• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

What's new in SharePoint 2013 installation? In this course, you'll learn about what's new, and what's changed, with a SharePoint Server 2013 installation and upgrade. After completing this course, you will be able to plan a SharePoint Server 2013 upgrade for including the planning tasks, supported upgrade paths, and best practices involved. You will also learn how to perform, verify, and troubleshoot a SharePoint Server 2013 upgrade, and you will also be able to perform required post-upgrade tasks. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 certification exam (70-332).

Learning Objectives

Planning an Upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013

  • start the course
  • recognize new upgrade features of SharePoint Server 2013
  • identify the services that can be migrated
  • describe the concept of "Database Attach Upgrade"
  • sequence the steps in the SharePoint Server 2013 upgrade
  • describe the concept of Touch Points
  • identify supported upgrade paths
  • identify Microsoft's best practices for a SharePoint upgrade
  • describe how to create a SharePoint Farm inventory
  • list the SharePoint Server pre-upgrade tasks


Performing an Upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013

  • describe how to upgrade content databases
  • identify how to use Windows PowerShell to upgrade content databases
  • back up a content database
  • restore a database into SQL Server
  • create a new SharePoint 80 web application
  • describe the role of authentication providers
  • verify a content database upgrade
  • troubleshoot a content database upgrade
  • view a log file after an upgrade


Performing Post-Upgrade Tasks

  • identify the site collection upgrade process
  • recognize how evaluation upgrades work
  • describe upgrade shock
  • identify the pre-upgrade checks for a site collection
  • complete a site evaluation and pre-upgrade checks
  • describe site collection upgrade queueing
  • describe site collection upgrade throttling
  • verify a site collection upgrade


Practice: Upgrade SharePoint Server 2013

  • upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013


Framework Connections

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