Octopus Training Overview

Octopus Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Octopus Deploy

  • What is Octopus Deploy?
  • Advantages of Octopus Deploy

Module 2: Deploy ASP.NET Application to IIS

  • Create Environment
  • Install Octopus
  • Deploy to the Target
  • Deploy Project

Module 3: Set DevOps Team Project

  • Setting Up Environment
  • Generate Octopus API Key
  • Create Deployment Groups in Azure DevOps
  • Trigger Azure DevOps Pipeline

Module 4: Octopus in Different Languages

  • Add NGINX Step
  • Add Java Archive Step

Module 5: Comparison

  • Octopus and Azure DevOps
  • Octopus and Jenkins

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Who should attend this Octopus Training Course?

This Octopus Training Course is designed for individuals who are interested in learning how to use the Octopus Deploy platform for automated deployment. This DevOps Training is particularly beneficial for professionals in Software Development, IT operations, and DevOps roles. It is also beneficial for the following professionals:

  • IT Professionals
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Engineers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Business Analysts

Prerequisites of the Octopus Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Octopus Training Course. However, basic knowledge of IT concepts would be beneficial for the delegates.

Octopus Training Course Overview

Octopus plays a vital role in streamlining software deployment and managing infrastructure efficiently. This DevOps Certification Training provides a comprehensive introduction to Octopus Deploy, its significance in DevOps, and its relevance in modern software development practices. Understanding Octopus is crucial for staying competitive in the ever-evolving DevOps landscape.

Proficiency in Octopus Deploy is of utmost importance for professionals in the DevOps field. Software Developers, System Administrators, and DevOps Engineers should aim to master Octopus to facilitate seamless deployments, enhance collaboration, and automate repetitive tasks. DevOps Courses and DevOps Certifications are incomplete without a strong foundation in Octopus, as it empowers professionals to deliver high-quality software with speed and reliability.

In this 1-day Octopus Training, delegates will learn about the various facets of Octopus Deploy and about the processes involved in setting DevOps team projects. They will also learn about Octopus in different languages and be involved in the comparison of Octopus with Azure DevOps and Jenkins, to find out which is better. Our highly experienced instructors will conduct this DevOps Training Course and help delegates learn about the subject in detail.

Course Objectives

  • To help delegates master Octopus Deploy fundamentals
  • To learn to automate software deployments with Octopus
  • To understand how to effectively manage configurations and variables
  • To troubleshoot common deployment issues easily
  • To integrate Octopus into existing DevOps pipelines
  • To enhance collaboration among Development and Operations teams

After completing this DevOps Certification, delegates will be able to create deployment groups in Azure DevOps to prepare the servers for application deployment. They will also be able to install Octopus and provide access to API keys that can be used to create and deploy releases.

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What’s included in this Octopus Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Octopus Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Octopus Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Octopus Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Octopus Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Octopus Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Octopus Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Octopus Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Octopus Training FAQs

Octopus Deploy is a deployment automation tool that helps automate and manage complex applications. It can integrate with most code build processes for application deployment and configuration, making release management easy, compliant and auditable.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Octopus Training Course. However, basic knowledge of IT concepts would be beneficial.
This Octopus Deploy Training Course is designed to benefit professionals such as Software Developers, DevOps Engineers, Business Administrators and anyone involved in software development and deployment cycle.
Delegates involved in any software development and deployment cycle would benefit from this Octopus Deploy Training Course. However, delegates with similar interests, curious enough to learn and acquire Octopus deploy Skills can attend it.
Deployment process is a set of steps required to deploy Octopus; each step contains a specific action executed as part of the deployment process. Octopus can deploy almost anything since it has over 300+ built in and community contributed step templates.
Octopus makes it very easy to deploy applications to one or several servers with the click of a button. It uses the same deployment packages across environments and makes it easy to track progress.
There are 10 main steps in the deployment of Octopus tool, from navigating projects tab to defining the deployment process, executing locating and running it on the Octopus server are a few of the notable steps.
There are several ways where organisations can benefit from Octopus out of which, improved deployment efficiency, consistency and standardisation, automated released management and reduction in downtime and risk are some of the notable benefits.
Delegates with this Octopus deploy certification will have the required skills and knowledge to gain insights into the best practices for optimising deployment workflows, improving performance and ensuring reliability and scalability in Octopus.
After completing this course, delegates can pursue various job opportunities in roles such as DevOps Engineer, System Administrator, Automation Engineer, Software Developer, etc.
Octopus helps DevOps practices by providing delegates and organisations with the knowledge and skills needed to automate and streamline deployment processes.
Octopus and Azure are both famous software development and deployment tools with different purposes. Azure provides numerous features, including source code repository, requirement management, project management etc. On the other hand, Octopus is focused more on software building that does a few things very well and integration well with other best in class tools.
No. Octopus Deploy is not an open-source platform, it is a commercial deployment automation tool.
To set up an environment, go to the Octopus web portal, navigate to infrastructure than environments and click add environment.
Octopus is a commercial deployment automation tool with advanced release management capabilities and native support for various deployment targets. Whereas Jenkins is primarily a CI server with limited built–in deployment features.
The popularity of Octopus in DevOps in the United Kingdom may vary depending on factors such as industry demand, organisational preferences, and specific job requirements.
Tentacles are lightweight agent services on windows servers to communicate with the Octopus Server. After installation, tentacles run as a windows service called Octopus Deploy Tentacle.
Octopus Deploy primarily uses port 10933.
To deploy a project using Octopus, start by creating projects and then adding steps and variables to the project. Each step contains a set of actions executed as part of the deployment process each time you deploy your software.
The training fees for Octopus Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Octopus Training.
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