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Azure DevOps 2019 Configuration and Administration


This course is only delivered as costumer specific training with a group of persons from the same company!

This 2-day course is designed for team members who are responsible for the installation, configuration and administration of Azure DevOps 2019 (earlier called TFS). It features a mix of lectures and hands-on lab exercises designed to ensure attendees gain the maximum benefit from the course. This course has been designed to equip attendees with a solid knowledge of the many areas that a Azure DevOps champion is often called upon to configure and manage. Key topics covered in this course include product installation, security & permissions, reporting, customisation and team build.

If you’re responsible for looking after your organisation’s Azure DevOps Server then this is the course for you.

This course is only delivered as costumer specific training with a group of persons from the same company!


2 dagar


Target Group

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.


At the completion of this course, attendees will be able to;

  • plan your Azure DevOps deployment and Azure DevOps TFS 2019 in a variety of topologies
  • create appropriate service accounts
  • use the Best Practises Analyzer to validate your TFS deployment
  • plan a migration and/or upgrade to Azure DevOps 2019
  • understand the value of quarterly updates and how to install them
  • configure SMTP support and customise email alerts
  • keep your Azure DevOps data safe using backup and restore
  • monitor the health and performance of your Azure DevOps 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 2017
  • optimise build infrastructure to provide fast feedback to teams

The following product and technologies will be 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.

Azure DevOps 2019 Configuration and Administration course content

Module 1 - Introducing the Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 family 

  • What’s new in Visual Studio 2019
  • Overview of the Visual Studio 2019 family
  • Overview of product features
  • A lap around Visual Studio Online
  • Project workflow across the Visual Studio 2019 suite of products

Module 2 – Planning a Azure DevOps deployment

  • Overview of TFS architecture
  • Planning a TFS Deployment
  • An overview of product licensing

Module 3 - Installing Azure DevOps

  • Installing and configuring TFS prerequisites
  • Azure DevOps Installation
  • Using the Best Practise Analyzer
  • Integration with SharePoint

Module 4 – Upgrading to Azure DevOps 2019

  • Overview of upgrade options
  • In-place vs migration based upgrades
  • Performing your upgrade
  • Migration options from other version control providers

Module 5 – Managing Azure DevOps instances

  • Using the Azure DevOps Administration Console
  • Configuring SMTP support for Azure DevOps
  • Customising email alerts
  • Azure DevOps Server health monitoring
  • Changing service accounts
  • Viewing installed updates

Module 6 – Azure DevOps Backup and Restore

  • Azure DevOps Backup and Restore strategies
  • Understanding the Azure DevOps databases
  • Creating a backup schedule
  • The restore process
  • Refreshing the client data cache

Module 7 – Creating and managing Team Projects 

  • Creating Team Projects
  • Understanding Team Project Collections
  • Creating Project Welcome pages
  • Renaming Team Projects
  • Deleting Team Projects

Module 8 – Configuring Team Project level Security 

  • Overview of Azure DevOps security
  • Configuring security using standard groups
  • Understanding and configuring Teams

Module 9 – Advanced Security and Permissions

  • Fine-grain security options
  • Troubleshooting security
  • TFS Server level permissions
  • Setting permissions at the Team Project Collection level
  • Setting Web Access permissions
  • Restricting access in Azure DevOps
  • Using command line tools for managing security

Module 10 – Source Control Configuration 

  • Create source control folder structures
  • Setting project wide source control settings
  • Understanding workspaces
  • Using the TF command line utility
  • Using the Azure DevOps Rollback command
  • Using the Azure DevOps Proxy to improve performance
  • Backward compatibility using the MSSCCI provider

Module 11 – Managing Process Templates

  • Understanding process templates
  • Basics of template customisation
  • Adding new fields to Work Item Types
  • Adding new Work Item Types
  • Adding new queries and reports
  • Updating an upgraded Team Project

Module 12 – 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 13 – Build Automation

  • Overview of build infrastructure
  • Installing and configuring the Build Agents and Controllers
  • How to scale your build infrastructure
  • Overview of hosted build services