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Bring on-premise and cloud collaboration features to life with Microsoft's enterprise content management platform - SharePoint Server

Key Features

  • Get up to speed with the latest version of SharePoint and make the most of its features
  • Set up and effectively manage your SharePoint Farm in the cloud or on premise
  • Learn how to align your development tools and cloud infrastructure to support collaboration

Book Description

Microsoft's latest addition to their product range, SharePoint Server 2019, is a new enterprise content management platform that brings on-premise collaboration features to life. It can be used as an isolated platform or in a hybrid connected configuration providing management and connectivity to Office 365. You can use the SharePoint framework to host sites, information, data, and applications in a robust CMS that centralizes collaborative content for enterprises.

SharePoint 2019 enables new integrations and features that will allow you to work seamlessly with new and old Office products such as Microsoft Power Apps and other Microsoft Office applications.

Implementing Microsoft SharePoint 2019 will help you understand the challenges, planning, migration steps, installation concepts, and configuration involved in providing this platform for your enterprise. The book will also show you what the platform brings to the table from an on-premise server perspective. If you're new to SharePoint 2019, you'll also be guided through how to get servers up and running so that you and your user community can become productive with this powerful new platform.

By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed in Microsoft SharePoint 2019 and have the knowledge you need to apply your skills in the real world.

What you will learn

  • Understand changes to the platform and how to migrate from other versions of SharePoint
  • Explore infrastructure planning and governance relating to collaborative environments
  • Install and configure network components, servers, and desktops
  • Use SharePoint services and other Microsoft product servers and apps
  • Monitor and troubleshoot SharePoint after it is implemented
  • Discover the tools that can be used with SharePoint 2019 for BI and reporting
  • Delve into social features and collaboration
  • Maintain, monitor, and support the rollout of the platform in your enterprise

Who this book is for

The book is for SharePoint administrators, project managers, and architects who have some experience in designing, planning, implementing, and managing SharePoint Farms.

Table of Contents

  1. Implementing Microsoft SharePoint 2019
  2. Why subscribe?
  3. Contributors
  4. About the authors
  5. About the reviewer
  6. Packt is searching for authors like you
  7. Preface
    1. Who this book is for
    2. What this book covers
    3. To get the most out of this book
    4. Download the example code files
    5. Download the color images
    6. Conventions used
    7. Get in touch
    8. Reviews
  8. Chapter 1: Understanding Your Current State
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Warning – deprecated features
    3. Deprecated features
    4. List of removed features
    5. New features
    6. Service application enhancements
    7. Additional documentation links for central administration
    8. Communication sites
    9. Fast Site Creation
    10. Increased storage file size in SharePoint document libraries
    11. Modern lists and libraries
    12. Modern sharing experiences
    13. Modern search experiences
    14. Modern team sites
    15. Sharing using modern internet information APIs
    16. SharePoint home page
    17. Creating sites from the home page
    18. Site creation support for AAM zones
    19. SMTP authentication when sending emails
    20. Use of # and % in file and folder names
    21. Syncing files with the OneDrive sync client (NGSC)
    22. PowerShell enhancements
    23. New health analyzer rules
    24. Improved features
    25. Server support updates
    26. Assessing the environment
    27. Other collaborative tools
    28. Best practices
    29. Windows Server and VMs
    30. SQL Server
    31. SharePoint Server
    32. Governance
    33. Stakeholders
    34. Why governance is important
    35. Determining an approach
    36. Creating a governance plan
    37. Summary
    38. Questions
  9. Chapter 2: Planning and Architecture
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Planning – overview
    3. Goals and objectives
    4. Planning – how to find the best architecture based on requirements
    5. Exercise 1
    6. Planning – cost of your environment
    7. Virtualization
    8. Cloud and Services
    9. SharePoint licensing
    10. Battling contingency
    11. Planning – resources
    12. Assessment review
    13. Prioritizing requirements
    14. Planning – SharePoint farm design
    15. Physical server assessment
    16. Design – documenting the design
    17. Summary
    18. Questions
  10. Chapter 3: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Creating hosts and VMs
    3. Server feature comparisons
    4. Defining needed server roles
    5. Installing Windows Server 2019 – host configuration
    6. Configuring the network and server names
    7. Configuring network and internet access
    8. Adding the server to the domain
    9. Configuring Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server 2019
    10. Hyper-V advanced post-installation options
    11. Creating VMs
    12. Creating our first VM
    13. Summary
    14. Questions
  11. Chapter 4: Installation Concepts
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Installation updates
    3. List of configuration details
    4. Configuring SQL Server 2017
    5. SQL outbound port configuration
    6. SQL inbound port configuration
    7. Configuring SharePoint 2019 prerequisites
    8. SharePoint outbound port configuration
    9. SharePoint Server inbound port configuration
    10. Disabling loopback check
    11. Microsoft SharePoint preparation toolkit
    12. Scripted preparation tool installation
    13. SharePoint 2019 installation
    14. Configuration of SQL and SharePoint
    15. Running the configuration script
    16. Summary
    17. Questions
  12. Chapter 5: Farm and Services Configuration
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Configuring SQL Server services
    3. SQL properties
    4. Configuring SharePoint Services
    5. Setting server logging locations
    6. Creating the state service
    7. Creating SharePoint logging services
    8. Antivirus and security configurations
    9. Antivirus settings
    10. Web Part Security
    11. Block File Types 
    12. Creating service applications
    13. Registering service accounts
    14. SharePoint MinRole resources
    15. Understanding the Distributed Cache service
    16. Summary
    17. Questions
  13. Chapter 6: Finalizing the Farm – Going Live
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Finalizing loose ends
    3. Search and the User Profile service
    4. Configuring your connection to Active Directory
    5. Creating web applications and associations
    6. Summary
    7. Questions
  14. Chapter 7: Finalizing the Farm to Go Live – Part II
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Understanding workflows and Workflow Manager
    3. Installing Workflow Manager
    4. Authentication
    5. Claims authentication
    6. Windows authentication
    7. SAML authentication
    8. Understanding load balancing
    9. Load balancing with hardware
    10. Load balancing with software
    11. Exploring SharePoint migration
    12. Know your customers
    13. Migration – choosing your weapon of choice
    14. Types of migration
    15. Migration tools
    16. Scheduling migrations
    17. Exploring farm solutions
    18. Developed custom solutions
    19. Carrying out testing
    20. Stress and performance testing the environment
    21. User testing
    22. Performing the final checks
    23. Server resources and configuration
    24. Backup and restore
    25. Summary
    26. Questions
  15. Chapter 8: Post-Implementation Operations and Maintenance
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Post-implementation
    3. DNS cutover and on-premise migrations
    4. First-day blues
    5. Understanding team dynamics
    6. Incident management concepts
    7. Exploring troubleshooting tools
    8. Maintaining the environments
    9. Why is a development environment important?
    10. Why do you need a test environment?
    11. Production – why you should be cautious
    12. Summary
    13. Questions
  16. Chapter 9: Managing Performance and Troubleshooting
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Performance overview
    3. The client's role in terms of performance
    4. The developer's role in terms of performance
    5. Farm administrator tips 
    6. Farm administrative monitoring
    7. Monitoring in Central Administration
    8. Monitoring as a Site Collection Admin
    9. SQL Server performance
    10. Troubleshooting
    11. Scenarios and fixes
    12. Summary
    13. Questions
  17. Chapter 10: SharePoint Advanced Reporting and Features
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Advanced reporting and features
    3. Deprecated features
    4. Azure Active Directory
    5. SQL Reporting Services
    6. Hybrid configurations
    7. SharePoint hybrid gateways
    8. On-premises data gateways
    9. Power BI
    10. Power BI admin
    11. Power BI Desktop
    12. Best practices for Power BI
    13. Power Apps
    14. Power Automate
    15. Connecting Power Automate to SharePoint Online
    16. Connecting to a SharePoint On-Premises environment
    17. Power Automate Desktop
    18. Office Online Server
    19. Configuring Office Online Server in SharePoint 2019
    20. Excel Online
    21. Azure reporting capabilities
    22. Azure Analysis Services
    23. Azure Logic Apps
    24. Summary
    25. Questions
    26. Further reading
  18. Chapter 11: Enterprise Social Networking and Collaboration
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Social features in SharePoint 2019
    3. Microsoft's direction in enterprise social networking
    4. Microsoft Teams overview
    5. Microsoft Teams in the age of the pandemic
    6. SharePoint and Microsoft Teams
    7. Tasked to suddenly roll out teams – now what?
    8. Deployment
    9. Network considerations
    10. Communication
    11. Using Microsoft Teams
    12. Best practices for organizing Teams
    13. Limits and restriction considerations
    14. Configuring an auditorium solution with Microsoft Teams
    15. Creating a live event
    16. Summary
    17. Questions
    18. Further reading
  19. Chapter 12: SharePoint Framework
    1. Technical requirements
    2. Developer essentials
    3. Helpful tools
    4. Code and tools summary
    5. Developer experience and teamwork
    6. Documentation
    7. Jobs and certifications
    8. Setting up a development environment
    9. Modern or classic?
    10. SPFx overview
    11. What is SPFx?
    12. Setting up a development environment to create SharePoint framework solutions
    13. Visual Studio setup
    14. Develop a Client side WebPart
    15. Developer best practices
    16. Requirement gathering
    17. Preproduction environments
    18. Testers
    19. Capacity planning
    20. List limits
    21. Timeout issue
    22. Enterprise security
    23. Summary
    24. Questions
    25. Further reading
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