How to: Configure Team Foundation Server Proxy Using the Team Foundation Server Configuration Tool

You can use the procedures in this topic to configure Team Foundation Server Proxy.


You can skip the first procedure if you opened the Team Foundation Server Configuration tool by selecting the check box at the end of the Team Foundation Server installation.

Required Permissions

To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Administrators security group on the server on which you are configuring Team Foundation Server Proxy. 

To open 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 Proxy Server, and then click Configure Installed Features.

    The Team Foundation Server Configuration tool appears.

To configure Team Foundation Server Proxy by using Team Foundation Server Configuration tool

  1. Click Team Foundation Server Proxy Configuration, and then click Start Wizard.

    The Team Foundation Server Proxy Configuration wizard appears.

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

  3. Under Service Account, click Use a system account to use Network Service or Use a user account to use a domain or local account. If you are using a user account, you must type the password. To test the user account and password combination, you can optionally click Test.

    Network Service is the default value for this service account (TFSPROXY).

  4. Under Authentication Method, click NTLM to use NTLM authentication or Negotiate (Kerberos) to first attempt Kerberos authentication, the more secure option, and if that fails, fall back to NTLM. Click Next.

    NTLM is the default value.

  5. In Port, accept the default value of 8081 or type a different port number for connections to Team Foundation Server Proxy.

    8081 is the default value.

  6. In Cache Root Directory, accept the default value, or type the path of a different location in which to store cache files.

    The default value is Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 10.0\Version Control Proxy\Web Services\_tfs_data

    Drive is the letter of the drive on which you want to store cache files. You can specify a mapped network drive.

  7. Click Next.

  8. On the Review page, review the settings, and then click Next.

    The wizard validates your configuration.

  9. Click Configure.

    The wizard applies configuration settings.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Click Close.

  12. Click Close.

    The Team Foundation Administration Console appears.

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