Team Foundation Server - Configuration and Administration (TFS2015-Admin)

This course is ideal preparation of Microsoft’s 70-496 exam which is part of the MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Beginner

  • 4 Days

    Course Duration
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This course is ideal preparation of Microsoft’s 70-496 exam which is part of the MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management certification.

Course Objectives

  • Plan your TFS deployment and install TFS 2015 in a variety of topologies
  • Determine appropriate service accounts
  • Plan a migration and/or upgrade to TFS 2015
  • Understand the value of quarterly updates and how to install them
  • Configure SMTP support and customise email alerts
  • Keep your TFS data safe using backup and restore
  • Monitor the health and performance of your TFS instance
  • 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
  • Customise 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 introduced in 2015
  • Optimise build infrastructure to provide fast feedback to teams
  • Install and configure build infrastructure for legacy XAML builds (pre-2015 builds)


    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 organisation using TFS should have at least one or two “TFS champions” who are skilled in the topics and areas covered in this course.


    Attendees should have some familiarity with installations of server products such as operating systems, SQL server, etc. Some experience using Visual Studio would also be beneficial.

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Brand Microsoft
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Difficulty Beginner
Course Duration 4 Days
Language English
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