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/i Command

Use /i to display identity information of a specified group on Team Foundation Server.

Required Permission

To use the /i command, you must be a member of the Team Foundation Administrators security group. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.


Even if you are logged on with administrative credentials, you must open an elevated Command Prompt to perform this function on a server that is running Windows Server 2008. To open an elevated Command Prompt, click Start, right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as Administrator. For more information, see the Microsoft Web site.

TFSSecurity /i identity /server:servername




Specifies the identity of the user or the application group. For more information on the identity specifiers, see TFSSecurity Identity and Output Specifiers.


Required. Specifies the name of the application tier server.

Run this command on the local application tier computer.

The /i command of the TFSSecurity command-line utility displays information about each group within the application tier of the Team Foundation Server. It does not display any membership information.

The following example displays identity information for the "Team Foundation Administrators" group.

>tfssecurity /i "Team Foundation Administrators" /server:MyATServer 

Sample output:

Resolving identity "Team Foundation Administrators"...



Identity type: Team Foundation Server application group
   Group type: AdministrativeApplicationGroup
Project scope: Server scope
 Display name: Team Foundation Administrators
  Description: Members of this application group can perform all privileged operations on the server.

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