Planning and Administering SharePoint 2016 20339-1A


This five-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan and administer a Microsoft SharePoint 2016 environment. The course teaches you how to deploy, administer, and troubleshoot your SharePoint environment. This course also provides guidelines, best practices, and considerations that help you optimize your SharePoint deployment.

This is the first in a sequence of two courses for IT professionals and is aligned with the SharePoint 2016 IT Pro certification.
The course is targeted at experienced IT professionals who are interested in learning how to install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations either in a data center or in the cloud.

Students typically have more than one year of hands-on experience* with planning and maintaining SharePoint and two years’ experience with other core technologies on which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or later, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), and networking infrastructure services.

The minimally qualified candidate typically:

Is an IT professional who plans, implements, and maintains a multi-server deployment of SharePoint 2016.

Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience, with SharePoint Online.

Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads.

Has experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability.

Has experience with authentication and security technologies.

Has experience with Windows PowerShell.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe the key features of SharePoint 2016.
Design an information architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Design a logical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Design the physical architecture for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Install and configure SharePoint 2016.
Create and configure web applications and site collections.
Plan and configure service applications for a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Manage users and permissions, and secure content in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Configure authentication in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Configure platform and farm-level security in a SharePoint 2016 deployment.
Manage information taxonomy in SharePoint web applications and site collections.
Configure and manage user profiles and audiences.
Configure and manage the search experience in SharePoint 2016.
Monitor, maintain and troubleshoot a SharePoint 2016 deployment.


it is recommended that those who are interested in taking this course should have knowledge of:

Software management in a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 RS enterprise server environment
Deploying and managing applications natively, virtually, and in the cloud
Administering IIS
Configuring AD DS for use in authentication and as a user store
Managing databases and server roles in SQL Server
Implementing claims-based security
Using Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines
Minimum one year experience with deploying and admin steering multiple SharePoint 2013 farms across a large enterprise
Two years’ experience with SharePoint 2010 along with knowledge of the differences between SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013, specifically in terms of hybridization

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Introducing SharePoint 2016

Key Components of SharePoint Deployment
New Features in SharePoint 2016
SharePoint 2016 Deployment options
Module 2: Design an Information Architecture

Identify the architecture and capabilities of SharePoint 2016
Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2016
Identify deployment options for SharePoint 2016
Module 3: Design a Logical Architecture

Overview of the SharePoint 2016 logical architecture
Document your logical architecture
Module 4: Design a Physical Architecture

Design physical and Supporting components for SharePoint deployments
SharePoint farm topologies
Map a logical architecture design to physical architecture design
Module 5: Install and Configure SharePoint 2016

Install SharePoint 2016
Script installation and configuration of SharePoint
Configure SharePoint 2016 farm Settings
Module 6: Create Web Applications and Site Collections

Create and configure Web applications
Create and configure site collections
Module 7: Plan and Configure Service Applications

Service application architecture introduction
Create and configure service applications
Module 8: Configure Authentication for SharePoint 2016

Configure authorization in SharePoint 2016
Manage access to content
Module 9: Configure Authentication for SharePoint 2016

Overview of Authentication
Configure federated authentication
Configure server-to-server authentication
Module 10: Secure a SharePoint 2016 Deployment

Secure the platform
Configure farm-level security
Module 11: Manage Taxonomy

Manage content types
Understand managed metadata
Configure the managed metadata service
Module 12: Configure User Profiles

Configure the user profile service application
Configure directory import and synchronization
Module 13: Configure Enterprise Search

Understand the search service application architecture
Configure and manage enterprise search
Module 14: Monitor and Maintain A SharePoint 2016 Environment

Monitor a SharePoint 2016 environment
Tuning and optimization a SharePoint 2016 environment
Plan and configure caching
Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2016 environment