Creating a New TFS Team Project

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This article provides instructions on how to create a new TFS Team Project.

Team Foundation Server (TFS)

  1. Open Visual Studio 2010 and connect to the appropriate TFS Collection.
    • Production:\upgradeFromICSTFS2008
    • Dev:\upgradeFromICSTFS20008_dev
  2. Right click the TFS Collection and select New Team Project...:
  3. Type in the name and description of the project into the appropriate fields (put the portfolio in the description if possible). Click Next:
  4. Select the process template applicable to your project. Unless instructed otherwise, you can select the MSF for Agile Software Development v5.0 process template. Click Next:
  5. As of 6 May 2011, SharePoint auto-portal is broken, so select Do not configure a SharePoint site at this time and then click Next:
  6. The instructions that follow are for upgrading a TFS Project with a SharePoint 2010 Portal:
    • Follow the wizard to completion until you see the Team Project Created dialog box. Select Close:
    • Add the Team Project Administrator (usually the person who logged the Service Request) to the project. To do this, right click on the project, select Team Project Settings and then Group Membership...:
    • Open {Your Team Project Name}/Project Administrators group:
    • Select the user or group from the list under the Members tab. Make sure the Windows User or Group radio button is selected, click Add and then OK.
  7. SharePoint
  8. Drop location
    • Make the appropriate folder on \\icstfsdrop\drop and give the project administrator (usually the requester and any others identified in the service request) permissions.
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