Administering Team Foundation Server 2010 50430

Course Overview

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010. The course focuses on the technologies used in Team Foundation Server 2010 and the techniques used to deploy, manage and support Team Foundation Server 2010. 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


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge: Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation. Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Experience with Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.


Module 1: Introduction to Team Foundation Server AdministrationThis module introduces the student to the TFS administration process by explaining, in brief, the development process, how TFS supports a development environment and the role of the administrator in supporting the development process.  Application Lifecycle Management concepts will be explained and TFS specific terminology will be defined and explained. Students will be introduced to the responsibilities of administering TFS 2010.Lessons 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 Lab : Becoming Familiar with Hyper-VStudents will be instructed in the use of Hyper-V and the corresponding lab images. After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe the ALM Model Describe how TFS supports ALM Be able to identify the responsibilities and various tasks a TFS administrator performs in a development environment Module 2: Planning and Deploying TFS 2010This module explains how to plan for, install and configure TFS.  Students will become familiar with the architectural requirements and options, installation steps and basic TFS topological and configuration options.  Instructors will cover the basic knowledge required to deploy TFS and supply foundational information that will be required for successful completion of other modules.Lessons TFS Topologies Architectural requirements, Hardware considerations 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 Lab : Installing TFSVerifying IIS 7.0 is installed on Windows 7 Preparing fro and Installing Team Foundation Server Installing SQL Express using the TFS Configuration Tool After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe the various TFS Topologies Describe the architectural requirements, hardware and software considerations when planning to deploy Team Foundation Server Plan for Domain and Workgroup service accounts for TFS Describe the SQL Server and SharePoint requirements for an effective TFS 2010 deployment Deploy TFS in a small environment Deploy TFS on a Single Server Describe the process for deploying TFS on various Topologies Module 3: Configuration and Operations of TFS 2010This module explains this basic principles of configuration and operation of TFS 2010.  Students will become familiar with the various TFS security groups and permissions, the practice of administering project collections and team projects, and the administrative knowledge required to support Build.  Students will also review administrative information on testing and configuring reporting and analysis services.Lessons Default TFS Security groups and configuring permissions Managing team project collections and team projects Managing the TFS build System Configuring Reporting and Analysis Services Lab : Working with Team Project Collections and Team ProjectsCreate a team project collection and team project Modify the root folder for report subfolders Lab : Configuring Security and PermissionsConfiguring Security and Permissions Authorizing Access to a Team Foundation Server Projection Modifying SharePoint Services security Modifying SQL Server Reporting Services Security Lab : Reconfiguring Reporting and Analysis ServicesReconfiguring Reporting and Analysis Services After completing this module, students will be able to:Work with TFS Security groups and TFS permissions Create and manage team project collections and team projects Manage the TFS build system Configure Reporting and Analysis services Module 4: Client ConnectivityThis module covers the various clients that can be used to connect to Team Foundation Server 2010.  Students will connect to TFS 2010 with Team Explorer, Microsoft Office Excel 2010 and Team Web Access.  Students will review the different license requirements, different clients that can be used to connect to TFS and will be able to describe how to configure Visual Studio and Team Explorer for Team Server Proxy.Lessons Client Connectivity License Requirements IDE Configuration for TFS Integration Team Explorer 2010 Microsoft Office Connectivity Team Web Access Configuring Visual Studio and Team Explorer for Proxy Server Resolving TFS connectivity issues Lab : Add Work Items Using ExcelAdd Work Items using Excel 2010 Lab : Use Team Web Access to connect to TFSUsing Team Web Access to connect to TFS After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe the client connectivity license requirements Connect to Team Foundation Server using Team Explorer, Team Web Access and Excel 2010 Publish data to Team foundation Server using Excel 2010 Describe how to configure Team Server Proxy Module 5: Customization of Team ProjectsThis module explains how to customize team project workflow, work item features. Students will work with the Team Foundation Server Power Tools and modify the existing project workflow and work items.  Students will also create work item queries and modify work item templates.Lessons Managing Work item Queries Customizing Work items and Workflow TFS Power tools Reporting Lab : Working with QueriesCreating a Query Folder, Subfolder and new Query Copying work Item Queries Renaming Work Item Queries Moving a Query Lab : Administering Work ItemsCreate 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 Lab : Setting up AlertsSetting up an Alert After completing this module, students will be able to:Create, modify and manage Work Item Queries Create new Work Item Types Customize Work Items Create new Process Templates Create new global lists Setup alerts Module 6: Administering Version ControlThis module explains how to administer version control in Team Foundation Server.  Students will review the processes for managing workspaces, work with branching and merging, create shelve sets and discuss the 5 key scenarios for using shelvesets.Lessons Managing Workspaces Administering Branching and Merging Managing Shelvesets Lab : Administering Version ControlManaging Workspaces Branching and Merging Version Policies and Settings Working with labels and Shelvesets After completing this module, students will be able to:Create, modify and remove workspaces. Describe what administrators need to know to administer workspaces Describe the use of cloaking and uncloaking folders Describe how to effectively manage workspaces Describe the effects branching and merging has on the server environment Describe the use of shelvesets and what administrators need to be aware of when working with shelvesets Module 7: Upgrading, Migrating, and IntegrationThis module covers the process of upgrading to Team Foundation Server, migrating data to Team Foundation Server and how to integrate Team Foundation Server with other Source Control systems.Lessons Upgrading to TFS 2010 Migrating to TFS 2010 Visual Source Safe Migrations Integration with TFS After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe the various methods for upgrading to TFS 2010 Describe how to migrate to TFS 2010  Describe the process for migrating from Visual Source Safe  Describe integrating other systems with TFS 2010  Module 8: Advanced AdministrationThis module explains several different advanced administration topics that expand on concepts covered in previous modules.  Students will review the process of installation validation, advanced management of TFS Application and Data Tiers, Rebuilding a warehouse, moving a TFS instance to a new server or new domain, and installing and configuring Team Foundation Server Proxy.Lessons 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 Lab : Configuring Email AlertsConfiguring SMTP for email alerts Lab : Deploy and Configure a Version Control ProxyDeploy and configuring a Team Server Proxy Lab : Deploy a new Build ControllerConfiguring a Build Machine Creating a Team Build Lab : Deploy a new Application TierConfiguring a new Application Tier Server After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe how to validate an installation Manually configure SharePoint and reporting services Deploy a new App-tier Deploy a new Build Controller Deploy and configure a Team Server Proxy Describe the various TFS Fault Tolerant Solutions Module 9: Backup, Restore and Monitoring TFS 2010This module explains how backup and restore Team Foundation Server 2010 and the best practices for monitoring TFS 2010.  Students will review the various tools for monitoring TFS 2010 and will review the steps for backing up and restoring TFS in a disaster recovery situation.Lessons Backing Up TFS 2010 Restoring TFS 2010 Monitoring TFS 2010 Lab : Monitoring TFS 2010Run the Best Practices Analyzer After completing this module, students will be able to:Describe the process for Backing up and restoring TFS 2010 Describe the various tools for monitoring TFS 2010 Run the Best Practices Analyzer to monitor TFS 2010 Additional ReadingTo help you prepare for this class, review the following resources:TFS Administration Guide TFS Installation Guide



Duration : 3 day(s)
Regular Rate : $495
Preferential Rate : $395
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