Content Services Administration: Tasks Overview

Content Services Administration: Tasks Overview

This course provides overview of the administrations tasks that should be performed by an Alfresco Content Services administrator to keep the ACS platform functioning.

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About this course

Introduction

This course will provide an overview of ACS Administration Tasks that should be performed by an Alfresco Content Services administrator to keep the ACS platform functioning. The course builds on information already available in the ACS Documentation, and updates existing Alfresco University training courses, such as Foundation for ACS Administrators and ACS Admin 101. It is based on ACS version 6.2 onwards.

What Will I Learn?

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Know how to check the status of ACS and its essential components.
  • Identify the deployment method used for ACS.
  • Start and Stop ACS in either a containerized or a zip distribution deployment.
  • Describe regular ACS Admin Tasks that require daily, weekly and monthly attention.
  • Understand when to check for ACS version upgrades and how to plan for that.
  • Identify the ACS log files and know how to manage these logs.
  • Quickly validate that ACS is operating normally.
  • Know how to check and manage ACS disk space usage.
  • Recognize the methods available for monitoring ACS performance.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators
  • Architects

Time Required: ~30 minutes

Difficulty: Foundation

Applicability: This course was written using Alfresco Content Services v6.2 and was last modified on February 3, 2021.

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student has an awareness of the following tools, technologies and concepts:

Prerequisite Courses

This course assumes the student has access to a working ACS platform running version 6.2 onwards, deployed from either an ACS Zip Distribution or from Docker Containers.

Therefore it presumes that the student has already completed at least one or more of the following courses:

Prerequisite Resources

It is not essential but is advised that you should follow the course using your own test ACS environment to validate and explore the ACS Administrator tools and commands described within the course lessons.

Alfresco Training provide a number of Docker-Compose resources you can deploy locally as training environments. The most suitable environment for this course would be:

Alfresco License

You are permitted to use your Alfresco license for local development and testing purposes.

For a test Zip Distribution deployment, you can use eitherVMWare Workstation Player or Oracle VM VirtualBox

Additionally, although using localhost is usually sufficient for accessing and validating ACS, it can be useful to also have an external test Windows desktop system available for validating external client interaction with your training ACS system.

Copyright

Alfresco offers you a wide range of content, communication tools, forums, and information about its products and services ("Materials") via this website. Alfresco either owns the intellectual property rights in the Materials on this website or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property to make it available on this website. You may, view, print and/or download one copy of the Materials from this web site on any single computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. No Materials published by Alfresco on this web site, in whole or in part, may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Alfresco. The use of any such Materials on any other website or networked computer environment or for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and such unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark and other similar laws. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Disclaimer

Alfresco assumes no responsibility for accuracy, correctness, timeliness, or content of the Materials provided on this website. You should not assume that the Materials on this website are continuously updated or otherwise contain current information. Alfresco is not responsible for supplying content or materials from the website that have expired or have been removed. THE MATERIALS PROVIDED AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALFRESCO DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), CONDITION OR OTHER TERM OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL.

Curriculum

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • ACS Status and Contol
  • ACS Status Checks
  • Controlling ACS Containers
  • Controlling ACS Zip Distribution
  • Regular Administration Tasks
  • Regular ACS Tasks Overview
  • ACS Log Files
  • ACS Disk Usage and Maintenance
  • ACS Performance and Monitoring
  • Summary
  • Review
  • References
  • Next
  • Course Assessment

About this course

Introduction

This course will provide an overview of ACS Administration Tasks that should be performed by an Alfresco Content Services administrator to keep the ACS platform functioning. The course builds on information already available in the ACS Documentation, and updates existing Alfresco University training courses, such as Foundation for ACS Administrators and ACS Admin 101. It is based on ACS version 6.2 onwards.

What Will I Learn?

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Know how to check the status of ACS and its essential components.
  • Identify the deployment method used for ACS.
  • Start and Stop ACS in either a containerized or a zip distribution deployment.
  • Describe regular ACS Admin Tasks that require daily, weekly and monthly attention.
  • Understand when to check for ACS version upgrades and how to plan for that.
  • Identify the ACS log files and know how to manage these logs.
  • Quickly validate that ACS is operating normally.
  • Know how to check and manage ACS disk space usage.
  • Recognize the methods available for monitoring ACS performance.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at the following roles:

  • Administrators
  • Architects

Time Required: ~30 minutes

Difficulty: Foundation

Applicability: This course was written using Alfresco Content Services v6.2 and was last modified on February 3, 2021.

Prerequisite Knowledge

This course presumes that the student has an awareness of the following tools, technologies and concepts:

Prerequisite Courses

This course assumes the student has access to a working ACS platform running version 6.2 onwards, deployed from either an ACS Zip Distribution or from Docker Containers.

Therefore it presumes that the student has already completed at least one or more of the following courses:

Prerequisite Resources

It is not essential but is advised that you should follow the course using your own test ACS environment to validate and explore the ACS Administrator tools and commands described within the course lessons.

Alfresco Training provide a number of Docker-Compose resources you can deploy locally as training environments. The most suitable environment for this course would be:

Alfresco License

You are permitted to use your Alfresco license for local development and testing purposes.

For a test Zip Distribution deployment, you can use eitherVMWare Workstation Player or Oracle VM VirtualBox

Additionally, although using localhost is usually sufficient for accessing and validating ACS, it can be useful to also have an external test Windows desktop system available for validating external client interaction with your training ACS system.

Copyright

Alfresco offers you a wide range of content, communication tools, forums, and information about its products and services ("Materials") via this website. Alfresco either owns the intellectual property rights in the Materials on this website or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property to make it available on this website. You may, view, print and/or download one copy of the Materials from this web site on any single computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. No Materials published by Alfresco on this web site, in whole or in part, may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Alfresco. The use of any such Materials on any other website or networked computer environment or for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and such unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark and other similar laws. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Disclaimer

Alfresco assumes no responsibility for accuracy, correctness, timeliness, or content of the Materials provided on this website. You should not assume that the Materials on this website are continuously updated or otherwise contain current information. Alfresco is not responsible for supplying content or materials from the website that have expired or have been removed. THE MATERIALS PROVIDED AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALFRESCO DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), CONDITION OR OTHER TERM OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL.

Curriculum

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Prerequisites
  • ACS Status and Contol
  • ACS Status Checks
  • Controlling ACS Containers
  • Controlling ACS Zip Distribution
  • Regular Administration Tasks
  • Regular ACS Tasks Overview
  • ACS Log Files
  • ACS Disk Usage and Maintenance
  • ACS Performance and Monitoring
  • Summary
  • Review
  • References
  • Next
  • Course Assessment