ACS Deployments: Content Connector for Azure

ACS Deployments: Content Connector for Azure

This course will guide the student through a Docker-based deployment of an Alfresco Content Services (ACS) system that uses Microsoft Azure for storage

About this course

Overview

This course will guide the student through a Docker-based deployment of Alfresco Content Services (ACS) using Microsoft Azure for storage. We will start with a pre-configured Docker Compose environment, continue with the configuration of a Blob Storage container in the Microsoft Azure Portal and end with the final configuration and start up of the environment.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives covered by this course are:

  • Creating a Storage Account and Blob Storage container in Microsoft Azure
  • Creating a custom Docker image containing the Alfresco Content Connector for Azure
  • Configuring the Docker Compose environment to use the Blob Storage container
  • Using the custom Docker image in the Docker Compose environment

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators

Time Required: ~45 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 6.1 - Latest

Difficulty: Intermediate

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the tools, technologies, and concepts covered in all of the prerequisite courses.

Prerequisite Courses

The following courses should be completed before taking this course:

Prerequisite Resources

This course presumes that the student has access to the following:

  • A Microsoft Azure account
  • with the permissions to either create or use an existing Storage Account
  • with the permissions to create a new Blob Storage container in that Storage Account
  • A workstation with Docker & Docker Compose installed
  • Quay.io credentials to access to the Alfresco Quay.io Repository; available from Alfresco Support for customers and partners
  • The Alfresco Azure Connector AMP (alfresco-azure-connector-x.y.amp) available from Alfresco Support

Curriculum45 Minutes

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • Initial Resources
  • Azure Configuration
  • Configure Blob Storage
  • Docker Configuration
  • Creating a Docker Image
  • Launching the Docker Compose Environment
  • Conclusion
  • Review
  • References
  • Next Steps
  • Course Survey

About this course

Overview

This course will guide the student through a Docker-based deployment of Alfresco Content Services (ACS) using Microsoft Azure for storage. We will start with a pre-configured Docker Compose environment, continue with the configuration of a Blob Storage container in the Microsoft Azure Portal and end with the final configuration and start up of the environment.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives covered by this course are:

  • Creating a Storage Account and Blob Storage container in Microsoft Azure
  • Creating a custom Docker image containing the Alfresco Content Connector for Azure
  • Configuring the Docker Compose environment to use the Blob Storage container
  • Using the custom Docker image in the Docker Compose environment

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators

Time Required: ~45 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 6.1 - Latest

Difficulty: Intermediate

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the tools, technologies, and concepts covered in all of the prerequisite courses.

Prerequisite Courses

The following courses should be completed before taking this course:

Prerequisite Resources

This course presumes that the student has access to the following:

  • A Microsoft Azure account
  • with the permissions to either create or use an existing Storage Account
  • with the permissions to create a new Blob Storage container in that Storage Account
  • A workstation with Docker & Docker Compose installed
  • Quay.io credentials to access to the Alfresco Quay.io Repository; available from Alfresco Support for customers and partners
  • The Alfresco Azure Connector AMP (alfresco-azure-connector-x.y.amp) available from Alfresco Support

Curriculum45 Minutes

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • Initial Resources
  • Azure Configuration
  • Configure Blob Storage
  • Docker Configuration
  • Creating a Docker Image
  • Launching the Docker Compose Environment
  • Conclusion
  • Review
  • References
  • Next Steps
  • Course Survey