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Changing Groups and Permissions with TFSSecurity

You can use the TFSSecurity command-line utility to create, modify, and delete groups and users in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, in addition to modifying permissions for groups and users. For information about how to perform these tasks in the user interface, see Configuring Users, Groups, and Permissions.

By default, you can find this utility in Drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010\Tools on the application-tier server or servers for Team Foundation.


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 this page on the Microsoft Web site: User Account Control.

You can use the options in the following table for all commands in this utility.




Displays the command syntax and options for TFSSecurity.

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