure Store and Business Connectivity Services

  • Secure Store Service
  • Business Connectivity Service
  • Adding BDC Models
  • Using BDC Services On Sites

Search Service Application

  • The Importance of SharePoint Search
  • Search Components
  • Setting Up Search
  • Adding New Content Sources
  • Customising The Search Experience

Performance Reporting and Disaster Recovery

  • Monitoring SharePoint Performance
  • SharePoint Backup and Restore

Office Online Server

  • Excel and Business Insights
  • Deploying Excel Content

SharePoint App Store

  • Introducing The App Store
  • Configuring SharePoint For Apps
  • Managing Apps
  • The End-User Experience

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