TFS 2018 Configuration and Administration

This four-day deep dive course is designed for team members who are responsible for the installation, configuration, and administration of Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2018. This course teaches not only the technical know-how to successfully run your TFS infrastructure, but also best practices based on industry experience. This course combines both technical presentations as well as hands-on lab exercises designed to ensure attendees gain a solid, practical understanding of how to administer TFS 2018 in modern work environments. Key topics covered in this course include product installation, configuring security and permissions, reporting, customization, and installing extensions from the Visual Studio marketplace. The course also covers both build and release management and how to configure environments to support modern DevOps best practices. If you’re responsible for looking after your organization’s TFS server, then this is the course for you.
Attendees should have some familiarity with installations of server products such as operating systems, SQL server, etc. Some experience using Visual Studio would also be beneficial.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for administrators and software development professionals responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of a Team Foundation Server. Every organization using TFS should have at least one or two “TFS champions” who are skilled in the topics and areas covered in this course.
Introducing the Microsoft Visual Studio family
  • Planning a TFS 2018 Deployment
  • Installing TFS
  • Upgrading to TFS 2018
  • Managing TFS Instances
  • TFS Backup and Restore
  • Creating and Managing Team Projects
  • Configuring Team Project Level Security
  • Advanced Security and Permissions
  • Source Control Configuration
  • Installing and managing extensions
  • Work Items
  • Managing Process Templates
  • Reporting
  • Configuring build and release infrastructure

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