PPTs - Microsoft Certification Exam Coaching Session: 70-360

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  • Welcome to Certification 101. Basically a crash course in Microsoft certification. We’ll spend 45 minutes going through the very basics of what the program is all about. Goals – 1. understand your next step 2.confidence to go out and register for your exam 3.start your studies right awayTo set expectations:1. This session is focused on Microsoft certification. You could be any range of experience level with Microsoft technologies. - already work with Microsoft technologies -you have decided you want to start working with Microsoft technology. Not talking about just breaking into the IT industry in general.2. This session is focused on IT professionals and developers. NOT Microsoft Office certification, Dynamics, trainer programs, etc.
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  • © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION
  • PPTs - Microsoft Certification Exam Coaching Session: 70-360

    1. 1. Microsoft CertificationExam Coaching Session: 70-630 MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server<br />
    2. 2. 2<br />Presenter: Mick Badran<br />Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) – 14+ yrs<br />MCSE, MCSD, MVP, Microsoft Virtual TS, CSD Advisor….<br />Trainer – 50%, Consultant – 50%<br />Started with SharePoint in 2000<br />
    3. 3. Agenda for tonight<br />General Study and Exam Tips<br />70-630 Cram for Exam<br />Study and Pass your exams!<br />
    4. 4. Mick’s Study Tips<br />
    5. 5. General Tips – Getting Registered<br />Set a date<br />Flips a mental switch<br />No longer “someday”<br />Forces study time and focus<br />Make a study plan<br />Hours per day<br />Practice questions per day<br />
    6. 6. General Tips - Studying<br />Study Recommendations<br />Real-world experience in field<br />Hands-on experience in lab/virtual machine<br />Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) - ILT<br />Online course (MODL)<br />Microsoft E-learning<br />Microsoft Press<br />Practice Questions – MeasureUp or SelfTest<br />**Focus on How to**<br />
    7. 7. General Tips – Exam Information<br />Exam Objectives: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-630.mspx<br />Passing score is approximately 700 or 70%<br />51 questions – short questions, you either know or not.<br />Approximately 110 minutes<br />Types of questions you’ll encounter <br />Mostly multiple choice<br />No penalty for guessing; partial credit for some <br />Learn the Site Templates, Records Center and How To. E.g. How to Search for broken site links.<br />
    8. 8. Mick’s General exam pattern<br />Don’t be afraid to run through the questions as many times as you need e.g. 5, 6 or 7 times.<br />On the first ‘pass’ only answer questions that:<br />You *know* 100%<br />Are short and easy to answer<br />Leave long winded questions till 2nd pass.<br />First pass is to get a ‘feel’ for the questions<br />By the end of the first pass, all the 100% ones are answered and you’re not stressing on time/question constraints.<br />
    9. 9. General Tips - Taking Exam (cont.) <br />Budget time if necessary - halfway check <br />Checkboxes for Comment, Review <br />Always Review any questions in doubt!<br />Sometimes later exam questions can jog memory<br />When in doubt, always stick with first answer <br />Comments are read, be nice!<br />Interface is 640x480<br />For worldwide exam compatibility<br />Can be frustrating for larger questions<br />
    10. 10. General Tips – Mick’s Special Tips<br />Read Answers first!<br />Prime your brain - the Reticular Activating Cortex<br />Impress friends with phrases like “Reticular Activating Cortex”<br />Do not over analyse; e.g Permissions<br />The Microsoft Exam Universe<br />Think “what is the official Microsoft answer?”<br />Think “what if the world had only MS products?”<br />No 3rd party products on exam – unlike a .NET one I did <br />
    11. 11. Time for SharePoint 70-630 Core Content!<br />
    12. 12. SharePoint - Major Topics<br /><ul><li>Farm provisioning, quiescefarms, servers and forms.
    13. 13. Usage Logs
    14. 14. Sites and Broken links
    15. 15. SSP
    16. 16. Search + Alerts
    17. 17. Indexing and refreshing indexes.
    18. 18. InfoPath forms and data connections
    19. 19. Content Types + Metadata
    20. 20. Site Templates – Record Center, Report Center, Document Center
    21. 21. Site Actions Menu
    22. 22. CMS Assessment tool
    23. 23. Zones and Alternate Access Mappings
    24. 24. Stsadm – installfeature command</li></li></ul><li>Farm Provisioning<br />What screen is seen straight after install?<br />What immediate steps do we need to do?<br />What are the main farm components?<br />
    25. 25. Usage Logs<br />What do we get?<br />How do we turn them on?<br />Where do we see them?<br />
    26. 26. Sites, Site Directory + Broken Links<br />Site, Subsites and Managed Paths<br />Purpose of Site Directory – explore this<br />Broken Links – how to search + fix<br />
    27. 27. SSP<br />The purpose of a SSP<br />What is contained within an SSP<br />Major SSP Components<br />Relationship to MySite(s) + Other.<br />
    28. 28. Search + Alerts<br />Search Setup<br />Crawled Properties<br />Turning off/on Alerting of Users<br />AD Mapped properties<br />Managed Properties<br />Indexing of Content and Refreshing Indexes<br />Types of Indexes<br />
    29. 29. Content Types and Metadata<br />What are Content Types?<br />The Purpose of them?<br />Visibility of Content Types<br />Working with Content Types<br />Exposing Content Types<br />
    30. 30. InfoPath Forms + Data Connection Libraries<br />Setting up Forms Services<br />Creating and Publishing an InfoPath Form<br />Managing Forms<br />Document/Form Library Settings<br />
    31. 31. Excel Services<br />Setting up Excel Services<br />Provisioning Report Libraries<br />Publishing Excel Services<br />Viewing Web based Excel Services<br />
    32. 32. Site Templates<br />Know the different Site Templates – mainly Enterprise ones<br />Report Center<br />Document Center<br />Record Center<br />Creating each of these sites<br />Activation of Features<br />
    33. 33. Site Actions Menu<br />When do/don’t we see Site Actions Menu<br />Site Actions Menu for Team Site<br />Site Actions Menu for Publishing Site<br />
    34. 34. CMS Assessment Tool<br />Used to assess and produce a report on the content stored in MCMS pre migration.<br />Size, #of resources, where etc.<br />“How bigger job is this?”<br />Downloadable from the Web<br />http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=360d0e83-fa70-4c24-bcd6-426cafbcc627&displaylang=en<br />
    35. 35. Zones and Alternate Access Mappings<br />What are Alternate Access Mappings<br />Steps to set this up<br />Zones?<br />Using Different Authentication Providers<br />
    36. 36. StsAdm Commands<br />Stsadm –o installfeature…<br />Stsadm –o activatefeature…<br />Stsadm –o addsolution….<br />Stsadm –o deploysolution…<br />What is a solution?<br />
    37. 37. Couple of Practice Questions<br />
    38. 38. Practice Question<br />Actual practice test question courtesy of Pass-Guaranteed<br />
    39. 39. Practice Question<br />Actual practice test question courtesy of Pass-Guaranteed<br />
    40. 40. We made it!<br />29<br />
    41. 41. Q+A time!Presenter:Mick Badran - MVPBreeze Training<br />
    42. 42. © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.<br />The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.<br />

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