• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

SharePoint Server 2013 allows for the creation, configuration, and management of service applications that can be shared across farms or hosted web applications. In this course, you will learn how to deploy service applications by exploring the service application components, understanding the service application model, and knowing how to plan the service application architecture in SharePoint Server 2013. You will also learn how to federate service applications across farms. 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 Service Applications

  • start the course
  • recognize characteristics of the Shared Services Provider
  • recognize how service applications work in SharePoint 2013
  • describe service application components
  • describe service application communications
  • list service applications deprecated in SharePoint Server 2013
  • match the new service application available in SharePoint Server 2013 to its description
  • match the common service applications to their functions
  • describe the considerations when planning a service application topology
  • navigate the Central Administration web application
  • navigate the managed service applications within the Central Administration web application
  • create a new app pool using Windows PowerShell

Deploying Service Applications Content

  • describe features of the Secure Store application
  • sequence the tasks in deploying the Secure Store application
  • deploy the Secure Store Service
  • describe characteristics of the Business Connectivity Service (BCS) application
  • describe how SharePoint Designer 2013 can be used to in external content creation
  • describe how external LOB data is funneled into SharePoint

Federating Service Applications across Farms

  • describe reasons for federating service applications
  • differentiate between publishing and consuming farms
  • describe the tasks used in implementing SharePoint Application Federation
  • describe certificate exchange and trust operations
  • configure trust between SharePoint farms
  • publish a service application to a publishing farm
  • publish a service application to a consuming farm

Practice: Plan Service Applications

  • plan, deploy, and federate service applications

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Administration