MOD 20339-2: Advanced Technologies of SharePoint 2016


Duration: 5 days

During this five-day course, you will learn how to plan, configure, and manage the advanced features in a SharePoint 2016 environment. Areas of special focus will include implementing high availability, disaster recovery, service application architecture, and Microsoft Business Connectivity Services.

Additional focus will be placed on:

Social computing features
Collaboration platforms and features
Business intelligence solutions, enterprise content management, web content management infrastructure, solutions, and apps are also areas of learning for students who chose to take this course. How to develop and implement a governance plan, and how to perform an upgrade or a migration to SharePoint 2016 are also covered in this course.

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 would gain skills and knowledge that would aid them in the future.

**Equivalent knowledge, experience, or completion of 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016, is recommended before taking this course.**

Previous qualifications that are beneficial to those interested in this course are:

Working knowledge of and hands-on experience with Microsoft SharePoint Online
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
**Hands-on or job experience should be from a solutions-based role. Preferably gained from working on multiple solutions in a SharePoint server space that includes; document management, content management, and search. **

After students have completed this course, they will be able to:

Describe the core SharePoint 2016 architecture and its new and improved features
Describe the key hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
Plan and design a SharePoint 2016 environment to meet requirements for high availability and disaster recovery
Plan and implement Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service
Configure and manage productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Manage Solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Plan and configure social computing features
Plan and configure web content management for an Internet-facing environment
Plan and configure Enterprise Content Management in a SharePoint 2016 deployment
Plan and configure business intelligence solutions
Plan and configure work management, productivity, and collaboration platforms and features
Perform an upgrade or migration to SharePoint 2016


It is recommended that candidates interested in taking this course have:

At least 1 year of experience of mapping business requirements to both logical and physical technical designs
At least 1 year of experience with deploying and administering multiple SharePoint 2013 farms across a large enterprise
Previously completed course 20339-1A: Planning and Administering Microsoft SharePoint 2016 or demonstrate equivalent skills
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

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

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  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Introduction to SharePoint 2016

The core SharePoint 2016 architecture
New features in SharePoint 2016
Lab: Reviewing Core Microsoft SharePoint concepts

Configuring SharePoint 2016 farms by using Windows PowerShell
Provisioning service applications by using Windows PowerShell

Module 2: Introduction to hybrid scenarios for SharePoint 2016

Exploring the hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
Hybrid architectures in SharePoint 2016
Configuring a one-way hybrid search, and configuring OneDrive for Business
Lab: Configuring a Microsoft Office 365 tenant

Configuring an Office 365 tenant
Lab: Configuring one-way hybrid search and configuring OneDrive for Business

Configuring an outbound search topology

Module 3: Planning and designing for business continuity management

Designing database topologies for high availability and disaster recovery
Designing a SharePoint 2016 infrastructure for high availability
Planning for disaster recovery
Lab: Planning for high availability

Planning a Microsoft SQL Server topology & designing SharePoint infrastructure for high availability
Developing a high-availability physical architecture design diagram
Lab: Designing a backup and restore plan, and performing a backup and a restore

Creating a backup and restore plan
Testing the backup and recovery process

Module 4: Planning and implementing Business Connectivity Services and Secure Store Service

Configuring BCS
Configuring the Secure Store Service
Managing BCS models
Lab: Configuring Business Connectivity Services and the Secure Store Service

Configuring the Business Data Connectivity service application
Configuring the Secure Store Service
Lab: Managing Business Data Connectivity models

Importing and configuring Business Data Connectivity (BDC) models
Configuring a Secure Store Service target application
Creating profile pages for BDC models

Module 5: Configuring productivity services for a SharePoint 2016 deployment

Understanding the SharePoint app architecture
Provisioning and configuring apps and app catalogs
Managing apps
Provisioning productivity services
Lab: Configuring and managing SharePoint apps and app catalogs

Configuring a SharePoint farm to support apps
Creating and configuring a corporate catalog
Deploying and monitoring apps

Module 6: Managing solutions in a SharePoint 2016 deployment

Understanding the SharePoint solution architecture
Managing farm solutions
Managing sandboxed solutions
Lab: Managing SharePoint 2016 solutions

Configuring sandboxed solution management at the farm level
Configuring sandboxed solution management at the site collection level
Deploying farm solutions

Module 7: Connecting people

Planning user profiles
Enabling My Sites and social features
Building communities
Lab: Configuring profile synchronization and My Sites

Configuring user profile synchronization by using Microsoft Identity Manager 2016
Configuring user profile policies
Configuring My Sites
Lab: Configuring community sites

Creating a community site infrastructure
Configuring community site participation

Module 8: Planning and configuring web content management

Planning and implementing a web content management infrastructure
Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites
Supporting multiple languages and locales
Planning and managing design and customization
Supporting mobile users
Lab: Configuring managed navigation and catalog sites

Configuring a catalog site
Configuring a publishing site to use catalog content
Lab: Configuring device channels

Configuring device channels

Module 9: Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management

Planning content management
Planning and configuring eDiscovery
Planning records management
Lab: Configuring eDiscovery in SharePoint 2016

Creating an eDiscovery center
Creating and managing eDiscovery cases
Configuring in-place preservation
Lab: Configuring records management in SharePoint 2016

Creating site-based retention policies

Module 10: Planning and configuring business intelligence solutions

Planning a business intelligence architecture
Deploying and managing business intelligence services
Lab: Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint 2016

Installing and configuring the PowerPivot add-in
Verifying the PowerPivot for SharePoint functionality

Module 11: Planning and configuring work management and productivity

Aggregating tasks with the Work Management Service
Planning and configuring collaboration features
Planning and configuring composites
Lab: Configuring project sites

Creating project sites
Configuring project sites
Engaging project teams
Configuring Project Server integration
Lab: Configuring a workflow

Configure Microsoft Azure Workflow and Microsoft SharePoint Workflow Services
Creating and testing a workflow

Module 12: Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2016

Preparing for an upgrade or migration
Planning an upgrade process
Planning and managing a site collection upgrade
Upgrading for advanced scenarios
Lab: Performing a content database migration and upgrade from Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Migrating a content database from SharePoint Server 2013 to SharePoint 2016
Lab: Managing site collection upgrades

Preparing site collections for upgrade
Upgrading site collections
Reviewing farm-level site collection upgrade settings
Migrating a content database from SharePoint Server 2013 to SharePoint 2016