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How to: Set Contributor Permissions for Windows SharePoint Services

Visual Studio 2005

To add a person in the Team Project Contributor role, you must set permissions in Team Foundation Server groups, Windows SharePoint Services groups, and Reporting Services groups. In this topic, you will learn how to set permissions in Windows SharePoint Services for a Team Project Contributor.

Required Permissions

To perform this procedure, you must be either a member of the Windows SharePoint Server Site Administrators group, a member of the SharePoint Administration group, or a member of the Administrators group on the Team Foundation application-tier server. For more information about permissions, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

To add a member to the Windows SharePoint Services Contributor group

  1. Start Visual Studio and in Team Explorer, connect to Team Foundation Server.

  2. Right-click the team project node, and then click Show Project Portal.

  3. Click Site Settings, and then click Manage Users.

  4. Click Add Users.

  5. In Step 1: Choose Users, add the Windows logon name for the person to whom you want to grant site-wide administration permissions.

  6. In Step 2: Choose Site Groups, select Contributor, and then click Next.

  7. In Step 3: Confirm Users, add the e-mail address of the user.

  8. In Step 4: Send E-mail, select whether to automatically send the user an e-mail.

  9. Click Finish.

Besides completing this procedure, you must also grant contributor permissions on Team Foundation Server and Reporting Services to add a person in the Team Project Contributor role. For more information about these procedures, see How to: Set Contributor Permissions for Team Foundation Server and How to: Set Contributor Permissions for Reporting Services.

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