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Foundation for Administrators

Foundation for Administrators

This four to six hour virtual eLearning course is specifically designed for administrators new to Alfresco and looking to administer and manage an Alfresco ECM system.

About this course

Description: Through a combination of learning modules and hands-on labs, you will learn how to handle the day-to-day administration and management of your Alfresco platform within a production environment. Alfresco Foundation for Administrators eLearning is suitable for administrators of Alfresco platforms running on both Windows and Linux environments, and centers around Alfresco v4.2.

Audience: ACS Administrators

Important: You will have access to the course content for a full year from the date you enrolled. However, if you have a Virtual Machine assigned to the course, the VM will only be available for a total of 30 days from your enrollment. Ensure you complete all lab exercises within this window.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Foundation for Administrators

    • Introduction
    • Architecture Overview

Module 2: Administering and Managing the Repository

    • Alfresco Configuration
      • Demonstration - Configuration 
    • Logging
      • Lab 1: Changing the location of the log file
    • Extending functionality of Alfresco 
    • Content Models
      • Demonstration - Content Models
    • Deploying AMPs
      • Demonstration - Deploying AMPs
    • Monitoring and Maintenance
      • Demonstration - Monitoring and Maintenance 
      • Lab 2 - Using the Console

Module 3: Using the Admin Console

    • Overview
      • Demonstration - Using the Admin Console
      • Lab 3 - Using the Admin Console

Module 4: User and Group Administration

    • User Roles
      • Demonstration - User Roles
      • Lab 4 - Create Users
    • Groups
      • Demonstration - Groups
      • Lab 5 - Create Groups and Add Users 

Module 5: Authentication and User Synchronization

    • Overview
    • Multiple Authentication Subsystems
    • Authentication Functions and User Synchronization
      • Lab 6 - Configuring an external LDAP server

Module 6: Permissions and Roles

    • Groups and User Roles
      • Demonstration - Groups and User Roles
      • Lab 7 - Create user groups and add users 

Module 7: Administering Share

    • Introduction to Share
      • Demonstration - Introducing Share
      • Lab 8 - Create a site in Share
      • Demonstration - Administration and Management
      • Lab 9 - Disable the Flash Previewer

Module 8: Using the JavaScript Console

    • Overview of the JavaScript API
      • Demonstration - Using the JS Console
      • Lab 10 - Write and execute JS code in the JS Console

Module 9: Virtual File Systems

    • Configuration Overview
      • Demonstration - VFS Configuration
      • Lab 11 - FTP Configuration
    • Troubleshooting and Advanced Configuration 

Module 10: Installing and Upgrading

    • Installing Alfresco
    • Configuration and Tuning
      • Lab 12 - Installing using the Setup Wizard
    • Upgrading

Module 11: Backing-up and Restoring

    • Overview
    • Cold vs. Hot Backups
    • Restoring Alfresco 
      • Lab 13 - Backing-up and Restoring

Module 12: Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting the Alfresco Consoles
    • Non-Alfresco Tools
    • Reporting Problems
    • Advanced Troubleshooting
      • Lab 14 - Troubleshooting

Curriculum

  • Lab Environment (Virtual Machine)
  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Adminstering and Managing the Repository
  • Module 3 - Using the Admin Console
  • Module 4 - User and Group Administration
  • Module 5 - Authentication and User Synchronization
  • Module 6 - Permissions and Roles
  • Module 7 - Administering Share
  • Module 8 - Using the JS Console
  • Module 9 - Virtual File Systems
  • Module 10 - Installing and Upgrading
  • Module 11 - Backing-up and Restoring
  • Module 12 - Troubleshooting
  • Quiz
  • Student Lab Guide
  • Student eLearning Resources
  • Course Survey

About this course

Description: Through a combination of learning modules and hands-on labs, you will learn how to handle the day-to-day administration and management of your Alfresco platform within a production environment. Alfresco Foundation for Administrators eLearning is suitable for administrators of Alfresco platforms running on both Windows and Linux environments, and centers around Alfresco v4.2.

Audience: ACS Administrators

Important: You will have access to the course content for a full year from the date you enrolled. However, if you have a Virtual Machine assigned to the course, the VM will only be available for a total of 30 days from your enrollment. Ensure you complete all lab exercises within this window.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Foundation for Administrators

    • Introduction
    • Architecture Overview

Module 2: Administering and Managing the Repository

    • Alfresco Configuration
      • Demonstration - Configuration 
    • Logging
      • Lab 1: Changing the location of the log file
    • Extending functionality of Alfresco 
    • Content Models
      • Demonstration - Content Models
    • Deploying AMPs
      • Demonstration - Deploying AMPs
    • Monitoring and Maintenance
      • Demonstration - Monitoring and Maintenance 
      • Lab 2 - Using the Console

Module 3: Using the Admin Console

    • Overview
      • Demonstration - Using the Admin Console
      • Lab 3 - Using the Admin Console

Module 4: User and Group Administration

    • User Roles
      • Demonstration - User Roles
      • Lab 4 - Create Users
    • Groups
      • Demonstration - Groups
      • Lab 5 - Create Groups and Add Users 

Module 5: Authentication and User Synchronization

    • Overview
    • Multiple Authentication Subsystems
    • Authentication Functions and User Synchronization
      • Lab 6 - Configuring an external LDAP server

Module 6: Permissions and Roles

    • Groups and User Roles
      • Demonstration - Groups and User Roles
      • Lab 7 - Create user groups and add users 

Module 7: Administering Share

    • Introduction to Share
      • Demonstration - Introducing Share
      • Lab 8 - Create a site in Share
      • Demonstration - Administration and Management
      • Lab 9 - Disable the Flash Previewer

Module 8: Using the JavaScript Console

    • Overview of the JavaScript API
      • Demonstration - Using the JS Console
      • Lab 10 - Write and execute JS code in the JS Console

Module 9: Virtual File Systems

    • Configuration Overview
      • Demonstration - VFS Configuration
      • Lab 11 - FTP Configuration
    • Troubleshooting and Advanced Configuration 

Module 10: Installing and Upgrading

    • Installing Alfresco
    • Configuration and Tuning
      • Lab 12 - Installing using the Setup Wizard
    • Upgrading

Module 11: Backing-up and Restoring

    • Overview
    • Cold vs. Hot Backups
    • Restoring Alfresco 
      • Lab 13 - Backing-up and Restoring

Module 12: Troubleshooting

    • Troubleshooting the Alfresco Consoles
    • Non-Alfresco Tools
    • Reporting Problems
    • Advanced Troubleshooting
      • Lab 14 - Troubleshooting

Curriculum

  • Lab Environment (Virtual Machine)
  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Adminstering and Managing the Repository
  • Module 3 - Using the Admin Console
  • Module 4 - User and Group Administration
  • Module 5 - Authentication and User Synchronization
  • Module 6 - Permissions and Roles
  • Module 7 - Administering Share
  • Module 8 - Using the JS Console
  • Module 9 - Virtual File Systems
  • Module 10 - Installing and Upgrading
  • Module 11 - Backing-up and Restoring
  • Module 12 - Troubleshooting
  • Quiz
  • Student Lab Guide
  • Student eLearning Resources
  • Course Survey