Administering Azure DevOps Server

4 Ratings

Course Number: AZDO-146

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Azure DevOps Server Training Overview

This Administering Azure DevOps Server training provides students with the knowledge and skills to deploy, configure, and manage Microsoft Azure DevOps Server and related software components.

Note: This course can be taught using Azure DevOps Server 2019 or 2020.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Microsoft courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Install and configure Azure DevOps Server
  • Plan and create projects and project collections 
  • Use the Azure DevOps Server web portal
  • Configure Azure Pipelines for builds
  • Deploy and use Azure Pipelines agents
  • Configure Azure Artifacts
  • Create a release pipeline and deploying a release
  • Use the Azure DevOps Migration Tools
  • Integrate systems with Azure DevOps Server
  • Back up, restore, and move data
  • Configure and use the Analytics service
  • Use PowerShell to manage Azure DevOps Server 
  • Customize and extend Azure DevOps Server

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should have experience or familiarity with:

  • Windows Server 2012 or later
  • Windows security and networking basics
  • SQL Server 2016 or later
  • Visual Studio 2017 or later
  • Their organization's ALM/DevOps process and tools
  • Reading and understanding C# and PowerShell code

Outline

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Introduction to Azure DevOps Server
  • Introduction to Azure DevOps Server
  • Editions, components, and configurations
  • Azure DevOps Server vs. Azure DevOps Services
  • Azure DevOps Server support of ALM and DevOps
  • Administrator responsibilities and tasks
  • Hands-on lab
Planning/Deploying Azure DevOps Server
  • Planning the deployment
  • System requirements, software, and accounts
  • Installing and configuring Azure DevOps Server
  • Troubleshooting
  • Installing Visual Studio Team Explorer
  • Hands-on lab
Configuring Azure DevOps Server
  • Administrator roles and tools
  • Understanding and managing project collections
  • Understanding and managing projects
  • Selecting a work item process
  • Configuring and securing projects
  • Renaming and deleting a project
  • Hands-on lab
Client Applications
  • Admin console, Team Explorer, and the web portal
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Command-line and third party tools
  • Licensing and Client Access Licenses (CAL)
  • Stakeholder (free) access level
  • Hands-on lab
Version Control
  • Introduction to Azure Repos
  • Overview of Git and/or TFVC (legacy)
  • Integration with Visual Studio
  • Basic and advanced Git and/or TFVC workflows
  • Branching, merging, and resolving conflicts
  • Controlling access via repository permissions
  • Hands-on lab
Building and Releasing
  • Introduction to Azure Pipelines
  • Configuring pipeline agents and agent pools
  • Creating and queuing a build pipeline
  • Monitoring and managing a build
  • Running automated tests in a pipeline
  • Measuring code coverage in a pipeline
  • Practicing Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Using YAML to create/configure a pipeline
  • Introduction to Azure Artifacts
  • Creating and using a private NuGet package feed
  • Creating a release pipeline
  • Creating and deploying a release
Upgrading, Integrating, and Migrating
  • Upgrading Azure DevOps Server
  • In-place vs. migration upgrade
  • Pre-production dry runs for complex upgrades
  • Deprecated features in Azure DevOps Server
  • Performing post-upgrade tasks
  • Using the Azure DevOps Migration Tools
  • Integration with other ALM/DevOps tools
  • Understanding and using service hooks
  • Migrating to Azure DevOps Services
Advanced Administration
  • Monitoring the health of Azure DevOps Server
  • Web-based diagnostic tools
  • Options for high availability and scalability
  • Scaling up vs. scaling out Azure DevOps Server
  • Virtual File System for Git
  • Moving/Splitting project collections
  • Disaster recovery, backup, and restore
  • Using PowerShell to manage Azure DevOps Server
Customizing and Extending
  • Customizing work tracking
  • Creating and using an inherited process
  • Using work item templates
  • Extending Azure DevOps Server
  • Using the Azure DevOps Server REST API
  • Configuring and using the Analytics service
  • Creating a custom report in Power BI

Training Materials:

All Azure DevOps Server training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2019 or later
  • Access to an Azure DevOps Server instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide


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