CATEGORY: ICT/Administration


Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview



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).


Target Audience

Microsoft SharePoint professionals and developers who plan, design, develop, and maintain a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 local datacenter, or on the cloud





Expected Duration (hours)



Lesson Objectives

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 – Designing Advanced Solutions: Upgrading


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

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

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

upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013

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