Configuring and Administrating SharePoint 2010 Search

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is a business platform where people can collaborate, set up web sites, manage documents, and provide intelligence to make key business decisions. This course provides the essentials to configure and manage Search for SharePoint 2010. The course will cover how to configure crawl schedules, iFilters, crawl rules, content sources, scopes, managed properties, content types, search components, index partitioning and federated search locations . This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-667 (TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring). Passing this exam will earn the learner MCTS: SharePoint 2010, Configuration certification.

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Windows Server administrators tasked with installing, configuring, and managing SharePoint Server 2010 and all supporting Servers and Services. Any such administrator should have IT administration knowledge of Windows Server 2008, IIS 7, DNS, Active Directory, and Microsoft SQL 2005/2008.

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Configuring and Administrating SharePoint 2010 Search

  • initialize Search in SharePoint Foundation
  • identify the considerations involved in using Search for SharePoint Foundation
  • identify the components of the Search Application Topology page
  • match the Search Service Application Topology with its description
  • recognize how to administer Search for SharePoint Server for given scenarios
  • configure Search for SharePoint Foundation
  • configure Search for SharePoint Server
  • differentiate between site level and service application level search administration options
  • match the key features of FAST to their descriptions
  • classify the key steps to install FAST for SharePoint under the major installation tasks
  • determine how to administer Search for a given scenario
  • recognize how to implement FAST for SharePoint Server 2010
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