SharePoint 2010: Server Administration

How to correctly install, maintain and administer SharePoint 2010

SharePoint is not an "out of the box" solution, it requires careful planning across the business to get it right. If you think this course is the place to start a SharePoint project, it is not. This course will teach you how to install and introduce SharePoint functionality but you can only introduce what the business has asked for.

Course Code
3 Days
Delivery Style
Course Type
Private Only
Max Delegates
Available as Nutshell

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Purpose of this course

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 allows organizations to create dynamic intranet sites to help manage their data, processes and information. Connecting people, processes and information.  If your organisation is wishing to install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, then  you need to know how to do it.

Who is this course for

This course is for IT Professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 infrastructure; the course can be attended by people who would like to see some of the functionality available in Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

You will learn how to
  • Install SharePoint 2010
  • Perform server administration tasks
  • Perform Day to day administration
  • Utilise and optimise the feature rich environment of MOSS 2007
Benefits for your organisation

The organisation will benefit by having a highly skilled workforce able to offer support and advice for the implementation of SharePoint 2010 to ensure the organisation can best use the facilities offered by this highly complex server product.

Benefits for you as an individual

By attending the course you will learn all of the required elements to install, configure and utilise SharePoint 2010. It can be used as part preparation towards the Microsoft certification path.

Introduction to SharePoint 2010

Overview of SharePoint 2010 Features
What SharePoint 2010 Provides

Installing SharePoint 2010

Hardware and Software System Requirements
SharePoint 2010 Security Considerations
Installing SharePoint Server 2010
Upgrading to SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Server 2010 Service Applications

Service Applications
Creating Service Applications
Managing Service Applications

Administering SharePoint Server 2010

Overview of the Central Administration Site
Configuring the Central Administration Website
Creating a User Environment

Implementing Search and Indexing

Overview of SharePoint 2010 Search and Indexing
Administering Indexing

Managing a Portal Solution

Portal Scenarios
Maintaining a Site Collection
Creating a Site Hierarchy
Targeting Content
My Site

Managing Content Management Solutions

What is Content Management
Content Management Components
Content Management Policies

Managing Business Intelligence Solutions

Overview of Business Intelligence
Business Connectivity Services
Excel Services
Forms Services
Business Intelligence Dashboards

Appendix: Planning a SharePoint Server 2010 Environment

SharePoint 2010 Planning Considerations
Determining Functional Requirements
Determining Non-Functional Requirements


Delegates should have a good depth of knowledge of Windows 2003/2008 server, including Internet Information Services (IIS), TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS). Delegates should also have a basic knowledge of SQL server.

About the Lead Trainer

Matt is a technical trainer specialising in cloud services, data analysis, and Microsoft server systems. He started life at Quanta working in the tech dungeon as our Systems Administrator, and moved into training after implementing many new systems for us including surfacing data through SQL Server Reporting Services, using Excel Services with SharePoint, implementing Power BI and Office 365 and even this very website you are reading now!