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Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out

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Conquer Microsoft SharePoint 2013 administration—from the inside out!

Dive into SharePoint 2013 administration—and 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 SharePoint—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.

  • Automate the installation and configuration of SharePoint 2013

  • Effectively manage SharePoint apps and custom solutions

  • Optimize farms, web apps, content databases, and site collections

  • Use methods to help users attain productive search experiences

  • Configure business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013

  • Dive deep into SharePoint security practices and architecture

  • Add SharePoint Online to your existing SharePoint environment

  • Manage User Profiles and the SharePoint social experience

  • Monitor and troubleshoot SharePoint with insider tips

  • For Intermediate to Advanced IT Professionals

    Table of Contents

    1. Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out
    2. Dedication
    3. Introduction
      1. Who this book is for
      2. Assumptions about you
      3. Conventions
        1. Text conventions
        2. Design conventions
      4. Acknowledgments
      5. Support and feedback
        1. Errata
        2. We want to hear from you
        3. Stay in touch
    4. 1. What’s new in SharePoint 2013
      1. The end user
        1. The user interface
          1. ActiveX
          2. Callouts
          3. Drag-and-drop
          4. Quick edit
          5. Composed looks
        2. SkyDrive Pro
        3. Metadata navigation
        4. eDiscovery
        5. Site mailboxes
        6. Social features
        7. Workflow
        8. New site templates
        9. Apps
        10. Service applications
        11. Information Rights Management
        12. Access Services 2013
        13. Visio Services
        14. Business Connectivity Services
        15. Business intelligence
        16. Publishing
          1. Master page design
          2. Cross-site publishing
        17. Mobility
          1. Device channels
          2. Mobile panels
          3. Push notifications
          4. GeoLocation fields
      2. The developer
        1. The App Model
          1. SharePoint-hosted apps
          2. Autohosted apps
          3. Provider-hosted apps
        2. REST
        3. CSOM
      3. The IT professional
        1. Office Web Apps
        2. Web analytics
        3. User license enforcement
        4. User Profile service application changes
        5. Application layer
          1. The Minimal Download Strategy
          2. The Distributed Cache service
          3. Request Management
        6. Search
        7. Content databases
          1. Table structure changes
          2. Blob storage changes
        8. Authentication
          1. OAuth 2.0
          2. Claims authentication
          3. Server to Server
        9. Workflow
      4. Summary
    5. 2. Planning and preparing for SharePoint 2013 installation
      1. Planning for the installation of SharePoint 2013
        1. SharePoint farm types
          1. Single-server farm with built-in database
          2. Single-server farm
          3. Multiple-server farm
        2. Physical architecture
          1. Size
          2. Topology
        3. SharePoint server roles and components
          1. Web servers
          2. Application servers
          3. Database servers
          4. Stretched farms
        4. SharePoint 2013 editions
      2. SQL Server configuration for SharePoint 2013
        1. Understanding SQL Server and SharePoint integration
          1. SQL Server instances
          2. SQL Server versions and editions
        2. Preparing and installing SQL Server for SharePoint 2013
          1. SQL Server for SharePoint 2013 hardware requirements
          2. SQL Server for SharePoint 2013 software requirements
          3. Installing SQL Server 2012 for SharePoint 2013
      3. SharePoint 2013 pre-installation preparation
        1. SharePoint 2013 installation required accounts
        2. Hardware requirements
        3. SharePoint 2013 software requirements
          1. SharePoint 2013 Server software requirements
          2. SharePoint 2013 Server optional software
          3. SharePoint 2013 client software
        4. Installing the SharePoint 2013 prerequisites
      4. Summary
    6. 3. Upgrading to SharePoint 2013
      1. Upgrade path
        1. Services that can be migrated
        2. Services that can’t be upgraded
        3. New or improved SharePoint 2013 migration tools
      2. Preparing for the migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
      3. The eight steps to migrate to SharePoint 2013
        1. Step one: preparing for installation
        2. Step two: copy customizations over to the server
        3. Step three: run configuration and configure farm settings
        4. Step four: move your databases to the new SQL Server
        5. Step five: migrate the service applications
          1. Migrating Secure Store Service
          2. Migrating Business Data Connectivity
          3. Migrating the Managed MetaData Service
          4. Migrating the User Profile Service
          5. Migrating the PerformancePoint service application
          6. Migrating the Search service application
        6. Step six: create new web applications
          1. Create a Claims-based authentication web application by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Create a Classic-mode authentication web application by using Windows PowerShell
          3. Remove any unneeded content database from a web application by using PowerShell
        7. Step seven: test and attach content databases
          1. Testing a content database
          2. Attaching a content database to a web application and upgrading it
          3. Reviewing database status
          4. Reviewing the upgrade status report
        8. Step eight: upgrade site collections
          1. Running the Site Collection Health Check
          2. Site Collection Upgrade by the Site Collection Administrator
          3. Site Collection evaluation upgrade by Site Collection Administrator
          4. Managing site collection upgrades and compatibility levels as a farm administrator
      4. Summary
    7. 4. Installing SharePoint 2013
      1. Installation fundamentals
        1. Hardware requirements
        2. Software requirements
        3. Service and installation accounts
      2. Installing SharePoint 2013
        1. Installing prerequisites manually
          1. Acquiring the prerequisite files
          2. Prerequisite download
          3. Installing the prerequisite roles and features
          4. Installing the prerequisite files by using PrerequisiteInstaller.exe
        2. Installing SharePoint 2013 by using setup.exe
        3. Configuring SharePoint 2013 by using Psconfig.exe
          1. Running Psconfig.exe as a batch file
          2. Configuring SharePoint 2013 by using Windows PowerShell
        4. Using AutoSPInstaller
      3. Summary
    8. 5. Managing farms, web applications, and content databases
      1. SharePoint farm architecture
        1. Planning farm architecture
        2. Farm roles and components
          1. Front-end server role
          2. Batch-processing server role
          3. Database server role
      2. Farm topology
        1. Understanding your topology needs
      3. Farm management
        1. Managing servers in a farm
          1. Adding a server to the farm
          2. Removing a server from the farm
          3. Removing a server by using Central Administration
        2. Managing services on the server
      4. Creating and configuring web applications
        1. Understanding web applications
          1. IIS host sites and authentication zones
          2. SharePoint application pools
        2. Creating a web application
          1. Creating a new web application by using Windows PowerShell
        3. Configuring an SSL certificate
        4. Configuring web application settings
        5. General settings
          1. Time zone
          2. Browser file handling
          3. Maximum upload size
          4. Configure resource throttling
          5. Configure blocked file types
      5. Removing and extending web applications
        1. Removing a web application
        2. Deleting a web application
        3. Extending a web application
      6. Configuring Alternate Access Mappings
        1. Configuring AAMs
      7. Managing content databases
        1. Adding content databases
          1. Adding a content database by using Windows PowerShell
        2. Remove a content database
          1. Removing a content database by using Windows PowerShell
        3. Managing a content database
      8. Summary
    9. 6. Creating and managing service applications
      1. What is a service application?
        1. What service applications are available with SharePoint 2013?
      2. Creating service applications
        1. How to create service applications by using the Configuration Wizard
        2. Creating service applications in Central Administration
        3. Creating service applications by using Windows PowerShell
      3. Managing service applications
        1. The Manage Service Applications button or link
        2. The Administrators button
        3. The Properties button
        4. The Publish button
        5. The Permissions button
        6. Creating the State Service service application
        7. Creating the Machine Translation Service service application
        8. Creating the Subscription Settings service application
          1. Create the service application and its proxy
        9. Creating and managing the Secure Store Service service application
        10. Creating and managing the Work Management service application
      4. Cross-farm sharing of service applications
        1. Exchange certificates
        2. Establishing trust
        3. Publishing service applications
        4. Generating permissions
        5. Consuming service applications
      5. Summary
    10. 7. Creating and managing site collections
      1. Understanding site collections
        1. Path-named and host-named site collections
          1. Path-named site collections
          2. Host-named site collections
          3. When to use path-named site collections instead of host-named site collections
        2. Site collections versus subsites
      2. Creating managed paths and site collections
        1. Creating managed paths
          1. Creating a new managed path by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Create a host-header managed path
        2. Creating path-named site collections
          1. Creating a site collection with a dedicated content database
        3. Creating a host-named site collection
          1. Creating a web application to hold host-named site collections
      3. Managing site collections
        1. Deleting a site collection
        2. Site collection quotas
          1. Managing quota templates
          2. Assigning a quota template
          3. Manually editing a site collection quota
        3. Moving a site collection to a different content database
      4. Self-service site creation and site retention policies
        1. Self-service site creation
        2. Confirming site use and deletion
        3. Site closure and deletion policies
          1. Site policies
          2. The Site Closure And Deletion link
      5. Cross-site publishing
        1. Understanding CSP
        2. The components of CSP
          1. Authoring site collection
          2. Publishing site collection
          3. Catalog
          4. Managed metadata
          5. Search Web Parts
          6. Navigation
        3. Configuring CSP
          1. Configuring managed metadata term sets
          2. Configuring the authoring site collection
          3. Configuring the publishing site collection
      6. Summary
    11. 8. Creating and configuring Search service applications
      1. Exploring SharePoint Enterprise Search
        1. New features
        2. Architecture
        3. The Administration component
        4. The Crawler component
        5. The Content Processing component
          1. Content Enrichment Service
        6. The Index component
          1. Index partitions
          2. Indexing update groups
        7. The Query Processing component
          1. Query result types
        8. The Analytics Processing component
        9. Search analytics
        10. Usage analytics
          1. Usage Counts
          2. Recommendations
          3. Activity Ranking
        11. Search limits
      2. Creating Search service applications
        1. Create a Search service application
          1. Using the Farm Configuration Wizard
          2. Using Central Administration
          3. Using Windows PowerShell
      3. Scaling Search service applications
        1. Adding Search servers
        2. Assigning roles
        3. Moving the index location
        4. Creating index partitions
        5. Removing search roles
        6. Upgrading SharePoint Search
        7. Upgrading FAST Search
          1. Items to migrate
          2. Deprecated features
      4. Configuring Search service applications
        1. Content sources
        2. Crawl schedules
        3. Crawl rules
        4. Server name mappings
        5. File types
        6. Crawler impact rules
        7. Entity extractors
        8. The Authoritative Pages feature
        9. Result Sources
          1. Query Transforms
          2. Creating Result Sources with Query Transforms
          3. Examples of Result Sources
        10. Query rules
        11. Search query throttling
        12. Query client types
        13. Query suggestions
        14. Search result removal
        15. Crawled properties
        16. Managed properties
          1. Types
          2. Characteristics
          3. Refiners
        17. Ranking models
        18. Thesaurus
        19. Query spelling corrections
        20. Search schemas
      5. Maintaining and troubleshooting Search service applications
        1. Crawl logs
        2. Crawl health reports
        3. Query health reports
        4. Usage reports
        5. Debugging
        6. Troubleshooting
      6. Implementing Search best practices
        1. Managing searchability
        2. Recall
        3. Precision
        4. Relevancy
        5. Managing language detection
        6. Backup and restore
        7. Search administration tasks
          1. Daily
          2. Weekly
          3. Monthly
      7. Summary
    12. 9. Customizing search results and the Search Center site
      1. Why customize Search?
      2. Customizing your search results
        1. Tools for customizing search results
        2. Query rules
          1. Query conditions
          2. Query actions
          3. Publishing options
          4. Managing query rules
          5. Creating a query rule
        3. Result sources
        4. Result types
          1. Creating a result type
        5. Display templates
        6. Putting it all together
          1. Creating the display template
          2. Creating the result type
          3. Creating the query rule
        7. Viewing the results
        8. Working with queries and result sources
          1. Query transforms
          2. Query Builder
          3. Query suggestions
          4. Site-level administration summary
      3. Customizing the Search Center site
        1. Customizing the search page
        2. Customizing the Refinement panel
        3. Configuring Faceted Navigation
        4. Search Navigation
      4. Summary
    13. 10. Configuring Metadata Management Services
      1. Overview of MMS
      2. MMS components
        1. Content type
        2. Taxonomy, terms, and term sets
        3. Term types and the term store
          1. Managed terms
          2. Enterprise keywords
          3. The term store
        4. The Content Type hub
      3. Creating an MMS application
          1. Starting the MMS application instance
          2. Creating an MMS via Central Administration
          3. Creating an MMS application via Windows PowerShell
        1. Deletion options
          1. Deleting an MMS application via Central Administration
          2. Deleting an MMS application by using Windows PowerShell
        2. Modifying the MMS
          1. Modifying an existing MMS application by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Modifying the existing MMS application by using Central Administration
        3. Managed metadata properties
        4. Managed metadata administrators
      4. Upgrading the MMS
        1. Working with the MMS
        2. Accessing the Term Store Management Tool from Central Administration
        3. Configuring a Content Type hub
          1. Creating a Content Type syndication site collection
          2. Activating Content Type syndication
        4. The Term Store Management Tool
        5. Reuse term
        6. Pinning a term
        7. Modifying metadata columns in Datasheet view
        8. Managing metadata by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets
        9. Publishing the MMS
        10. Consuming the MMS
          1. Managed metadata site columns in a SharePoint list
          2. Configuring metadata navigation
          3. Managed metadata and document management
          4. Creating a DIP
        11. Disaster recovery of the MMS
      5. Summary
    14. 11. Configuring User Profile Services
      1. Understanding the UPS
      2. Planning the UPS
        1. Service accounts
        2. Server-to-server authentication
        3. Databases
        4. My Site Host and personal site collections
        5. Search Center URL
        6. Active Directory synchronization permissions
        7. User profile replication
      3. Configuring the UPS
        1. Creating the UPS service application
          1. Creating the UPS service application in Central Administration
          2. Creating the UPS by using Windows PowerShell
        2. Configuring the User Profile Synchronization
          1. The SharePoint Profile Synchronization method
          2. The SharePoint Active Directory Import method
          3. Creating synchronization connections
          4. Configuring synchronization filters
          5. Synchronization types and scheduling
          6. Troubleshooting synchronization
        3. Configuring UPS service application security
          1. Configuring service administrators
          2. Configuring service connection permissions
          3. Configuring user permissions
      4. Managing the UPS
        1. Managing user profiles
          1. Editing user profiles and My Sites
        2. Manage profile properties
          1. Editing property settings
          2. Editing property mapping
          3. Creating a new property
          4. Synchronizing user photos
          5. Exporting photos from SharePoint to Active Directory
          6. Importing photos to SharePoint from Active Directory
        3. Managing policies
        4. Managing user sub-types
      5. Configuring My Sites
        1. Setup My Sites
        2. Configure Trusted Host Locations
        3. Manage Promoted Sites
        4. Publish Links To Office Client Applications
        5. Manage Social Tags And Notes
        6. Manage Following
      6. Configuring Audiences
        1. Creating Audiences
        2. Compiling Audiences
        3. Applying Audiences
      7. Summary
    15. 12. Understanding and configuring social capabilities
      1. An overview of SharePoint 2013 social capabilities
        1. Understanding SharePoint 2013 social features
      2. Microblogging and activity feeds
        1. Understanding the SharePoint activity feed
          1. Social tagging
          2. Following
          3. Mentions
          4. Likes
          5. Activities
          6. Configuring feed settings
        2. Site Feeds
        3. Activity feed architecture
          1. The Distributed Cache Service
          2. Configuring the DCS
          3. Troubleshooting activity feeds
      3. Task aggregation
        1. My Tasks
        2. Exchange and Outlook
      4. Community sites
        1. Creating and configuring a community site
        2. Managing categories
        3. Managing membership
        4. Managing discussions
        5. Managing reputation and badges
      5. Microsoft SkyDrive Pro
        1. SkyDrive Pro client configuration
        2. SkyDrive Pro server configuration
      6. Comparing SharePoint 2013 to Yammer
        1. Feature comparison
          1. Newsfeeds
          2. Communities
          3. Messaging and Chat
          4. Integration with SharePoint 2013
      7. Mobile clients
          1. The SharePoint Newsfeed App
          2. The SkyDrive Pro App
      8. Summary
    16. 13. Configuring Business Connectivity Services
      1. What’s new with BCS
      2. Overview of BCS
      3. BCS components
        1. Service applications for BCS
          1. The BDC service application
          2. The SSS
        2. External lists
      4. The BCS
        1. Best practices
          1. Security
          2. Disaster recovery
        2. Starting the BDC service
        3. Creation options
          1. Creating a BCS service application by using Central Administration
          2. Creating a BCS service application by using Windows PowerShell
        4. Deletion options
          1. Deleting a BCS service application by using Central Administration
          2. Deleting BCS service application by using Windows PowerShell
        5. Modifying the BCS
          1. Modifying a BCS service application by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Modifying a BCS service application by using Central Administration
        6. BCS Windows PowerShell Cmdlets
        7. Publishing the BCS service application
      5. Creating a BCS solution
        1. Creating an ECT
        2. Connecting to an external system
        3. Creating an external list
        4. Setting permission for the BCS
      6. Upgrading the BCS
        1. Migrating BCS from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013
      7. Summary
    17. 14. Configuring records management and eDiscovery
      1. Introduction to records management and information management policies
        1. What is records management?
        2. Compliance requirements document
        3. Records management roles
          1. SharePoint administrator
          2. Compliance officers
          3. Records managers
          4. Content managers
          5. Information workers
        4. The file plan
        5. What are information management policies
        6. Planning document policies
        7. Policy metadata
      2. Implementing and configuring information management policies
          1. Retention policies
      3. Implementing and configuring a records center
        1. Creating and managing a content type
        2. Creating the Records Center
          1. Setup Tasks And File Plan Creation
          2. Common Records Management Tasks
          3. Content Organizer Rules
        3. Creating records libraries
        4. Define required metadata
        5. Apply information management policies
        6. Create content organizer rules
        7. Creating a farm-level Send To option
        8. Placing a hold on records
        9. Generating a file plan report
        10. Generating an audit report
      4. Implementing and managing in-place records
        1. Implementing In-Place records at the site collection
        2. Configuring In-Place records in a list or library
          1. Managing In-Place records in a list or library
          2. Managing information management policies with In-Place records activated
        3. In-Place records management vs. a Records Center
        4. Implementing eDiscovery
      5. Summary
    18. 15. Understanding and managing SharePoint 2013 apps
      1. Understanding the new App Model
        1. Why is a new App Model needed?
          1. Cloud readiness
          2. Challenges with farm and sandboxed solutions
          3. Benefits of the new App Model
          4. Drawbacks with the new App Model
        2. Understanding SharePoint 2013 apps
          1. Understanding how apps run
        3. Understanding the different types of apps
          1. SharePoint-hosted apps
          2. Autohosted apps
          3. Provider-hosted apps
        4. Understanding app security
          1. App permissions
      2. Managing SharePoint 2013 apps
        1. Hosting apps on premises
          1. Creating an app tenancy
          2. Configuring app URLs
          3. Configuring the Domain Name System
          4. Configuring SSL
        2. Creating an app catalog
          1. Managing apps in the app catalog
        3. Adding an app to a SharePoint site
          1. Adding an app by using Windows PowerShell
        4. Removing an app from a SharePoint site
          1. Removing an app by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Deploying a tenant-scoped app
        5. App governance
          1. Restricting who can provision apps
          2. Restricting access to the SharePoint Store
          3. Managing app requests
          4. Managing licenses
      3. Deploying apps
        1. Differences between OAuth and S2S
        2. Deploying provider-hosted apps on premises
          1. Configure IIS to host remote web
          2. Configure the SharePoint farm
          3. Configure the remote web
        3. Deploying provider-hosted apps to SharePoint Online
          1. Configuring IIS to host remote web
          2. Configuring SharePoint Online
          3. Configuring Remote Web
      4. Summary
    19. 16. Managing farm and sandboxed solutions
      1. Understanding solution packages
        1. Understanding farm solutions
          1. Risks associated with farm solutions
        2. Understanding sandboxed solutions
          1. Challenges associated with sandboxed solutions
        3. Understanding the WSP file
        4. Understanding the solution manifest
      2. Managing farm solutions
        1. Adding a solution
        2. Installing a solution package
        3. Uninstalling a solution package
        4. Removing a solution package
        5. Updating a solution package
        6. Deploying a pre-SharePoint 2013 solution package
      3. Managing sandboxed solutions
        1. Adding and activating sandboxed solutions
        2. Deactivating and deleting sandboxed solutions
        3. Configuring and monitoring sandboxed solutions
          1. Configuring the farm for sandboxed solutions
          2. Blocking and validating sandboxed solutions
          3. Managing quotas
          4. Understanding resource usage points
      4. Summary
    20. 17. Installing and configuring business intelligence components
      1. What’s new with BI in SharePoint 2013
      2. Preparing your environment with test data
        1. Creating a Business Intelligence Center
        2. Installing SQL Server Analysis Services
        3. Loading sample databases
      3. Working with Excel Services
        1. Excel Services architecture
        2. Creating an Excel Services service application
        3. Configuring Excel Services
          1. Starting ECS
          2. Granting database access to Excel Services application pool
          3. Configuring global settings
          4. Configuring trusted file locations
          5. Configuring trusted data connection libraries
          6. Configuring Office Web Apps
          7. Configuring data refresh settings
          8. Configuring Unattended Service Account
          9. Creating an Unattended Service Account in Secure Store Service
        4. Testing Excel Services
          1. Test Script #1: Basic Excel Services
          2. Test Script #2: Data Refresh
        5. Troubleshooting Excel Services
      4. Working with PowerPivot
        1. PowerPivot components
          1. PowerPivot add-in for Excel
          2. Analysis Services in SharePoint Mode
          3. PowerPivot for SharePoint Add-In
        2. PowerPivot architecture
        3. Understanding data refresh
        4. Installing and configuring Analysis Services in SharePoint Mode
          1. Configure firewall ports for Analysis Services
          2. Configuring data models in Excel Services
        5. Installing and configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint Add-in
          1. Run the PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 Configuration tool
          2. Performing post-configuration tool steps
        6. Testing PowerPivot
          1. Test script #1: basic PowerPivot features
          2. Test script #2: test the PowerPivot Management Dashboard
          3. Test script 3: test the scheduled data refresh
        7. Troubleshooting PowerPivot
      5. Working with SQL Server Reporting Services
        1. The SSRS architecture
        2. Installing and configuring SSRS
          1. Installing SSRS Add-in
          2. Configuring SSRS
          3. Start SSRS
          4. Create an SSRS service application
          5. Grant the database access to the SSRS application pool
          6. Granting SSRS app pool permissions to Analysis Services
          7. Activating the SSRS site-collection feature
        3. Testing SSRS
          1. Test script #1: use Report Builder to create a sample report
      6. Working with Power View
        1. The Power View architecture
        2. Using Power View in SharePoint
        3. Testing Power View
          1. Test script #1: create a new PowerPivot-enabled workbook
      7. Working with PerformancePoint Services
        1. Understanding dashboards: the pilot metaphor
        2. The PPS architecture
        3. Creating a PPS Application
        4. Configuring PPS
          1. Start the PPS service
          2. Grant the database access to the PPS application pool
          3. Install ADOMD.NET versions 10 and 11
          4. Configure unattended account
          5. Configure trusted locations
          6. Activate PPS features
        5. Understanding Dashboard Designer
          1. Understanding dashboard objects
          2. Launching Dashboard Designer
          3. Using Dashboard Designer
          4. Creating a new data source
          5. Creating other objects
        6. Testing PPS
          1. Test script #1: create data source
          2. Test script #2: create a dashboard
          3. Test script #3: create a report
          4. Test script #4: add report to dashboard and deploy
        7. Troubleshooting PPS
      8. Summary
    21. 18. Monitoring and troubleshooting SharePoint 2013
      1. Monitoring the Windows Server
        1. Task Manager
        2. Resource Monitor
        3. Performance Monitor
        4. Troubleshooting by using Performance Monitor
        5. Event Viewer
          1. Event Viewer subscriptions
        6. Troubleshooting by using Event Viewer
      2. Monitoring SharePoint by using trace logs (ULS logs)
        1. ULS Viewer
        2. Troubleshooting using ULS Viewer
      3. Monitoring IIS
        1. Troubleshooting by using IIS log data
          1. Webalizer
          2. Indihiang
      4. Monitoring SharePoint by using built-in tools
        1. Health Analyzer
          1. Health Analyzer problems and solutions
          2. Review rule definitions
        2. Troubleshooting by using Health Analyzer
        3. Timer jobs
        4. Search diagnostics
        5. Developer Dashboard
        6. Usage and storage monitoring tools at the site-collection level
      5. Additional troubleshooting tools
        1. MIISClient
        2. Wireshark
        3. Fiddler
        4. SharePoint Manager 2013
        5. Feature Admin Tool
        6. Klist and Kerbtray
      6. Summary
    22. 19. Understanding and configuring security
      1. Overview of SharePoint 2013 security
        1. Security and least privileges
      2. Farm security
          1. Farm setup account
          2. SharePoint 2013 local groups
          3. Farm administrative accounts
          4. Windows PowerShell administration
          5. Farm application accounts
          6. Host-named site collections
        1. Managed accounts
          1. Automatic password change policies
        2. Unmanaged accounts
        3. Auditing farm-level changes
        4. Farm-level user-license enforcement
        5. Designing extranet farm security
          1. Multiple farms or single-farm
          2. ForeFront Universal Access Gateway
          3. Authentication
        6. Designing SharePoint Online security
          1. Microsoft Online accounts
          2. Single sign-on
          3. ADFS 2.0
          4. Azure Access Control Services 2.0
      3. Network security
        1. Ports
        2. Internet Protocol security
        3. Request Management
      4. Database security
        1. Database roles
        2. Web application pool account security
        3. Database administrator security
        4. Backup security
        5. Database and file encryption
          1. SQL Server network encryption with SSL
          2. SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption
          3. Application-layer encryption
          4. Remote Blob Storage Encryption
      5. Service application security
        1. Search security
        2. Secure Store
        3. BCS
        4. User Profile services
      6. Web application security
        1. Authentication providers
          1. NTLM
          2. Kerberos
        2. Claims-based authentication
        3. ADFS 2.0
        4. Web application access policies
        5. SSL
      7. App Model security
        1. OAuth 2.0
        2. Server-to-server authentication
      8. Site collection security
        1. Site collection administrators
        2. SharePoint Designer
      9. Site, list, and item security
        1. SharePoint users and groups
          1. Default SharePoint groups membership
          2. Active Directory groups vs. SharePoint groups
        2. Permissions and permission levels
          1. Permission levels
          2. Custom permission levels
          3. Permissions
        3. Permission assignment and inheritance
          1. Inheritance
          2. Sharing
          3. Permission checks
        4. Site creation governance
        5. Information Management Policies
        6. Information Rights Management
        7. Designing an auditing strategy
          1. Turning on on-premises auditing
          2. Turning on SharePoint Online auditing
      10. Summary
    23. 20. Scaling and optimizing farms
      1. Scaling SharePoint 2013
        1. SLAs
        2. Metrics
        3. Load testing
        4. Virtualization
        5. Scale-up
        6. Scale-out
          1. Single-server farm
          2. Two-server farm (2-tier)
          3. Three-server farm (3-tier)
          4. Multiserver farm (3-tier)
          5. Multifarm shared services
          6. Defining the farm size
          7. Scaling SharePoint Search
        7. Global scaling
        8. SQL Server scaling and utilization
        9. Load balancing
      2. Optimizing SharePoint 2013
        1. Optimizing network traffic
        2. WAN acceleration
        3. Content Delivery Networks
        4. Optimizing storage
        5. Content database sizing
          1. CDB scenarios
          2. Logical topology
          3. My Sites
        6. Remote BLOB storage
        7. Shredded Storage
        8. Caching
          1. Output cache
          2. Object cache
          3. Configuration cache
          4. BLOB cache
        9. Distributed Cache service
          1. Logical architecture
        10. Request Management
          1. How it works
          2. Dedicated mode
          3. Integrated mode
          4. Request routing
          5. Request throttling
          6. Server weighting
          7. Request Management terms
          8. Routing and throttling rule definitions
          9. Testing and troubleshooting
          10. Request Management setup script
      3. Summary
    24. 21. Installing and configuring Office Web Apps 2013
      1. Overview
        1. Enhancements
        2. Licensing
        3. Excel Web App versus Excel Services
        4. Web Application Open Platform Interface Protocol
        5. Supported file types
        6. Device viewing and editing capabilities
      2. Hardware and software requirements
        1. Hardware
        2. Software
        3. Network
      3. Installing Office Web Apps
        1. Installation
        2. High availability
      4. Configuring
        1. Large farms
        2. File system
        3. Language packs
        4. Security
      5. Integrating
        1. SharePoint 2013 integration
          1. Enforcing licensing
          2. Testing SharePoint 2013 integration
        2. Exchange 2013 integration
        3. Lync 2013 integration
        4. Custom integration
      6. Office Web Apps maintenance
        1. System Center Operations Manager
        2. Performance counters
        3. Service packs and cumulative updates
      7. Summary
    25. 22. Understanding SharePoint Online, Azure, and hybrid scenarios
      1. Overview
        1. Pervasiveness of the cloud
        2. Why move to the cloud?
      2. Office 365 and SharePoint Online
        1. Office 365 plans
          1. Storage considerations
        2. Creating your Office 365 account
          1. Creating a new Office 365 account
          2. Office 365 administrative tasks
          3. Creating a new SharePoint Online site collection
        3. Windows PowerShell and SharePoint Online
          1. Using Windows PowerShell with SharePoint Online
          2. Installing Windows PowerShell cmdlets and connecting to SharePoint Online
          3. Using Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Online
        4. Office 365 networking
        5. Backup and restore of SharePoint Online
      3. Windows Azure
        1. The Azure platforms
        2. Azure Active Directory
        3. Azure Service Bus
        4. Azure Virtual Machines
      4. Hybrid scenarios
        1. Types of hybrid scenarios
          1. Dedicated authentication scenarios
          2. The stretched Active Directory domain
          3. Active Directory domain with a trust
          4. Isolated resource domain
          5. Active Directory Federated Services 2.0
        2. Profile synchronization
        3. Configuring Office 365 Active Directory integration
        4. Navigation and branding
        5. Search federation
          1. One-way outbound: on-premises SharePoint federates to SharePoint Online
          2. One-way inbound: SharePoint Online federates to on-premises SharePoint
          3. Two-way bidirectional
          4. Online indexes and your on-premises installation
          5. Configuring search in a hybrid environment
      5. Summary
    26. 23. Performing content and disaster recovery
      1. Introducing disaster recovery
        1. The importance of redundancy
        2. The role of backups
          1. Storing backups
          2. Types of SharePoint backups
        3. Restores
      2. Disaster recovery planning
        1. Education
          1. Server operating system
          2. SQL Server
          3. IIS
          4. Third-party software
          5. Network components
          6. Central Administration
          7. WFE Servers
          8. Search server
          9. Service applications
        2. Documentation
          1. SharePoint-dependent documentation
          2. SharePoint component documentation
        3. Preparation
      3. Using SharePoint 2013 disaster recovery tools
        1. Versioning
        2. The two-stage Recycle Bin
        3. Central Administration
        4. Windows PowerShell
        5. SQL Server backups
        6. Read-only content databases
        7. Unattached content databases
      4. Performing backups and restores
        1. Using Central Administration
        2. Using Windows PowerShell
          1. Using the Backup-SPFarm and Restore-SPFarm cmdlets
          2. Using the Backup-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet
          3. Using the Restore-SPFarm cmdlet to restore only farm configuration information
          4. Using the Backup-SPSite and Restore-SPSite cmdlets
          5. Using the Export-SPWeb cmdlet
          6. Using the Import-SPWeb cmdlet
          7. Sample Windows PowerShell backup and restore commands
        3. An example of performing a SharePoint 2013 farm backup and restore
          1. Performing a farm-level backup by using Windows PowerShell
          2. Using Central Administration to restore your Windows PowerShell backup
          3. Using SQL Server for backups and restores
      5. Ensuring a full-farm recovery
      6. Summary
    27. A. About the authors
    28. Index
    29. About the Authors
    30. Copyright