/gud Command
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/gud Command

Use /gud to change the description for a server-level group.

Required Permissions

To use the /gud command, you must be a member of the Team Foundation Administrators group. 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.

TFSSecurity /gud groupidentity groupdescription /server:servername




Specifies the group identity. For more information on valid identity specifiers, see TFSSecurity Identity and Output Specifiers.


Specifies the new description for the group.


Required. Specifies the name of the application tier server.

Run this command on the local application tier computer.

The following example associates the description "Product support for the winery IT department" with the group "Coho Winery Product Support."

>TFSSecurity /gud "Coho Winery Product Support" "Product support for the winery IT department" /server:MyATServer
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