Atlassian Confluence Admin Training

Confluence Admin Training

The Confluence Admin training covers the best practices and tasks that let you setup and configure Confluence. At the end of the training, attendees will be proficient with User management techniques, security configurations, User macros, shortcut links, plugins, cache performance, themes and upgrading Confluence.

What you will get out of the training?

After the completion of this training, you will be proficient with:

1. Installation and setup of Confluence.

2. Configuration of Confluence.

3. User management.

4. Security Configurations.

5. Integration with other tools.

Course Outline

Installation and setup

  • Installing Confluence
  • Installing JAVA for Confluence
  • Creating a Dedicated user account to run Confluence
  • Migrating confluence between servers
  • Configuring JIRA integration in the setup wizard

Getting Started as Confluence Admin

  • Quick access to administrative functions via confluence search
  • Administer and configure Confluence
  • Getting started on a new Confluence site
  • Getting to know an existing Confluence site

Managing Confluence Users

  • Adding and Inviting Users
  • Deleting or Deactivating Users
  • Searching for and administering Users
  • Managing Site-wide permissions and groups
  • Configuring user directories

Managing Add-ons

  • Searching for add-ons
  • Installing an add-on from marketplace
  • Installing an add-on outside marketplace

Writing User Macros

  • User macro template syntax
  • Example User Macro

Customising your Confluence site

  • Changing the look and feel of Confluence
  • Changing the default behaviour and content in Confluence

Integrating Confluence with other Applications

  • Linking to another application
  • Configuring Workbox notifications
  • Integrating JIRA and Confluence
  • Registering External Gadgets
  • Configuring the office connector

Managing your Confluence License

  • Viewing license details
  • Updating license
  • Understanding the user count for your license
  • Exceeding your licensed user count
  • Reducing your user count
  • Downgrading your license
  • Finding your Support Entitlement Number (SEN)

Managing Confluence Data

  • Database Configuration
  • Site backup and restore
  • Attachment storage configuration
  • Confluence data model
  • Finding unused spaces
  • Data import and export

Configuring a Confluence environment

  • Confluence home and other important directories
  • Application server configuration
  • Web Server configuration
  • Starting Confluence automatically on system start-up

Configuring Confluence

  • Viewing System information
  • Configuring the server base URL
  • Configuring the Confluence search and index
  • Configuring mail
  • Configuring character encoding
  • Other settings
  • Configuring system properties
  • Working with Confluence logs
  • Configuring Confluence Security
  • Scheduled Jobs
  • Configuring the Whitelist
  • Configuring the time interval at which drafts are saved

Performance Tuning

  • Cache performance tuning
  • Memory usage and requirements
  • Requesting performance support
  • Troubleshooting slow performance using page request profiling
  • Compressing an HTTP Response within Confluence
  • Garbage collector performance issues

Data Collection Policy

  • Why does Confluence collect usage data
  • What data is collected
  • How is data collected from Confluence
  • Enabling/disabling data collection in Confluence
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