Friday, 4 June 2010

How to Connect TFS2010 from VS 2008

Connect Team Foundation Server TFS 2010 from Visual Studio 2008

1) Install or use allready installed Visual Studio 2008

2)Install Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Explorer (if you haven't installed before)

2)Install Visual Studio SP1

3- Install Visual Studio Team System 2008 Service Pack 1 Forward Compatibility Update for Team Foundation Server 2010 (Installer)

You must Install this (3) other wise you will get this error
Possible reasons for failure include:
The Team Foundation Server name, port number or protocol is incorrect.
The Team Foundation Server is offline.
Password is expired or incorrect.

4) When you connect to TFS server specify the full url including port number
e.g ) http://yourTFSserver:8080/tfs/yourcollection


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