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Team Foundation Server Administration Workshop

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If you are responsible for installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of your TFS environment, you will want to attend this workshop. Our Team Foundation Server training will teach you everything you need to install and configure your TFS 2013 servers. We'll go over best practices and practical advice for configuring TFS and keeping it running optimally.

Students will learn migration strategies and steps for upgrading older versions of TFS. We'll also cover typical administration functions such as back and restores, administering security, creating projects, and more. In addition, we'll cover setting up and configuring build and deployment servers and reporting infrastructure such as the data warehouse and OLAP cubes.

A successful TFS implementation requires careful planning, configuration, and maintenance. In this workshop, administrators will learn all the key concepts for creating a robust, successful TFS deployment. The class utilizes hands-on exercises in our state-of-the-art lab to help students put concepts into practical implementation.

Plan your TFS deployment and install TFS 2013
Use the Best Practices Analyzer to validate your TFS deployment
Plan a migration and/or upgrade to TFS 2013
Manage TFS backup and restore strategies
Create, modify and delete Team Projects and Team Project Collections
Configure security
Customize the process template to better suit your teams requirements
Configure Data warehouse and OLAP cube refresh and rebuilds
Plan, install and manage build infrastructure
Learn how to handle common issues and problems with TFS
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Course Outline
  1. Installing TFS
    • Setup and install of TFS and SQL
    • Integration with SharePoint
    • Setup and install of Build Servers
    • Using the Best Practices Analyzer
    • Migrating TFS data
    • Upgrading TFS


  • Installing TFS 2013
  • Setup Build Servers
  1. Configuring TFS
    • Administration options
    • SMTP Email Integration
    • Team Collections and Project
    • Configuring Security
    • Customizing Templates
    • Configuring Reporting Functions


  • Configured TFS Admin Options
  • Setup Reporting Tools
  • Setting up Collections and Projects
  • Configuring Security
  • Customizing a Process Template
  1. Maintaining TFS
    • Optimizing for Performance
    • Performing backup and restores
    • Common Issues


  • Using the Best Practices Analyzer
  • Perform a backup
Who should attend
  • TFS Administrators
  • Developers and Development Managers
  • Build and Release Managers
  • System Engineers