This is the Part 3 of the 4 post regarding setup and installation of Team Foundation Server. This is a visual guide that might help you in you own setup of a Team Foundation Server, please be aware that this will not cover all scenarios of the setup but I will show you my experience in setting up our own Team Foundation Server.
Here are the other parts of the post
Now you have your collection, you can now connect to your collection and start creating your team project. You can fire up your Visual Studio 2010, choose File -> New -> Team Project.
It will now ask you for the Team Foundation Server you want to connect to, choose add server.
It will present you with an Add/Remove Team Foundation Server dialog. Press Add.
Now you can give the Server Instance of your Team Foundation Server. Press OK.
It will now be on the list of servers and choose it on the drop down list. Press connect.
Once its connected it will ask you now to specify the Team Project Settings. Now you declare the Name and Description of your team project.
It will now ask you for a process template.
To know what are the differences between two here is the table summary from MSDN
The following table summarizes the main distinctions that exist between the two MSF process templates:
|Process area||MSF for Agile||MSF for CMMI|
|Iteration backlog management|
|Bug backlog management|
for more information you can view it on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms400752.aspx.
We are using Agile in our organization so it would be my choice in this sample.
It will now ask you for the Team Site Settings, you can now create a SharePoint Site or opt not to do it at this time.
Now it will ask you for a source control folder or you can branch from another one.
Once finished it will now download the process template from you Team Server.
At this point you have successfull created a Team Project.
You can now try what you have configured, Part 4 – Trying out your Set Up