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Command-line tools for TFS

You can perform many management and configuration tasks for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server at an elevated command prompt. You can also use command-line tools to perform tasks for version control and build. As an alternative, you can use the administration console for Team Foundation to manage and configure your deployment of Team Foundation Server.

Managing server configuration with TFSConfig

Describes the options and parameters of TFSConfig, a command-line tool that you can use to review and manage configuration settings for Team Foundation Server.

Configuring Lab Management with TFSLabConfig

Describes the options and parameters of TFSLabConfig, a command-line tool that you can use to manage the lab service provide by Visual Studio Lab Management.

Changing groups and permissions with TFSSecurity

Describes the options and parameters of TFSSecurity, a command-line tool that you can use to review and manage objects, application groups, users, and permissions for Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

Use Team Foundation version control commands

You can use version control commands to do nearly all tasks you can do in Visual Studio, and also several tasks that can’t be done in Visual Studio. You can use the tf.exe tool to run version control commands from a command prompt or within a script.

Customize and manage the test experience [tcm and Microsoft Test Manager]

By using the tcm bugfieldmapping command-line tool, you can import and export a mapping file to the team project. If you use this file, a tester can automatically create a work item for a code defect that was found by using Microsoft Test Manager.

Delete a team project [TFSDeleteProject]

Describes the options and parameters of TFSDeleteProject, a command-line tool that you can use to delete a team project.

Map integration components [TfsAdmin ProjectServer]

Describes the options and parameters of TfsAdmin ProjectServer, a command-line tool that you can use to configure the integration of TFS and Project Server.

Upload or Download the Microsoft Project Mapping File [TFSFieldMapping]

Describes the options and parameters of TFSFieldMapping, a command-line tool that you can use to upload or download the file that maps fields in Microsoft Project. By editing this file, you can customize how fields are defined for work items that are stored in Team Foundation and that are mapped to fields that are defined for Microsoft Project.  

witAdmin: Customize and manage objects for tracking work

Describes the options and parameters of witAdmin, a command-line tool that you can use to extend the capabilities of Visual Studio ALM. You can also use this tool to customize your processes by modifying and administering objects that help you track work items.

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