How to: Configure Team Foundation Server By Using the Standard Configuration for Single-Server Installations

You can use the following procedures to configure Visual Studio Team Foundation Server by using the standard configuration. To complete this procedure, you must have a domain account to use as the service account for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSSSERVICE). 

For more information about accounts, see Accounts Required for Installation of Team Foundation Components


If you have accessed the tool by selecting the check box at the end of the installation wizard for Team Foundation Server, you can skip the procedure for accessing the tool from the Start menu.

Required Permissions

To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators security group on the server that is running Team Foundation Server. 

To access the Team Foundation Server Configuration tool from the Start menu

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010, and then click Team Foundation Administration Console.

    The Team Foundation Administration Console appears.

  2. Click Application Tier, and then click Configure Installed Features.

    The Team Foundation Server Configuration tool appears.

To configure Team Foundation Server by using the standard configuration

  1. Click Standard Single Server, and then click Start Wizard.

    The Team Foundation Server Standard Configuration wizard appears.

  2. Read the Welcome screen, and then click Next.

  3. In User Account, type the name of the service account that you want to use for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSSSERVICE).

    This account is also used as the report reader account to create reports (TFSREPORTS).

  4. In Password, type the password for this service account, and then click Next.

  5. Review the information, and then click Next.

    The wizard validates your configuration.

  6. Click Configure.

    The wizard applies configuration settings.

  7. Click Next.

  8. Click Close.

  9. Click Close.

    The Team Foundation Administration Console appears.

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