A How-To Reference on Simulating a Realistic SharePoint Testing Environment
This book is a step-by-step guide to building your own SharePoint farm in a home lab setting. Learn how to build a windows domain and then join servers into the domain in order to create your own testing and learning environment. After you get the domain stood up, where you go from there is up to you. more » This book will help you learn how to spin up SharePoint in a least privileged fashion.This isn’t strictly a SharePoint book, though. For example, if you’re not a SharePoint professional and are just looking to create a working windows domain for other purposes; the home-lab domain that you’ll create will work great for Exam preparation for non-SharePoint purposes. You could even use it for learning how to install Exchange Server. After all, it’s your Home Lab domain.In this book you will build your home-lab domain and you’ll have a great place for learning how to administer SharePoint and develop SharePoint Apps.
Here are just some of the tasks you’ll complete in easy to follow exercises:
* Create a windows domain and a certificate authority, so that you can run SharePoint on SSL
* Join servers to the domain and configure other technology on the member servers as needed
* Install SQL Server, and correctly partition the server in accordance with best practices
* Install and configure a SharePoint farm
* Spin up Host Named Site Collections (HNSC’s)
* Install and configure Visual Studio
Who This Book Is For:
This book is suitable for both developers and administrators. No technical knowledge is assumed beyond a general familiarity with computers and computing terminology. The resulting domain will be suitable for both IT and developer testing needs. « less
Microsoft SharePoint hybrid consists of a growing list of advanced hybrid solutions that empowers organizations to consume benefits of the cloud and maintain their on-premises investments. This book is the second in a series of SharePoint hybrid books in which we show you how to configure, troubleshoot, more » and manage a SharePoint hybrid environment.
As you move toward configuring a SharePoint hybrid environment, you will soon realize the need for a go-to manual to ensure a successful implementation. This book does exactly that! It contains step-by-step instructions to help you with configuring and managing SharePoint hybrid. Although, it is aimed primarily for a technical audience, it also addresses business benefits that you might need to present to your management.
This book covers configuring these SharePoint hybrid capabilities in detail, along with scenario-based troubleshooting and recommended practices.
Operating a SharePoint hybrid environment requires experience in both on-premises SharePoint as well as Microsoft Office 365 products, such as SharePoint Online and Microsoft OneDrive for Business.
With hybrid capabilities such as search, business connectivity services, OneDrive for Business, sites, profiles, and advanced extranet sharing, you will find yourself surrounded by recommended practices and resources that will help you along the way.
One of the most important capabilities—hybrid search—is the glue that binds the on-premises and cloud data together, making it possible for your users to collaborate and access valuable data and information, whether it resides on-premises or in the cloud. You can choose to securely handle and expose line-of-business application data on SharePoint Online by configuring business connectivity services hybrid. Additional hybrid features such as enhanced profiles, sites, and OneDrive for Business, combined with Delve enhance the collaboration experiences in a SharePoint hybrid environment.
It is our aim to get you started to consider cybersecurity in your SharePoint hybrid roadmap. Cybersecurity is a topic of growing concern and we believe it is necessary for a SharePoint hybrid workforce to be security aware as they collaborate in real time across various regions of the world. We have handpicked topics in cybersecurity to raise your awareness of the risks so that you have a great start to factor these risks and create your risk mitigation plan for a secure and well-performing SharePoint hybrid deployment. « less
Best Practices for Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining SharePoint Server 2016
This book shows you how to install, configure, and maintain the latest release of Microsoft’s popular SharePoint Server, SharePoint 2016. This latest version brings with it many changes for IT professionals. Read Deploying SharePoint 2016 to find out how to create a performant and stable SharePoint environment more » for your company.
What You’ll Learn: * Steps to install SharePoint Server 2016, both using the user interface provided by Microsoft, and by using PowerShell.
* Understand your authentication options and associated security considerations.
* Deploy add-ins, either from the store, or from your own custom app catalog.
* Configure Search Service Application using either the provided UI or PowerShell.
* Configure business intelligence components such as Excel Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, and PowerPivot.
* Steps to migrate to SharePoint Server 2016 from either SharePoint Server 2010 or 2013.
* Understand approaches to high availability, disaster recovery, patching, and ways to monitor and maintain your SharePoint 2016 deployment once it’s up and running.
Who This Book Is For:
Anyone tasked with installing, configuring, and maintaining SharePoint Server 2016 in their organization. This book assumes some working knowledge of a previous release of SharePoint Server, such as SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013. « less
Learning Microsoft's Business Collaboration Platform
Learn how to make the most of SharePoint 2016 and its wide range of capabilities to support your information management, collaboration, and business process management needs. Whether you are using SharePoint as an intranet or business solution platform, you will learn how to use the resources (such as more » lists, libraries, and sites) and services (such as search, workflow, and social) that make up these environments. In the fifth edition of this bestselling book, author Tony Smith walks you through the components and capabilities that make up a SharePoint 2016 environment. He provides step-by-step instructions for using and managing these elements, as well as recommendations for how to get the best out of them.
What You Will Learn
* Create and use common SharePoint resources like lists, libraries, sites, pages and web parts
* Understand when and how workflows and information management policies can be used to automate process
* Learn how to take advantage of records retention, management, and disposition
* Make the most of SharePoint search services
* Take advantage of social capabilities to create social solutions
Who This Book Is For
Whether you have not yet used SharePoint at all, have used previous versions, have just started using the basic features, or have been using it for a long of time, this book provides the skills you need to work efficiently with the capabilities SharePoint 2016 provides. « less
For SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online
Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsoft's vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint more » is a complex product that can be managed more easily and quickly with PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. This book helps bridge the gap, introducing PowerShell fundamentals and operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2013. « less
Dive into SharePoint 2013 administrationâand really put your systems expertise to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. Discover how the experts deploy, configure, and manage SharePointâand challenge yourself to new more » levels of mastery. « less
Over 110 recipes to engineer web content and master SharePoint 2013
SharePoint 2013 Server includes new and improved features for web content management that simplify how you design publishing sites, and enhances the authoring and publishing processes of organizations. SharePoint Server 2013 also has new features that use the power of search to surface dynamic web content more » on publishing sites. Using the right tools efficiently can assist organizations in creating compelling content-rich websites without the undue overhead of hands-on management of each piece of content. SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook is a practical guide to show you how to leverage Microsoft SharePoint 2013 to create a scalable web content management system. This book helps you in learning about the features of SharePoint 2013 in depth and also takes you through each of these features practically by providing you with a hands-on experience. « less
Building Business Solutions
Following on the heels of successful previous editions, this perennial bestseller is completely updated for the latest iteration of SharePoint. The team of authors walks you through building business solutions using SharePoint 2013, while providing real-world scenarios and detailed descriptions that more » highlight best practices for configuration and customization. Featuring new chapters that discuss managing permissions and working with Access Services, this ideal introductory guide shows you how to efficiently handle a variety of SharePoint challenges that you may face and gives you the tools you need to put this popular content management platform to work for you. « less
Fully updated for SharePoint 2013, this book is an ideal starting place for SharePoint development. Covering all the major topics that a new developer needs to know in order to get started, this resource contains 100 percent new content and addresses the major overhaul to the SharePoint 2013 platform. more » The team of authors, led by Microsoft's Steve Fox, presents you with a detailed overview that helps you establish a starting point for development. They then walk you through ways to advance your knowledge so that you leverage the new SharePoint 2013 features to build custom solutions. « less