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Managing Users

You can directly add, modify, and remove users to and from a Team Foundation Server. When managing users, you should determine what the users' roles are and what permissions the users need to work within the role. Unlike Team Foundation Server groups, which have preset permissions, you must expressly set permissions when adding individual user accounts. Managing groups is less complex than managing each user individually. Consider adding users to Team Foundation Server groups instead of adding them individually.

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Team Foundation Server Users

Describes situations where you might want to assign permissions directly to a user rather than making the user a member of a group.

How to: View Existing Users

Explains the steps to determine which users and groups are directly associated with a project or with the Team Foundation server.

How to: Add a User

Explains the steps for adding a user account directly to Team Foundation Server.

How to: Modify Permissions for a User

Explains the steps for changing the permissions assigned a user account.

How to: Deactivate or Reactivate a User

Explains the steps for suspending or reinstating a user account.

How to: Remove a User

Explains the steps for completely removing a user account from a Team Foundation Server or a team project.

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