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TfsConfigurationServer Constructor (Uri, IdentityDescriptor)

Initializes a new instance of the TfsConfigurationServer object.

Namespace:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.dll)

public TfsConfigurationServer(
	Uri uri,
	IdentityDescriptor identityToImpersonate


Type: System.Uri
The universal resource identifier (URI) of the server that is running Team Foundation Server.
Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Framework.Client.IdentityDescriptor
The identity to impersonate.

To run code that uses this constructor, the process must have the "Make requests on behalf of others" permission. For more information about impersonation, see Acting on Behalf of Another User (Impersonation).

// Connect to Team Foundation Server
//     server is the name of the server that is running the Team Foundation application-tier. 
//     port is the port that Team Foundation uses. The default port is 8080. 
//     vdir is the virtual path to the Team Foundation application. The default path is tfs. 
Uri tfsUri = (args.Length < 1) ? 
new Uri("http://server:port/vdir") : new Uri(args[0]); 

// Connect to the server without impersonation
TfsConfigurationServer baseUserConnection = new TfsConfigurationServer(tfsUri);

// Get the identity management service
IIdentityManagementService ims = baseUserConnection.GetService<IIdentityManagementService>();

// Get the identity to impersonate
TeamFoundationIdentity identity = ims.ReadIdentity(IdentitySearchFactor.AccountName, @"DOMAIN\user",
   MembershipQuery.None, ReadIdentityOptions.None); 

// Connect using the impersonated identity
TfsConfigurationServer impersonatedConnection = new TfsConfigurationServer(tfsuri, 

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