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Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration

Book Description

SharePoint admin author gurus return to prepare you for working with the new features of SharePoint 2013!

The new iteration of SharePoint boasts exciting new features. However, any new version also comes with its fair share of challenges and that's where this book comes in. The team of SharePoint admin gurus returns to presents a fully updated resource that prepares you for making all the new SharePoint 2013 features work right. They cover all of the administration components of SharePoint 2013 in detail, and present a clear understanding of how they affect the role of the administrator.

  • Compares and contrasts SharePoint 2013 to earlier versions

  • Helps make your SharePoint 2013 installation smooth and successful

  • Addresses managing customizations

  • Looks at SharePoint 2013 for Internet sites

  • Includes an introduction to SQL Server 2012

  • Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration enhances your SharePoint skill set and immerses you in the new content of the platform.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Contents
    3. Chapter 1: What’s New in SharePoint 2013
      1. Installation Changes
      2. Central Administration
      3. Service Applications
      4. Claims and Authentication
      5. Managing SharePoint 2013 with Windows PowerShell
      6. SharePoint Apps
      7. Workflow Manager
      8. New User Experience
      9. Getting Social
      10. Summary
    4. Chapter 2: Architecture and Capacity Planning
      1. Names, Names, My Kingdom for a Consistent Name!
      2. Additional Server Planning
      3. Hardware Requirements
      4. Terminology
      5. Controlling Deployments
      6. Summary
    5. Chapter 3: Installing and Configuring SharePoint
      1. Preparing the Environment
      2. Logging In and Mounting the File
      3. Running the Prerequisite Installer
      4. Adding Forgotten Patches
      5. Running Setup
      6. Automating Setup
      7. Creating the Farm
      8. Creating Web Applications and More
      9. Summary
    6. Chapter 4: Understanding Service Applications
      1. A History of Service Applications in SharePoint
      2. Service Application Fundamentals
      3. Service Application Administration
      4. Multi-Tenancy in SharePoint 2013
      5. Summary
    7. Chapter 5: Upgrading to Sharepoint 2013
      1. Upgrade Considerations
      2. Upgrading Content
      3. Upgrading Site Collections
      4. Upgrading Service Applications
      5. Using Third-Party Tools to Migrate Content
      6. Summary
    8. Chapter 6: Claims Authentication and Oauth
      1. What’s New with Claims and Authorization?
      2. User Authentication
      3. Application Authentication
      4. Server-to-Server Authentication
      5. Summary
    9. Chapter 7: Administering Sharepoint with Windows Powershell
      1. Introduction to Windows PowerShell
      2. Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Management Shell and Other Hosts
      3. Commands
      4. Basic PowerShell Usage
      5. Using SharePoint Commands
      6. Some Sample PowerShell Scripts
      7. Summary
    10. Chapter 8: Configuring Sharepoint for Business Intelligence
      1. Installing SQL Server Analysis Services
      2. Creating a Business Intelligence Center
      3. Configuring Excel Services
      4. PowerPivot 2012
      5. SQL Server Reporting Services for SharePoint 2013
      6. Configuring PerformancePoint Services
      7. Configuring Visio Services
      8. Introduction to Access 2013
      9. Creating a Custom Web App Using Access 2013 Client
      10. Summary
    11. Chapter 9: Configuring Sharepoint for High-Availability Backups
      1. Determining Your Business Requirements
      2. Content Recovery
      3. Backing Up and Recovering from Disaster
      4. High-Availability Configurations
      5. Summary
    12. Chapter 10: Managing Sharepoint Developer Solutions and Features
      1. Defining Solutions and Features
      2. Understanding Farm Solutions
      3. Managing Farm Solutions
      4. Understanding Sandbox Solutions
      5. Managing Sandbox Solutions
      6. Understanding Features
      7. Managing Features
      8. Summary
    13. Chapter 11: Managing and Configuring Apps
      1. Understanding the SharePoint 2013 App
      2. Architecture
      3. Setting Up an App-Enabled SharePoint Environment
      4. Managing SharePoint 2013 Apps
      5. Summary
    14. Chapter 12: Branding Sharepoint
      1. What Is Branding?
      2. Branding Considerations
      3. SharePoint and Publishing
      4. Components of SharePoint Branding
      5. What’s New in Branding for SharePoint 2013
      6. Understanding the SharePoint 2013 Branding Process
      7. Upgrading Branding to SharePoint 2013
      8. Controlling Access to SharePoint Branding
      9. Summary
    15. Chapter 13: Configuring and Managing Enterprise Search
      1. What’s New in Enterprise Search
      2. Search Architecture
      3. Configuring Enterprise Search
      4. Managing the Search UI
      5. Summary
    16. Chapter 14: Configuring User Profiles and Social Computing
      1. What’s New in Enterprise Social?
      2. Managing and Configuring Profile Synchronization
      3. Managing and Configuring My Sites
      4. Managing and Configuring Communities
      5. Summary
    17. Chapter 15: The Office Web Applications for Sharepoint
      1. Functionality Overview
      2. New Features in SharePoint OWA 2013
      3. Additional Functionality for Multiple SharePoint Farms, Lync, Exchange 2013, and File Shares (via Open-Form URL)
      4. Licensing and Versions
      5. Desktop Enhancements
      6. Mobile Device Support
      7. Topology
      8. Authentication Requirements
      9. Preparing the Server and Installing OWA via the GUI
      10. Office Web Apps Configuration Options
      11. New PowerShell OWA Cmdlets
      12. Summary
    18. Chapter 16: Installing and Configuring Azure Workflow Server
      1. Enhancements in Workflow
      2. Installing and Configuring Windows Azure Workflow Server
      3. Creating SharePoint 2013 Workflows
      4. Summary
    19. Chapter 17: Integrating Office Clients with Sharepoint
      1. What Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Share in Common
      2. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Word 2013
      3. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Excel
      4. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with PowerPoint
      5. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Outlook
      6. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with InfoPath
      7. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Visio
      8. Integrating SharePoint 2013 with OneNote
      9. Integrating SharePoint with Access 2013 and Access Services
      10. Publishing Links to Office Client Applications
      11. Managing Office 2013 and SharePoint through Group Policy
      12. Summary
    20. Chapter 18: Working with Sharepoint Designer
      1. Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2013
      2. Overview of the New User Interface
      3. Managing SharePoint Sites with SharePoint Designer
      4. Branding with SharePoint Designer 2013
      5. Implementing Workflows with SharePoint Designer 2013
      6. Summary
    21. Chapter 19: Troubleshooting Sharepoint
      1. The Unified Logging Service
      2. The Correlation ID: Your New Best Friend
      3. The Developer Dashboard
      4. More Troubleshooting Techniques
      5. Additional Tools and Resources
      6. Summary
    22. Chapter 20: Monitoring and Analytics
      1. Configuring Monitoring in Central Administration
      2. Using and Configuring the Health Analyzer
      3. Usage and Health Data Collection
      4. Timer Jobs in SharePoint 2013
      5. Search Service Application Monitoring
      6. Summary
    23. Chapter 21: Configuring and Managing Web Content Management and Internet Sites
      1. What’s New with WCM?
      2. Architecting Internet Sites
      3. Configuring and Creating WCM Internet Sites
      4. Authoring Content Improvements
      5. Summary
    24. Introduction
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