ACS Foundation for Administrators

ACS Foundation for Administrators

This entry-level course is targeted at Administrators who need to understand the day-to-day administration and management of an Alfresco platform within a production environment.

About this course

Overview

This entry-level course is targeted at Administrators who need to understand the day-to-day administration and management of an Alfresco platform within a production environment. Alfresco Foundation for ACS Administrators is suitable for administrators of Alfresco platforms running on both Windows and Linux environments, and centers around Alfresco v4.2.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives that are covered by this course are:

  • Architecture Overview
  • Administering and Managing the Repository
  • Using the Admin Console
  • User and Group Administration
  • Authentication and User Synchronization
  • Permissions and Roles
  • Administering Share
  • Using the JavaScript Console
  • Virtual File Systems
  • Installing and Upgrading
  • Backing-up and Restoring
  • Troubleshooting

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators

Time Required: ~120 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 4.2 - 4.2

Difficulty: Foundation

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the following tools, technologies and concepts:

This course also presumes the student has taken the following Alfresco University course and has a working Docker installation.

Prerequisite Resources

The following ACS Lab Environment will be required to complete this course:

A valid Alfresco Content Services license is also required; this can be downloaded from the Alfresco Support Portal as part of your Alfresco Content Services subscription.

Quay.io credentials from Alfresco Support to deploy Alfresco Content Services Enterprise.

Curriculum4 Hours

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • Module 1
  • Introduction & Agenda
  • Objectives
  • Architecture Overview
  • Summary
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 2: Administrating & Managing the Repository
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Alfresco Configuration
  • Demo: Configuration
  • Logging
  • Lab 1
  • Extending Functionality of Alfresco
  • Content Models
  • Demo: Content Models
  • Deploying AMPs
  • Demo: Deploying AMPs
  • Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Demo: Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 3: Using the Admin Console
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of the Admin Console
  • Demo: Using the Admin Console
  • Lab 2
  • Module 4: User & Group Administration
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • User Roles
  • Demo: User Roles
  • Lab 3
  • Groups
  • Demo: Groups
  • Lab 4
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 5: Authentication & User Synchronization
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of Alfresco Authentication
  • Multiple Authentication Subsystems
  • Authentication Functions & User Synchronization
  • Lab 5
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 6: Permissions & Roles
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Groups & User Roles
  • Demo: Groups & User Roles
  • Lab 6
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 7: Administering Share
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Introduction to Alfresco Share
  • Demo: Introduction to Share
  • Lab 7
  • Demo: Administration & Management
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 8: Using the JavaScript Console
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of the JavaScript API
  • Demo: Using the JS Console
  • Module 9: Virtual File Systems
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Configuration Overview
  • Demo: VFS Configuration
  • Lab 8
  • Troubleshooting & Advanced Configuration
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 10: Installing & Upgrading
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Installing Alfresco
  • Configuration & Tuning
  • Upgrading
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 11: Backing-up Restoring
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview
  • Cold vs Hot Backups
  • Restoring Alfresco
  • Lab 9
  • Module 12: Troubleshooting
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Troubleshooting the Alfresco Consoles
  • Non-Alfresco Tools
  • Reporting Problems
  • Advanced Troubleshooting
  • Lab 10
  • Knowledge Check
  • Conclusion
  • Course Quiz
  • Review
  • References
  • Next
  • Course Survey

About this course

Overview

This entry-level course is targeted at Administrators who need to understand the day-to-day administration and management of an Alfresco platform within a production environment. Alfresco Foundation for ACS Administrators is suitable for administrators of Alfresco platforms running on both Windows and Linux environments, and centers around Alfresco v4.2.

What Will I Learn?

The learning objectives that are covered by this course are:

  • Architecture Overview
  • Administering and Managing the Repository
  • Using the Admin Console
  • User and Group Administration
  • Authentication and User Synchronization
  • Permissions and Roles
  • Administering Share
  • Using the JavaScript Console
  • Virtual File Systems
  • Installing and Upgrading
  • Backing-up and Restoring
  • Troubleshooting

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators

Time Required: ~120 minutes

Applicable Product Versions: 4.2 - 4.2

Difficulty: Foundation

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student is competent with the following tools, technologies and concepts:

This course also presumes the student has taken the following Alfresco University course and has a working Docker installation.

Prerequisite Resources

The following ACS Lab Environment will be required to complete this course:

A valid Alfresco Content Services license is also required; this can be downloaded from the Alfresco Support Portal as part of your Alfresco Content Services subscription.

Quay.io credentials from Alfresco Support to deploy Alfresco Content Services Enterprise.

Curriculum4 Hours

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • Module 1
  • Introduction & Agenda
  • Objectives
  • Architecture Overview
  • Summary
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 2: Administrating & Managing the Repository
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Alfresco Configuration
  • Demo: Configuration
  • Logging
  • Lab 1
  • Extending Functionality of Alfresco
  • Content Models
  • Demo: Content Models
  • Deploying AMPs
  • Demo: Deploying AMPs
  • Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Demo: Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 3: Using the Admin Console
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of the Admin Console
  • Demo: Using the Admin Console
  • Lab 2
  • Module 4: User & Group Administration
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • User Roles
  • Demo: User Roles
  • Lab 3
  • Groups
  • Demo: Groups
  • Lab 4
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 5: Authentication & User Synchronization
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of Alfresco Authentication
  • Multiple Authentication Subsystems
  • Authentication Functions & User Synchronization
  • Lab 5
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 6: Permissions & Roles
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Groups & User Roles
  • Demo: Groups & User Roles
  • Lab 6
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 7: Administering Share
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Introduction to Alfresco Share
  • Demo: Introduction to Share
  • Lab 7
  • Demo: Administration & Management
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 8: Using the JavaScript Console
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview of the JavaScript API
  • Demo: Using the JS Console
  • Module 9: Virtual File Systems
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Configuration Overview
  • Demo: VFS Configuration
  • Lab 8
  • Troubleshooting & Advanced Configuration
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 10: Installing & Upgrading
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Installing Alfresco
  • Configuration & Tuning
  • Upgrading
  • Knowledge Check
  • Module 11: Backing-up Restoring
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Overview
  • Cold vs Hot Backups
  • Restoring Alfresco
  • Lab 9
  • Module 12: Troubleshooting
  • Agenda & Objectives
  • Troubleshooting the Alfresco Consoles
  • Non-Alfresco Tools
  • Reporting Problems
  • Advanced Troubleshooting
  • Lab 10
  • Knowledge Check
  • Conclusion
  • Course Quiz
  • Review
  • References
  • Next
  • Course Survey