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Configuring Service Applications in SharePoint 2016

by Bill Kulterman

Service applications are a necessary part of every SharePoint farm. This course will explain how they work, what they do, and how to create the majority of the core service applications required in SharePoint 2016.

What you'll learn

Creating service applications in SharePoint can be a difficult and frustrating experience. In this course, Configuring Service Applications in SharePoint 2016, you will earn how to how to ease that frustration by learning how service applications work, what they do, and how to create them. First, you will learn about the SharePoint structure and about the relationship between web applications, application pools, and service applications. Then, you will examine service applications and their components and how they work together to fulfill the requests of the web application. At this point, you will begin the demos and will start by creating a managed account and the application pool needed for your service applications. The rest of the course will walk you step by step through the creation of several service applications, some in central administration, and where appropriate or required, some using PowerShell. Included are the State Service, the Managed Metadata Service, and the Search Service Application among many others. When you have finished the course, you will have the knowledge necessary to create application pools and 10 different service applications.

About the author

Bill Kulterman is an educator, author, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Bill has been a trainer for more than a dozen years, educating students in Excel, Visio and a bevy of additional solutions. In recent years he has focused solely on SharePoint and SharePoint Online through Office 365. When he's not creating courses, he can usually be found riding his bike or relaxing near his Koi pond.

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