Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations

This course will teach you how to plan your SharePoint 2016 logical architecture, SharePoint farm security, and how to plan for integration with Exchange Server 2016 and Project Server 2016.
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(28)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 26, 2016
Duration
1h 36m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(28)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Sep 26, 2016
Duration
1h 36m
Description

Planning is the key to success in most of your professional activities, and it applies to SharePoint as well. Before starting to install and configure your SharePoint farm, you need to plan what other services you will integrate it with, as well as how you will secure and backup your SharePoint farm. In this course, Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations, you'll learn foundational knowledge on how to plan your SharePoint Server logical architecture. First, you will learn what needs to be planned if you want to integrate SharePoint Server 2016 with other Microsoft servers such as Project Server and Exchange Server 2016. Next, you'll learn the available authentication methods in SharePoint, and what security methods you could implement such as SSL bridging, anti-virus, and transport security to keep your SharePoint safe. Finally, you'll learn the different ways to backup SharePoint, and why it's important to test your backups. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SharePoint 2016 needed to properly plan a SharePoint 2016 logical architecture according to your business needs. This course also covers part of the "Planning" objectives of the SharePoint 2016 MCSE Exam 70-339.

About the author
About the author

Vlad is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant specializing in SharePoint and SharePoint Online deployments as well as hybrid scenarios. As a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped thousands of users and IT Pros across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of SharePoint. Vlad is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and has his own blog at www.absolute-sharepoint.com and he often shares his knowledge by speaking at local conferences and community events. Vlad also blogs at CMSWire as well as Computerworld and is often featured in other Microsoft sites such as Redmond Channel Partner. In Addition, Vlad is the recipient of the "Top 25 Office 365 Influencers" award, showcasing him as one of the most influential Office 365 specialists in 2015 demonstrating his expertise and passion for Microsoft's shift towards the cloud in the past years.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and welcome to my course, Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. I am a SharePoint Server MVP and independent consultant from Montreal, Canada. Planning is the key to success in most of your professional activities, and it applies to SharePoint as well. Before starting to install and configure your SharePoint farm, you need to plan what other services it will integrate with. You can integrate SharePoint Server 2016 with Exchange Server 2016 to enable features such as the site mailbox. SharePoint Server 2016 also provides a lot better integration with Project Server 2016, which allows you to manage projects. In this course, we're going to cover everything you need to know in order to plan your SharePoint Server 2016 logical architecture and integration with other systems to answer your organization's needs. Some of the major topics that we will cover include integration with Project Server, integration with Exchange, planning the logical architecture, planning farm security and authorizations, and a lot more. By the end of this course, you'll be able to plan your SharePoint 2016 logical architecture, as well as the integration with Project Server, and Exchange, and the security of your SharePoint farm. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the basics of a Microsoft infrastructure ecosystem such as DNS, Exchange, SQL, and Active Directory. This course also covers part of the objectives for exam 70-339, Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016, Microsoft certification required to become a SharePoint Server 2016 Microsoft-certified solutions expert. I hope you'll then join me on this journey to learn SharePoint Server 2016 with the Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integration Course at Pluralsight.

Planning for Project Server Integration
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we'll talk about Planning for Project Server Integration. We will first start with an introduction of what Project Server is, and how it works. We will then look at what we need to plan to make sure that we are ready to offer Project Server functionality to our users.

Planning for Exchange Server Integration
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we will talk about Planning for Exchange Server Integration. We will first start with an introduction of what we get by integrating Exchange Server with SharePoint Server 2016, and how it works, and we will then look at what we need to plan to make sure that we are ready to offer those features to our users.

Planning the Logical Architecture
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we will talk about Planning for the Logical Architecture. We will first do an introduction of what the logical architecture is, and then we will talk more in detail about web applications, and cover things such as extending a web application and alternate access mappings. We will then cover content databases, and finally site collections, and we will learn the differences between path-based site collections and host-named site collections. We will also learn about managed paths and site quotas.

Plan Farm Security and Authorization
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we'll talk about Planning Farm Security and Authorization. We will first talk about the authentication methods that we can use in SharePoint such as NTLM, Kerberos, forms-based authentication, and so on. We will then talk about transport security, which is how we protect our data over the network. We will then talk about the firewall ports that we need to open. And finally we will talk about protecting SharePoint with an antivirus.

Planning for Enterprise Search
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we will talk about Planning for Enterprise Search. We will first do a fast overview of the pieces of the search service application, so we understand the search architecture, and then we'll look at what we need to plan for enterprise search, such as content sources, the search center, search verticals, and so on, so we can offer a good enterprise search in our SharePoint deployment.

Plan for Backup and Restore
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we will talk about planning for backup and restores. We will first talk about some definitions that you will need to know, and then we will talk about the two different types of backups you could take in SharePoint, which are SQL backups and SharePoint backups. We will then talk about scheduling a refresh of the QA and dev farms, that way you test your restores, and you also make sure that all the tests you do in QA and your development environment are now valid because the content is up-to-date with the production.

Putting It All Together
Hello, and welcome to this course on Planning for SharePoint Server 2016: Logical Architecture and Integrations. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I will be your instructor for this course. In this module, we'll talk about how to put all what we learned together in this course in an architecture document. We'll first talk about documenting our logical architecture, the web applications, content databases, site collections, and so on. We'll then talk about documenting the SharePoint farm security, and finally we will talk about documenting backup settings for our SharePoint farm.