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Configure Team Foundation Server Extensions for SharePoint Products

If SharePoint Products is not installed on the server that is running Team Foundation Server, you have a remote portal. If you have a remote portal, you must install and configure the Team Foundation Server Extensions for SharePoint Products on the remote portal.

If you have multiple servers in a web farm, you must install and configure the extensions on every application-tier and web-tier server in the farm. After you install the extensions, you must perform this configuration procedure on each server. An error message might appear during configuration asking you to verify that the extensions have been installed on every server in the farm. You can safely ignore this error. After the extensions have been installed and configured on every server, this error stops.

Tip Tip

You can access the Team Foundation Server Configuration tool from the Start menu by launching Team Foundation Server Administration Console, choosing Extensions for SharePoint Products, and then choosing Configure Installed Features.

Required permissions

To follow this procedure, you must be a member of the Farm administrators group on the SharePoint administration site.

To configure Team Foundation Server Extensions for SharePoint Products

  1. In the Team Foundation Server Configuration tool, choose Configure Extensions for SharePoint Products and then choose Start Wizard.

    The Team Foundation Server SharePoint Extensions Configuration wizard appears.

  2. Read the Welcome screen, and choose Next.

  3. If SharePoint Products is installed, skip to the next step. If SharePoint is not installed, take these steps:

    1. Choose the big Install SharePoint Foundation 2013 button. When the install finishes, choose Next.

    2. Type the name of the SQL Server or named instance that will host the configuration databases for SharePoint Foundation 2013.

    3. Type a user account and password for the service account for SharePoint.

      For more information, see Accounts required for installation of Team Foundation Server

  4. On the Review page, review the settings and choose Next to let the wizard validate your configuration.

  5. Choose Configure.

    The wizard applies configuration settings. This process might take several minutes.

  6. Choose Next, Close, Close.

The Team Foundation Server Administration Console appears.

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