Course 55141-A: SharePoint 2013 Search for Power Users

This one-day instructor-led course is intended for information workers or power users who use SharePoint to store and find enterprise content. Students should take this course if they need to know core search features along with the advanced search features, tips and tricks. This class is an excellent prerequisite for IT Professionals who work as SharePoint Server Administrators attending 20331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.This class can be delivered using SharePoint content on an in-house server, virtual machines or Office 365.

The courseware is sufficiently detailed with reference content and samples to serve as both an after class search reference and as search “cheat sheet”.

Audience profile

This course is intended for:

  • SharePoint end users
  • SharePoint Site Owners
  • SharePoint Site Collection Administrators
  • SharePoint Administrators and Developers
  • SharePoint Governance Auditors
  • Anybody who needs to “find stuff” in SharePoint 2013

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Understand how search crawls and indexes content.
  • Use core SharePoint search features to find documents.
  • Use wildcards and Boolean operators.

Prerequisites

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts s...

Course outline

This module provides an introduction to the topics covered in the class and introduces SharePoint search terminology.

Lessons

  • Who is this class for?
  • Prerequisites
  • SharePoint versions and search feature differences

None

Module 2: How Search Works

This module covers how SharePoint search finds and indexes content.

Lessons

  • Before you can run… you must Crawl!
  • The Search Flow
  • Crawl Sources
  • What is Indexed
  • What is not Indexed
  • Content Processing
  • Search is Security Trimmed
  • Alternates to Search
  • Search Limitations

Lab : How Search Works

  • Feature and limitation quiz.
  • Under...