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Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration

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By (author) Shane Young, By (author) Steve Caravajal, By (author) Todd Klindt

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  • Publisher: WROX PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 840 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 234mm x 42mm | 1,383g
  • Publication date: 8 May 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1118495810
  • ISBN 13: 9781118495810
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 166,355

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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.

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Shane Young is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP and one of the best-known SharePoint administrators. He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft TechEd and other SharePoint Conferences. He has taught hundreds of students the art of SharePoint Administration through his company SharePoint 911, owned by RackSpace, and his SharePoint Admin blog. Steve Caravajal, PhD, is a Director and Productivity Architect with the Microsoft Corporation. He has 23+ years' experience in technology and product development, consulting, and training. He is an Adjunct Professor who teaches enterprise architecture, public and private cloud technology, and software development. He has several patents and published articles, speaks at conferences, and has written several books. Todd Klindt is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP who speaks regularly at Microsoft TechEd and other SharePoint conferences internationally. He has written articles for TechNet magazine, Windows IT Pro magazine, and co-written several books. Wrox Professional guides are written by working developers to address everyday needs. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Learn to work with the major new features of SharePoint 2013Featuring the all-star author team from the previous edition, this essential book offers a complete update on how to make the new features of SharePoint 2013 work. Packed with helpful guidance for making your SharePoint 2013 planning and installation successful, this new edition provides a clear picture of SharePoint 2013 administration, the functionality it provides, and advice on how to make it work for you.""Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration: ""Compares and contrasts SharePoint 2013 to earlier versions and reviews what's new in the 2013 iterationShares techniques for making SharePoint 2013 installation smooth and successfulDemonstrates ways to best configure SharePoint 2013 for high-availability backupsDetails workflows in SharePoint 2013Provides invaluable troubleshooting adviceExplains how to integrate SharePoint with Word, Excel(R), PowerPoint(R), Outlook(R), InfoPath(R), OneNote(R), and Microsoft Visio(R)wrox.comProgrammer ForumsJoin our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world.Code DownloadsTake advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use.Read MoreFind articles, e-books, sample chapters, and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you.

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION xxix CHAPTER 1: WHAT'S NEW IN SHAREPOINT 2013 1 Installation Changes 2 System Requirements 2 The Installation Process 2 Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 3 Patching 3 Central Administration 4 Service Applications 5 Claims and Authentication 8 Managing SharePoint 2013 with Windows PowerShell 10 SharePoint Apps 10 Workflow Manager 11 New User Experience 12 Faster 12 Prettier 13 Getting Social 14 Summary 15 CHAPTER 2: ARCHITECTURE AND CAPACITY PLANNING 17 Names, Names, My Kingdom for a Consistent Name! 19 SharePoint Foundation 19 SharePoint Server 2013 20 Search Server Express 22 FAST Search Server 2010 22 SharePoint Online 23 Additional Server Planning 24 Windows Server and Required Additional Software 24 Windows Vista, 7, and 8 25 SQL Server 26 E-mail Servers and SMS Options 26 Hardware Requirements 28 Web Servers 29 Application Servers 30 SQL Servers 40 Mixing and Matching Servers 41 Other Hardware Notes 46 Virtualization 47 Terminology 48 Controlling Deployments 52 HTTP Throttling 52 Large List Throttling 53 Recycle Bin Architectural Implications 54 Software Boundaries and Limits for SharePoint 2013 55 Summary 56 CHAPTER 3: INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING SHAREPOINT 57 Preparing the Environment 57 Logging In and Mounting the File 58 Running the Prerequisite Installer 59 Adding Forgotten Patches 60 Windows Server 2008 R2 61 Windows Server 2012 61 Running Setup 61 Automating Setup 62 Creating the Farm 63 Adding More Servers to the Farm 65 Configuring the Farm 66 Creating Web Applications and More 90 Terminology 90 Web Applications 91 Site Collections and Webs 93 Summary 95 CHAPTER 4: UNDERSTANDING SERVICE APPLICATIONS 97 A History of Service Applications in SharePoint 98 Service Application Fundamentals 99 The Connection Structure 100 Connecting Across Farms 105 Service Applications As a Framework 107 Service Application Administration 107 Creating a New Instance of a Service Application 107 Using the Ribbon to Manage Service Applications 109 Managing Service Application Proxy Groups 112 Multi-Tenancy in SharePoint 2013 118 Managing Service Application Groups 118 Creating a Site Subscription 120 Multi-Tenant Use Cases 121 Partitioning in the Enterprise 121 Summary 123 CHAPTER 5: UPGRADING TO SHAREPOINT 2013 125 Upgrade Considerations 125 What You Can Upgrade 125 What You Can't Upgrade 130 Don't Upgrade Crap 131 Upgrading Content 135 Creating the Web Application 135 Testing the Content Database 137 Attaching the Content Database 143 Upgrading Site Collections 146 Throttling and Governance 156 Upgrading Service Applications 157 Business Connectivity Services 158 Managed Metadata 158 Performance Point 159 Search 160 Secure Store 161 User Profile Service 162 Using Third-Party Tools to Migrate Content 163 Upgrading from Older Versions 163 Restructuring Your Farm 163 Choosing Third-Party Migration Software 164 Summary 164 CHAPTER 6: CLAIMS AUTHENTICATION AND OAUTH 165 What's New with Claims and Authorization? 166 Migrating from Classic to SharePoint 2013 Claims 166 Authentication Infrastructure 167 OAuth 167 Server-to-Server Authentication 168 User Authentication 168 Claims-Based Identity 169 Using Claims-Based Identity 171 Application Authentication 180 Cloud App Model 180 OAuth 181 App Authentication 182 Server-to-Server Authentication 188 SharePoint to SharePoint S2S 189 SharePoint to Exchange and Lync S2S 189 Summary 190 CHAPTER 7: ADMINISTERING SHAREPOINT WITH WINDOWS POWERSHELL 191 Introduction to Windows PowerShell 192 Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Management Shell and Other Hosts 192 Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Management Shell 192 Using Other Windows PowerShell Hosts 193 Commands 195 Cmdlets 195 Functions 196 Scripts 197 Native Commands 198 Basic PowerShell Usage 198 Listing the SharePoint Commands 198 PowerShell Help 200 PowerShell Variables 201 PowerShell Objects 203 PowerShell Pipeline 203 Controlling Output 204 Using SharePoint Commands 207 Working with the Farm 207 Working with the Farm Configuration 208 Web Applications 209 Working with Site Collections 212 Working with Webs 217 Working with Objects Below the Web Level 219 Disposing of SharePoint Variables 223 Some Sample PowerShell Scripts 225 Creating Your SharePoint 2013 Farm with PowerShell 225 Creating Managed Accounts and Service Application Pools 227 Creating the Search Service Application in SharePoint 2013 Server 227 Creating a Claims Web Application 228 Getting Site Collection Size 229 Summary 229 CHAPTER 8: CONFIGURING SHAREPOINT FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 231 Installing SQL Server Analysis Services 232 Installing SSAS and Data Tools 232 Deploying AdventureWorks 237 Creating a Business Intelligence Center 242 Configuring Excel Services 243 Configuring the Excel Services Service Application 244 Configuring Excel Services to Use the Secure Store 245 Testing the Excel Services Unattended Service Account 248 PowerPivot 2012 250 Installing PowerPivot 251 Configuring PowerPivot Integration 255 Adding Permissions to Central Administration 258 Creating and Confi guring a PowerPivot Workbook 259 SQL Server Reporting Services for SharePoint 2013 264 Creating the Service Application 268 Creating and Deploying an SSRS Report 268 PowerView 274 Configuring PerformancePoint Services 275 Configuring PerformancePoint Services to Use the Secure Store 277 Testing the PerformancePoint Services Unattended Service Account 279 Configuring Visio Services 285 Configuring the Visio Unattended Service Account 285 Configuring the Visio Graphics Service Application 286 Introduction to Access 2013 290 Prerequisites 291 Items to Consider for Access 2013 291 Configuring an Isolated App Domain 291 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Required Features for Access Services 2013 292 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Options Required for Use with Access Services 2013 292 Service Account Permissions 295 Creating the Access Services 2013 Service Application 296 Setting SQL Permissions for Your Service Account 298 Configuring IIS 299 Creating a Custom Web App Using Access 2013 Client 300 Summary 302 CHAPTER 9: CONFIGURING SHAREPOINT FOR HIGH-AVAILABILITY BACKUPS 303 Determining Your Business Requirements 303 Content Recovery 305 Content Storage Overview 306 Version History 306 The Recycle Bin 310 Exporting and Importing Sites, Lists, and Libraries 313 Backing Up and Restoring Site Collections 318 Recovering from SQL Server Snapshots 324 Backing Up and Recovering from Disaster 325 Backing Up and Restoring Content Databases 326 Backing Up and Restoring Service Applications 333 Backing Up the Farm 335 Backing Up IIS 337 Backing Up Customizations 338 High-Availability Configurations 339 Load-Balancing 339 SQL AlwaysOn Failover-Clustering 340 SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups 340 HTTP Request Throttling 341 Gradual Site Deletion 343 Summary 343 CHAPTER 10: MANAGING SHAREPOINT DEVELOPER SOLUTIONS AND FEATURES 345 Defining Solutions and Features 345 Understanding Farm Solutions 346 Managing Farm Solutions 348 Managing Farm Solutions via the User Interface 349 Managing Farm Solutions via the Command Line 353 Understanding Sandbox Solutions 355 Managing Sandbox Solutions 356 Understanding Features 358 Feature Manifest 359 Defining Scope 360 Feature Receivers 360 Managing Features 361 Managing Features via the User Interface 361 Managing Features via the Command Line 365 Summary 368 CHAPTER 11: MANAGING AND CONFIGURING APPS 369 Understanding the SharePoint 2013 App 371 Architecture 371 SharePoint 2013 App Marketplaces 372 SharePoint 2013 App Hosting Options 373 App Model Security 376 Setting Up an App-Enabled SharePoint Environment 377 Configuring a Forward Lookup Zone in DNS 378 Configuring SSL for the App Domain (Optional) 381 Configuring the Service Applications 381 Configuring App URLs 382 Setting Up a High-Trust App Environment 384 Managing SharePoint 2013 Apps 392 Configuring an App Catalog 392 Adding an App to a SharePoint Site 394 Removing an App from a SharePoint Site 399 Monitoring SharePoint Apps 400 Monitoring and Managing App Licenses 403 Summary 406 CHAPTER 12: BRANDING SHAREPOINT 407 What Is Branding? 407 Branding Considerations 409 SharePoint and Publishing 410 Components of SharePoint Branding 412 Master Pages 413 Page Layouts and Wiki Pages 414 HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and More 416 What's New in Branding for SharePoint 2013 416 Composed Looks 416 Device Channels 419 Image Renditions 424 Display Templates 427 Improving Speed with Minimal Download Strategy 428 Design Manager 429 Understanding the SharePoint 2013 Branding Process 430 Using the Design Manager 430 Deploying Branding Assets 444 Customizing SharePoint Files 444 Upgrading Branding to SharePoint 2013 445 Controlling Access to SharePoint Branding 446 Summary 447 CHAPTER 13: CONFIGURING AND MANAGING ENTERPRISE SEARCH 449 What's New in Enterprise Search 449 Single Search Architecture 450 Search Center and Search UI 450 Relevancy Improvements 450 Search Architecture 451 Topology 452 Managing the Crawl Process and Crawled Properties 453 Content Processing 454 Analytics Processing 456 Index Processing 459 Query Processing, Query Rules, and Result Sources 460 Administration 460 Configuring Enterprise Search 461 Scaling Out Topology 461 Continuous Crawl and Content Sources 469 Result Sources 474 Managing the Search UI 477 Search Center 477 Customizing the UI 486 Summary 500 CHAPTER 14: CONFIGURING USER PROFILES AND SOCIAL COMPUTING 503 What's New in Enterprise Social? 504 My Sites 504 Distributed Cache 506 Communities 506 User Profile Synchronization 506 User Profile Replication Engine 507 Managing and Configuring Profile Synchronization 507 Profile Synchronization 508 Choosing a Synchronization Method 508 Active Directory Import 509 SharePoint Profile Synchronization 511 Organization Profiles 522 Audiences 522 Managing and Configuring My Sites 527 Configuring My Sites 527 SkyDrive Pro 536 Managing and Configuring Communities 540 Community Templates 540 Creating and Using Community Sites 541 Summary 544 CHAPTER 15: THE OFFICE WEB APPLICATIONS FOR SHAREPOINT 545 Functionality Overview 546 New Features in SharePoint OWA 2013 546 Additional Functionality for Multiple SharePoint Farms, Lync, Exchange 2013, and File Shares (via Open-Form URL) 547 Integrating OWA with Exchange 2013 547 Integrating OWA with Lync 2013 547 Licensing and Versions 548 Desktop Enhancements 549 User Experience Improvements 549 PowerPoint Broadcasting 549 Excel Web App vs. Excel Services 550 Change Tracking 550 Comments 551 Co-Authoring 551 Embedding 551 Ink Support 552 Quick Preview 553 Sharing a Document 553 Office Web Apps URLs 554 Default Open Behavior for Documents 554 Mobile Device Support 555 PowerPoint Changes 555 Enhanced User Experience 555 Technologies Used 555 Platform and Browser Compatibility 556 Topology 557 Authentication Requirements 560 Migrating from Classic-Mode to Claims-Based Authentication 560 Preparing the Server and Installing OWA via the GUI 561 Installing Prerequisites for Windows Server 2012 561 Installing Prerequisites for Windows 2008 R2 564 Installing Office Web Apps 564 Office Web Apps Confi guration Options 565 Creating Your Own Certificate for Testing 565 Configuring the Security Token Service 570 Using the HTTP Protocol 570 Using the HTTPS Protocol 572 Binding to a SharePoint Farm Using HTTPS 574 Removing a Binding 575 Scaling Office Web Apps 575 Office Web Apps Patching 575 New PowerShell OWA Cmdlets 576 Summary 577 CHAPTER 16: INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING AZURE WORKFLOW SERVER 579 Enchancements in Workflow 579 Workflow in SharePoint 2010 580 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 581 New Workflow Architecture in SharePoint 2013 581 SharePoint Designer Enhancements 583 Installing and Configuring Windows Azure Workflow Server 584 Hardware and Software Requirements 584 Workflow Manager Install 586 Step-by-Step Install 587 Managing Web Application Settings 597 Creating SharePoint 2013 Workfl ows 598 Templates 598 Creating a Custom Workflow Using SharePoint Designer 2013 600 Workflow Visualization Using Visio 2013 609 Creating Custom Workfl ows Using Visual Studio 2012 610 Summary 611 CHAPTER 17: INTEGRATING OFFICE CLIENTS WITH SHAREPOINT 613 What Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Share in Common 614 Connecting to SharePoint from within Microsoft Offi ce 2013 Applications 614 Determining When a Document Is Being Actively Co-Authored 615 Live Co-Authoring Compatibility with Other Offi ce Versions 616 Backstage View 616 Taking a Look at the Document Panel 618 Connecting to Office 2013 from SharePoint 2013 620 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Word 2013 622 Comparing Document Versions 622 Working with Document Barcodes 623 Using Quick Parts 623 Blogging in Microsoft Word 624 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Excel 626 Importing Spreadsheets into SharePoint 626 Exporting to Excel 627 Displaying Charts 627 Using the Excel Web Access Web Part 627 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with PowerPoint 628 Working with Slide Libraries 628 Broadcasting Slides 628 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Outlook 628 Managing SharePoint Alerts 629 Connecting SharePoint Lists and Libraries to Outlook 629 Connecting Calendars and Meetings to Outlook 630 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with InfoPath 630 Deploying InfoPath Forms Services in Central Administration 632 InfoPath Form Web Part 633 Customizing the Document Information Panel 633 Customizing SharePoint List Forms 635 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with Visio 636 Setting Up the Visio Graphics Service 636 Adding a Visio Web Access Web Part 637 Integrating SharePoint 2013 with OneNote 638 Integrating SharePoint with Access 2013 and Access Services 639 SharePoint Data as a Table 640 Creating Microsoft Access Views in SharePoint 641 Access Services Overview 642 Publishing Links to Office Client Applications 644 Managing Office 2013 and SharePoint through Group Policy 645 Summary 647 CHAPTER 18: WORKING WITH SHAREPOINT DESIGNER 649 Introduction to SharePoint Designer 2013 650 Requirements for Using SPD 2013 651 Integrating SP 2013 and SPD 2013 652 SPD 2013 and SPD 2010 Interoperability 653 SharePoint Server 2013 Workflow Platform 654 Enabling SharePoint Designer Restrictions 655 Overview of the New User Interface 659 Managing SharePoint Sites with SharePoint Designer 661 The Navigation Pane 662 Creating Subsites with SharePoint Designer 2013 663 Branding with SharePoint Designer 2013 664 Versioning 665 SharePoint Master Pages 666 Editing the Master Page 667 Page Layouts 668 Implementing Workfl ows with SharePoint Designer 2013 670 Summary 673 CHAPTER 19: TROUBLESHOOTING SHAREPOINT 675 The Unified Logging Service 676 Windows Event Logs 676 Trace Logs 680 Powerful PowerShell Tweaks 681 Viewing the ULS Logs with the ULS Viewer 683 Using PowerShell to Tame the ULS Logs 685 The Correlation ID: Your New Best Friend 688 The Developer Dashboard 690 More Troubleshooting Techniques 693 Using Fiddler to Watch Your Web Traffic 693 Creating a New Web Application 695 Making All Your Service Accounts Local Administrators 695 Checking for Failed Timer Jobs 696 Starting Fresh with IISReset 696 Reboots for Everyone! 697 Shoot Trouble Before it Happens! 697 See the Bigger Picture: IIS and SQL 697 Additional Tools and Resources 698 Summary 699 CHAPTER 20: MONITORING AND ANALYTICS 701 Configuring Monitoring in Central Administration 701 Unified Logging Service 702 Configuring ULS via Central Admin 702 Configuring ULS via PowerShell 705 Using and Configuring the Health Analyzer 707 Usage and Health Data Collection 709 Configuring Usage and Health Data Collection 710 Log Collection and Processing 711 Timer Jobs in SharePoint 2013 713 Managing Timer Jobs in Central Admin 714 Managing Timer Jobs in PowerShell 715 Search Service Application Monitoring 716 The Crawl Log 716 Crawl and Query Health Reports 718 Usage Reports 718 Summary 718 CHAPTER 21: CONFIGURING AND MANAGING WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND INTERNET SITES 719 What's New with WCM? 720 Cross-Site Publishing 720 Catalogs and Category Pages 720 Managed Navigation 721 Content Search 721 Internet Site Improvements 722 Variations and Translation Services 723 Design Manager 723 Snippet Gallery 723 Device Channels 724 Content Authoring Improvements 724 Architecting Internet Sites 725 What Is SharePoint for Internet Sites? 725 Preparing the Farm for WCM 726 Planning and Confi guring WCM Capability 732 Site Publishing Models 745 Configuring and Creating WCM Internet Sites 747 Configuring Cross-Site Publishing 748 Using the New Catalogs Capability 748 Branding 752 Design Manager 753 Navigation 756 Search-Driven Content 762 Search Engine Optimization 766 Authoring Content Improvements 767 Rich Text Editor Improvements 768 Using Video Support Enhancements 769 Image Renditions 769 Summary 771 INDEX 773