Team Foundation Server (TFS) Certification Training

TFS 2018 Certification Training Course Overview

The TFS 2018 training course will give you a detailed overview of installation, configuring security & permissions, reporting, customization, and installing extensions. During this hands-on training, you will also learn to build and release management and configuration of environments for the best practices in DevOps.

Who should do TFS 2018 training?

  • TFS Administrators
  • Software development professionals

Team Foundation Server (TFS) Certification Training (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1 – Introducing the Microsoft Visual Studio family
  • What’s new in Visual Studio
  • Overview of the Visual Studio family
  • Overview of product features
  • A lap around Visual Studio Team Services
  • Project workflow across the Visual Studio suite of products
Module 2 – Planning a TFS 2018 Deployment
  • Overview of TFS architecture
  • Planning a TFS deployment
  • An overview of product licensing
  • SharePoint and Project Server integration
Module 3 – Installing TFS
  • Installing and configuring TFS prerequisites
  • TFS installation
  • Installing Code Search
  • Optimizing your Code Search deployment
Module 4 – Upgrading to TFS 2018
  • Understanding upgrades and updates
  • In-place vs migration-based upgrades
  • Performing your upgrade
Module 5 – Managing TFS Instances
  • Using the TFS Administration Console
  • Configuring SMTP support for TFS
  • TFS server health monitoring
  • Changing service accounts
  • Viewing installed updates
Module 6 – TFS Backup and Restore
  • TFS Backup and Restore strategies
  • Understanding the TFS databases
  • Creating a backup schedule
  • The restore process
  • Refreshing the client data cache
Module 7 – Creating and Managing Team Projects
  • Planning your projects and collections
  • Creating Team Project Collections
  • Creating Team Projects
  • Creating Project Welcome pages
  • Renaming and deleting Team Projects
Module 8 – Configuring Team Project Level Security
  • Overview of TFS security
  • Configuring security using standard groups
  • Setting user access levels for your server
  • Understanding and configuring Teams
Module 9 – Advanced Security and Permissions
  • Fine-grain security options
  • TFS server level permissions
  • Setting permissions at the Team Project Collection level
  • Restricting access in TFS
  • Using command line tools for managing security
Module 10 – Source Control Configuration
  • Setting project-wide source control settings
  • Understanding workspaces
  • Using the TFS command line utility
  • Using the TFS Rollback command
  • Using the TFS Proxy to improve performance
  • Backward compatibility using the MSSCCI provider
Module 11 – Installing and managing extensions
  • Introducing the Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Installing extensions from the Marketplace
  • Managing extension requests
  • Paid extensions and understanding billing
Module 12 – Work Items
  • Overview of work items
  • Creating custom queries
  • Work item charting and pinning charts
  • Work item tagging
  • Configuring and managing notifications
Module 13 – Managing Process Templates
  • Understanding process templates
  • Basics of template customization
  • Adding new fields to Work Item Types
  • Updating forms for new and legacy clients
  • Updating an upgraded Team Project
Module 14 – Reporting
  • Understanding the reporting architecture
  • Adding new reports
  • Creating ad-hoc reports using Excel
  • TFS Warehouse and OLAP Cube overview
  • Changing the Data Warehouse and Analysis Services Cube processing frequency
  • Rebuild the Data Warehouse and Analysis Services Cube
Module 15 – Configuring build and release infrastructure
  • Overview of build and release infrastructure
  • Creating agent pools and queues
  • Installing and configuring agents
  • Scaling your agent pool infrastructure
  • Overview of non-Windows agents
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Course Prerequisites
  • Understanding and knowledge of server products
  • Experience with Visual Studio

On completion of this course, you will know:

  • Planning & Installation of TFS 2018 in different topologies
  • Planning & migration and upgrade to TFS 2018
  • Installing, configuring, optimizing & troubleshooting the Code Search
  • Configuring SMTP support and customizing email alerts
  • Installing extensions from the Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Planning the project hierarchies using Team Projects and Team Project Collections
  • Creating, modifying, renaming, and delete Team Projects and Team Project Collections
  • Configuring standard role-based security for team projects
  • Using advanced security
  • Configuring version control settings, including backward compatibility
  • Customizing the process template to better suit your teams’ requirements
  • Understanding the reporting infrastructure and create custom Excel reports
  • Configuring Data warehouse and OLAP cube refresh and rebuilds
  • Planning, installing, and managing the new build environments
  • Optimizing build infrastructure to provide fast feedback to teams
  • Configuring a release management environment
  • Managing configuration values in release management