Advanced Administration for MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0

Course:  SPSAA
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  III
Course Summary

This course teaches experienced students how to plan, deploy, configure, and maintain server farm solutions with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Virtually all advanced capabilities of SharePoint 2007 are included so that the student will be successful in managing the complete life cycle, from planning through ongoing operation and growth.

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Topics Covered In This Course

SharePoint 2007 Architecture

  • WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 Server Farms
  • MOSS 2007 Server Farm Topology
  • Planning a deployment
  • Deploying WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 Farms

Configure SharePoint 2007

  • Shared Services Providers creation
  • Configuring Server Farms including e-mail and quotas
  • Configuring Administration Settings
  • Verify the configuration
  • Troubleshooting

Capacity Planning

  • Capacity Planning and requirements management
  • Sizing the Architecture

Solution Architecture

  • Information Architecture and Content Types
  • Metadata
  • Solution Architecture
  • Features, Site Definitions and Templates

Search and Indexing

  • Search Architecture
  • Crawl and Query Processes
  • Search Server Layouts

Customizing and Extending SharePoint

  • Modifying Master Pages and Layouts
  • SharePoint Designer 2007 Usage
  • Installing an iFilter and Associate a File Type
  • Visual Studio options

Business Data Catalog

  • Planning the Business Data Catalog
  • Configuring the Business Data Catalog
  • Managed properties

Forms, Excel Services, and Workflows

  • Creating Microsoft InfoPath Forms for use in SharePoint
  • Excel Services in MOSS 2007
  • Workflows in SharePoint
  • Dashboard options

Operations and Administration

  • Managing a Server Farm
  • Using Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager with SharePoint Technologies
  • Troubleshooting Migrations and Upgrades
  • Performance monitoring

Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery

  • Backup and Restore
  • Using Microsoft SQL Server Backup and Restore
  • Using Microsoft SQL Server Failover Solutions
  • Using Data Protection Manager


  • MOSS Security Accounts
  • Securing Content
  • Form-Based security
  • Securing Communications within a Server Farm
  • Using Server Hardening
What You Can Expect

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand SharePoint Architecture in a server farm environment.
  • Describe how to configure and maintain SharePoint server farms.
  • Perform Capacity planning a deployment.
  • Configure search and indexing.
  • Customize and extend deployments.
  • Configure the Business Data Catalog.
  • Configure Forms and Excel Services.
  • Understand information and solution architecture.
  • Manage Monitor, and Troubleshoot SharePoint Technologies deployments.
  • Use all of Central Administration's options
  • Work with tools including SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio
  • Plan for disaster recovery
  • Backup and Restore SharePoint servers.
  • Apply Security to deployments.
Who Should Take This Course


Recommended Prerequisites

A minimum of two years experience with SharePoint Technologies

Training Style

Instructor led with 50% lecture and 50% lab.

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