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Google Search Appliance 102 - Intermediate

This class is intended for companies/students interested in:

  • Searching real-time data using OneBox Modules
  • Searching people data using the LDAP connector
  • Searching databases using the database connector
  • Searching large SharePoint servers using the off-board connector
  • Configuring more features such as biasing, user added results, and user alerts
  • Configuring redundancy and fail-over using mirroring
  • Searching secure content protected by cookies, Kerberos, and multiple identities
  • Improving authorization performance using ACLs
  • Accessing any secure system using SAML
  • Improving search quality with reporting.

***Notice - Classes outside of Washington D.C. will not be confirmed until 3-4 weeks before the class starts. DO NOT make travel arrangements until Fig Leaf Software contacts you with the exact address of the training location.


Duration: 2 days

Price: 995.00
GSA Price: 856.68
Online Price: 995.00

Course Prerequisites

If you are an administrator, developer, or project manager with one or more of the following qualifications, this class is for you:

  • Attended GSA 101 - Quick Start
  • 3 or more months experience on the appliance

This two-day, intermediate hands-on class is a follow-on to the GSA 101 - Quick Start class.>It is designed to take you to the next level of functionality and capabilities of the appliance. You will walk away with the knowledge and skills to deploy more features, especially around security and integrating more content sources.

Course Outline

Day 1

08:00 - 08:30 VPN Setup (if not done before coming to class)
08:30 - 08:45 Kickoff and sign-in
08:45 - 10:15 More on searching SharePoint - slides, lab, documentation, recording
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Searching real-time data using OneBox Modules - slides, lab, documentation, recording
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:15 Searching people data using the LDAP connector - slides, lab, documentation, recording (6.8 Updates)
14:15 - 14:30 Break
14:30 - 15:45 Searching databases using the database connector - slides, lab, documentation
15:45 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:15 Configuring redundancy and fail-over using mirroring - slides, lab, documentation

Day 2

09:00 - 10:45 Searching secure content protected by Kerberos - slides, lab, documentation, more documentation, troubleshooting guide
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 Searching secure content protected by cookies - slides, lab, documentation
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Improving authorization performance using ACLs - slides, lab, documentation
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 15:45 Configuring more features such as biasing, user added results, and user alerts - slides, lab
  • Biasing - documentation, recording
  • User added results - documentation, recording
  • User alerts: slides - documentation, recording
15:45 - 16:45 Tracking and improving search quality using reports - slides, lab, recording
16:45 - 17:00 Evaluation Quiz and Survey

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