SharePoint 2013 Search Inside Out (MS-55037)

Course MS-55037

Cost: $2,995.00
Software Assurance Value: 5 days
Duration: 5 days


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Course Start Date Time Time Zone Location Availability
12/10/2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time Virtual

Course Description


Description

This 5-day Instructor-Led course will instruct on how to create simple and advanced search topologies. How to configure the various search features like Content Sources, Result Sources, Query Suggestions and custom dictionaries. You will also learn to customize every aspect of the Search Center. Other topics include extending search with Business Connectivity Services, and reviewing best practices when maintaining and troubleshooting a search architecture.

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Audience

Anyone tasked with the architecture design, setup, configuration and administration of SharePoint 2013 Search.

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At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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Prerequisites


Before attending this course, students must have:

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Course Outline

Module 1: Overview:
A simple introduction module.
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand your course, classroom, classmates, facility and instructor.

Module 2: Creating, Configuring and Upgrading Search Service Applications
In this module you will be introduced to SharePoint 2013 Search including its rich history and at a high level, the new and exciting features. You will also learn about the various roles that can be played in a Search Farm and how to configure various topologies. This is followed with a review of how to create and configure Search Service Applications and how to setup a farm using cross-farm services. If appropriate, you will also review the process to upgrade older 2010 Search applications to SharePoint 2013.
Lessons Lab : Creating Search Service Applications (Central Admin) Lab : Creating Search Service Applications (PowerShell) Lab : Configuring for Cross-farm services Lab : Configuring for Multi-Tenancy Lab : Upgrading Search Service Applications After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 3: Configuring Search
In this module you will learn to configure your newly created Search Service Application. This includes creating and configuring content sources, configuring and executing crawls, defining search schemas and reviewing important topics of crawl and search security.
Lessons Lab : Configuring Search (Central Admin) Lab : Configuring Search (PowerShell) Lab : Crawling Special Sources Lab : Configuring Crawl and Managed Properties Lab : Working with Search Schemas After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 4: Customizing Search Center
In this module you will learn how to navigate the basic Search Center provided by SharePoint 2013. You will then explore various ways to customize the Search Center using Search Pages, Web Parts and Result Types.
Lessons Lab : Customizing Search Center Lab : Creating Refiners Lab : Content Query Web Part After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 5: Performing Search Queries
In this module you will learn how to effectively query the Search Index to find items you are looking for. This can be done in a myriad of ways including keyword and Full Text. There are also various ways to send a query to SharePoint search that will be explored in detail. Lastly you will be exposed to creating and configuring Federated Search Sources.
Lessons Lab : Performing Search Queries Lab : Programming Searches Lab : Configuring and Searching Federated Sources After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 6: Search Tuning
In this module you will learn to configure various SharePoint Search features to modify the way search results are displayed.
Lessons Lab : Search Tuning Lab : Ranking Models After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 7: Extending Search
In this module you will explore IFilters and Protocol handlers and how to install and create custom search connectors using Business Connectivity Services. You will also learn to extend search by using the new Content Enrichment Service.
Lessons Lab : Content Enrichment Services Lab : Business Connectivity Connectors Lab : BCS With Data Warehouse Lab : Creating IFilters Lab : Working with Ceres Flows After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 8: Maintaining Search
In this module you will learn how to properly backup and restore a Search Service Application. You will also explore various aspects around daily, weekly and monthly tasks that should be performed to ensure a healthy environment.
Lessons Lab : Backup Search Lab : Restore Search Lab : Maintenance Tasks Lab : Establishing Index Redundancy After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 9: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Search
In this module you will learn to find and decipher the built in reporting and analytic reporting features of SharePoint Search. You will also explore the performance metrics to build a baseline for your Search Platform architecture. Lastly, you will explore various troubleshooting techniques and common issues with Search.
Lessons Lab : Monitoring Search Lab : Troubleshooting Search After completing this module, students will be able to:

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