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This course is aimed at the IT Teams who administer the Archer Server and Server Side Functions. In many companies, due to segregation of responsibilities, these individuals do not also perform day to day Archer Admin Tasks covered by the Archer Admin I and Admin II classes.

In this class you will learn how to configure LDAP Integration, SSO, SQL Maintenance, and Archer Control Panel Settings. You will also learn Packaging, installation of Archer Updates, License Activation and Troubleshooting tips and tricks.

IT Infrastructure Administrators/3rd Line Support Staff

Delivery Options
**Note: In 2023, this course will be discontinued, in favor of standalone courses that take deeper dives into the topics presented here. Some examples already available include LDAP and SSO Beyond the Basics courses. Other topics will be coming soon!

About 2 days if taken straight through (course + lab exercises)

Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills

  • Working knowledge of Archer
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server Administration
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft IIS
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Understanding of Lightweight Directory Application Protocol

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Perform LDAP Sync
  • Implement SSO with Windows
  • Update an Archer Installation
  • Perform SQL Maintenance Tasks
  • Migrate an Archer Application from a Development to Testing/Production instance
  • Perform Archer Control Panel Tasks

Course Outline

Archer Footprint

  • Web Server
  • Archer Services
  • SQL Database
  • Server Configuration and Communication

Patching/Updating Archer

  • Prepare for a patch/update
  • Steps to complete a patch/update

Archer Control Panel

  • Installation Settings
  • Adding a new instance
  • Instance maintenance tasks
  • ACP Plugins


  • Creating packages
  • Installing packages

Data Feeds

  • Overview of data feeds in Archer
  • Archer-to-Archer data feed

LDAP Introduction

  • Users, groups, and access roles in Archer
  • LDAP overview
  • Viewing LDAP properties
  • Configuring LDAP in Archer

Single Sign-On

  • Types of SSO
  • Configuring SSO for Archer


  • Common configuration and performance issues
  • Troubleshooting tools

Additional Support

  • Archer Community
  • Online Documentation
  • Contacting support
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