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Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 Pocket Guide

Book Description

This is your most concise, practical reference to deploying, configuring, and running SharePoint 2013. Perfect for admins at all levels, it covers both technical topics and business solutions. SharePoint MVP Ben Curry focuses on the crucial step-by-step information for performing day-to-day tasks quickly, reliably, and well. No obscure settings, abstract theory, or hype…just help you can really trust—and really use!

  • Install SharePoint Server 2013

  • Configure farms and databases

  • Create and extend web applications

  • Set up and scale service applications

  • Deploy and manage sites/collections

  • Implement BI solutions

  • Integrate Excel Services and PowerPivot

  • Configure enterprise content types and metadata

  • Deploy Enterprise Search

  • Manage documents and web content

  • Brand your site

  • Deliver social tools, including microblogging

  • Back up and restore

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. About the Coauthors
  8. Dedication
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. We Want to Hear from You!
  11. Reader Services
  12. Introduction
    1. Who Is This Book For?
    2. How Is This Book Organized?
  13. Part I: Deploying
    1. Chapter 1. Installing SharePoint Server 2013
      1. Preparing for Installation
      2. Farm Topologies
      3. Installing the First SharePoint Foundation 2013 Server in the Farm
      4. Installing the First SharePoint Server 2013 Server in the Farm
      5. Post-Installation Configuration
      6. Advanced Installation Options
    2. Chapter 2. Configuring Farm Operations
      1. Introducing Central Administration
      2. System Settings
      3. Database Management
      4. Configuring Send to Connections
    3. Chapter 3. Creating Web Applications and Content Databases
      1. Web Application Architecture
      2. Creating and Managing Content Databases
      3. Creating and Extending Web Applications
      4. Configuring and Managing Web Applications
      5. Alternate Access Mappings
    4. Chapter 4. Creating and Configuring Service Applications
      1. Service Application Architecture
      2. Managing Service Applications
      3. Deploying Service Applications
    5. Chapter 5. Scaling Web and Service Applications
      1. Server Roles
      2. Preparing for Scaling Out to a Server Farm
      3. Scaling Farms with Server and Storage Groups
      4. Scaling Web Applications
      5. Scaling System Services and Service Applications
    6. Chapter 6. Deploying Sites and Site Collections
      1. Site Creation Modes
      2. Site Collections and Content Databases
      3. Creating Site Collections
      4. Site Collection Security
    7. Chapter 7. Deploying Business Intelligence Technologies
      1. Business Intelligence Components
      2. Business Intelligence Considerations
      3. Business Intelligence Setup
      4. Excel Services
  14. Part II: Configuring
    1. Chapter 8. Configuring Enterprise Content Types and Metadata
      1. Understanding Enterprise Content Management
      2. Configuring Managed Metadata Services
      3. Understanding Managed Taxonomies, Folksonomies, and Term Sets
      4. Understanding Enterprise Content Types
      5. Consuming Metadata
    2. Chapter 9. Configuring Document Management
      1. Managing Documents in SharePoint 2013
      2. Document IDs and Sets
      3. List and Library Relationships
      4. Document Version Control
      5. Workflows
      6. Inbound Email
      7. The Document Center
      8. Content Organizer and Send To Functionality
      9. Records Management
      10. In-Place Records Management
      11. The Records Center
      12. eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013
    3. Chapter 10. Enterprise Search
      1. Design Considerations
      2. Deploying the First Search Server in the Farm
      3. Scaling Search to Multiple Servers
      4. Configuring the Search Service Application
    4. Chapter 11. Web Content Management
      1. Understanding the Publishing Infrastructure
    5. Chapter 12. Branding in SharePoint 2013
      1. Branding Levels
      2. Composed Looks
      3. Design Manager
      4. Image Renditions
      5. Managed Metadata Navigation
      6. Minimal Download Strategy
    6. Chapter 13. Configuring the Social Experience
      1. Social Architecture
      2. User Profile Service
      3. Enabling Social Features for Users and Groups
      4. My Sites
  15. Part III: Operating
    1. Chapter 14. Backing Up and Restoring SharePoint Server 2013
      1. SharePoint Farm Backup and Recovery
      2. Service and Web Application Backup and Restore
      3. Granular Backup and Restore
    2. Chapter 15. Managing Apps and Solutions
      1. Managing Apps
      2. Installing and Configuring Web Parts
      3. Installing and Configuring Features
      4. Managing Solutions
    3. Chapter 16. Configuring Sites and Site Collections
      1. Site Settings
      2. Creating and Managing List and Library Apps
      3. Navigation and Promoted Links
    4. Chapter 17. Upgrading from SharePoint Server 2010
      1. Planning and Preparing
      2. Database Attach Upgrades
      3. Upgrading Sites and Site Collections
      4. Upgrading My Sites
  16. Index