Administering Team Foundation Server 2012 Training Course

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Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
  • Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge.
  • Possess of working knowledge of Windows Server administrative tasks.

Overview Overview

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan for and deploy Team Foundation Server
  • Manage Tam Foundation Server security and permissions
  • Configure and manage Team Foundation Server Build
  • Perform basic customization of Process Templates, work items and workflow
  • Support developers that use workspaces and shelvesets.
  • Deploy Team Server Proxy
  • Backup, restore and monitor Team Foundation

Course Outline Course Outline

Introduction to Team Foundation Server Administration

  • What is Application Lifecycle Management?
  • Visual Studio and Application Lifecycle Management
  • What is Team Foundation Server?
  • Overview of the Development Process
  • TFS Components and Terms
  • Role of the Administrator in the Development Process
  • TFS Administration Overview
  • Becoming Familiar with Hyper-V

Planning and Deploying TFS 2012

  • TFS Topologies
  • Architectural requirements, Hardware and Software considerations
  • Networking requirements including firewall and ports
  • Domain, Workgroup and Service accounts
  • SQL Server and SharePoint requirements
  • Topology considerations for small teams, single server, existing infrastructure or more than 1 server, and server farms
  • Planning for Version Control Proxy
  • Preparing fro and Installing Team Foundation Server
  • Installing SQL Express using the TFS Configuration Tool

Configuration and Operations of TFS 2012

  • Default TFS Security groups and configuring permissions
  • Managing team project collections and team projects
  • Managing the TFS build System
  • Configuring Reporting and Analysis Services
  • Create a team project collection and team project
  • Modify the root folder for report subfolders
  • Configuring Security and Permissions
  • Authorizing Access to a Team Foundation Server Projection
  • Modifying SharePoint Services security
  • Modifying SQL Server Reporting Services Security
  • Reconfiguring Reporting and Analysis Services

Client Connectivity

  • Client Connectivity License Requirements
  • IDE Configuration for TFS Integration
  • Team Explorer 2012
  • Microsoft Office Connectivity
  • Team Web Access
  • Configuring Visual Studio and Team Explorer for Proxy Server
  • Resolving TFS connectivity issues
  • Add Work Items using Excel
  • Using Team Web Access to connect to TFS

Customization of Team Projects

  • Managing Work item Queries
  • Customizing Work items and Workflow
  • TFS Power tools
  • Reporting
  • Creating a Query Folder, Subfolder and new Query
  • Copying work Item Queries
  • Renaming Work Item Queries
  • Moving a Query
  • Create Add a new Work Item Type
  • Create a New Global List
  • Explore an existing process template
  • Customize a process template
  • Customize the fields of a work item
  • Customize work item type
  • Setting up an Alert

Administering Version Control

  • Managing Workspaces
  • Administering Branching and Merging
  • Managing Shelvesets
  • Managing Workspaces
  • Branching and Merging
  • Version Policies and Settings
  • Working with labels and Shelvesets

Upgrading, Migrating, and Integration

  • Upgrading to TFS 2012
  • Migrating to TFS 2012
  • Visual Source Safe Migrations
  • Integration with TFS

Advanced Administration

  • Validating an installation
  • Manual configuration of SharePoint and reporting services post-installation
  • Advanced management of TFS Application and Data Tiers
  • Rebuilding the Warehouse
  • Service Account management
  • Version Control Proxy Deployment
  • Fault Tolerant Solutions
  • Configuring SMTP for email alerts
  • Deploy and configuring a Team Server Proxy
  • Configuring a Build Machine
  • Creating a Team Build
  • Configuring a new Application Tier Server

Backup, Restore and Monitoring TFS 2012

  • Backing Up TFS 2012
  • Restoring TFS 2012
  • Monitoring TFS 2012
  • Run the Best Practices Analyzer

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 5170EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
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The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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