20339-2 Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016
10/19/2020 - 10/23/2020



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This five-day course will teach you how to plan, configure, and manage the advanced features in a SharePoint 2016 environment. The special areas of focus for this course include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services. This course also focuses on social computing features, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features. Students also will learn about business intelligence solutions, Enterprise Content Management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps. This course also covers how to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or a migration to SharePoint 2016.


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

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

  • Has a working knowledge of, or hands-on experience, with MS SharePoint Online.
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint Server workloads.
  • Experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.
  • Experience with authentication and security technologies.
  • Experience with Windows PowerShell.

An ideal candidate for this course must have at least one year experience deploying & administering multiple SharePoint Server 2013 farms across a large enterprise.

Before attending this course, students must demonstrate the following:
  • At least a one-year experience of mapping business requirements to both logical and physical technical designs.
  • Working knowledge of network design, including network security.
  • Software management experience in a Windows Server 2012 R2 enterprise server or Windows Server 2016 environment.
  • Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud. Administering IIS.
  • Configuring AD DS for use in authentication and authorization, and as a user store.
  • Managing an application remotely by using Windows PowerShell 2.0 or later.
  • Connecting applications to SQL Server.
  • Implementing claims-based security.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch. Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run virtually as a Live Distance Learning class if minimum enrollment is not met.
Note: This course is eligibile for Microsoft SATVs.


Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2016
Core components of the SharePoint 2016 architecture
New, deprecated, and removed features in SharePoint 2016
SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online editions
Lab : Reviewing the core Microsoft SharePoint 2016 concepts

Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016
Exploring the hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
Preparing for a hybrid SharePoint 2016 deployment
Lab : Configuring an Office 365 tenant
Lab : Creating hybrid team sites

Module 3: Designing business continuity management strategies
Designing database topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
Designing a SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
Planning for disaster recovery
Lab : Planning and performing backup and restore

Module 4: Planning and implementing Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service
Planning and configuring BCS
Configuring the Secure Store Service
Managing BCS models
Lab : Configuring BCS and the Secure Store Service
Lab : Managing BDC models

Module 5: Configuring productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Understanding the SharePoint Add-in architecture
Provisioning and managing apps and App Catalogs
Provisioning productivity services
Lab : Configuring and managing SharePoint Add-ins

Module 6: Managing solutions in Microsoft SharePoint 2016
Understanding the SharePoint 2016 solution architecture
Managing sandboxed solutions
Lab : Managing solutions

Module 7: Connecting people
Managing user profiles
Enabling social interaction
Building communities
Lab : Configuring profile synchronization and My Sites
Lab : Configuring community sites

Module 8: Planning and configuring web content management
Planning and implementing a web content management infrastructure
onfiguring managed navigation and catalog sites
Supporting multiple languages and locales
Enabling design and customization
Supporting mobile users
Lab : Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites

Lab : Configuring device channels

Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management
Planning Enterprise Content Management
Planning and configuring eDiscovery
Planning records management
Lab : Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint 2016
Lab : Configuring records management in SharePoint Server 2016

Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions
Planning BI architecture
Planning, deploying, and managing BI services
Planning and configuring advanced analysis tools
Lab : Installing Office Online Server
Lab : Configuring PowerPivot and Power View for SharePoint 2016

Module 11: Planning and configuring productivity and collaboration
Planning and configuring collaboration features
Planning and configuring composites
Lab : Configuring and working with project sites
Lab : Configuring a workflow

Module 12: Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2016
Preparing for an upgrade or migration
Upgrade to SharePoint 2016
Planning and managing a site-collection upgrade
Lab : Performing a content database migration and upgrade from Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Lab : Managing site-collection upgrades