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This deep dive course is designed for team members who are responsible for the installation, configuration and administration of Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2018. This 4-day instructor-led 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 in modern work environments. Key topics covered in this course include product installation, configuring security & 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, this is a great course!

Target Audience
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.

What You'll Learn

  • Plan your TFS deployment and install TFS 2018 in a variety of topologies
  • Install, configure, and optimize the new Code Search feature
  • Troubleshoot issues with Code Search
  • Determine appropriate service accounts
  • Plan a migration and/or upgrade to TFS 2018
  • Understand the value of quarterly updates and how to install them
  • Configure SMTP support and customize email alerts
  • Install extensions from the Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Keep your TFS data safe using backup and restore
  • Monitor the health and performance of your TFS server
  • Plan your project hierarchies using Team Projects and Team Project Collections
  • Create, modify, rename, and delete Team Projects and Team Project Collections
  • Configure standard role-based security for team projects
  • Use advanced security to manage fine-grained security
  • Configure version control settings, including backward compatibility
  • Customize the process template to better suit your teams’ requirements
  • Understand the reporting infrastructure and create custom Excel reports
  • Configure Data warehouse and OLAP cube refresh and rebuilds
  • Plan, install, and manage the new build environments
  • Optimize build infrastructure to provide fast feedback to teams
  • Configure a release management environment
  • Manage configuration values in release management

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  • Course Number TFSCA
  • Course Length 4 days
  • Course Fee $2,795.00
  • Delivery Format vILT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Team/Lifecycle Management
  • Vendor Microsoft
  • Technology Team Foundation Server (TFS); Azure DevOps (VSTS)

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