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Status Command (TFSAdminUtil)

Use Status to display the status information about a specified service account on Team Foundation Server.

Required Permissions

To use the Status command, you must be a member of the Team Foundation Administrators group on the Team Foundation application-tier server and a member of the sysadmin group in SQL Server on the Team Foundation data-tier server. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.


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 the Microsoft Web site.

TFSAdminUtil Status [/proxy] account




Name of the account. Must be in domain\user format. For example mylocation\tfssvc.




Specifies that the proxy server status is displayed.

The following example displays the status output for what resources are running under the "myLocation\tfssvc" service account.

>TfsAdminUtil.exe status myLocation\tfssvc