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This page contains descriptions of the fields and options available when setting up a VCS root using Microsoft Team Foundation Server:

Team Explorer of the same version as the Team Foundation Server you use should be installed on TeamCity server, or on the build agent, if you prefer to use build agent checkout.
Option Description
Team Foundation Server Url Specify here the Team Foundation Server URL in the following format:

When using TFS 2010, it is also possible to specify the URL as follows:

User Name Specify the name of the user on the Team Foundation Server. This can be a domain name or a name of the user where the Team Foundation Server is installed.
Password Enter the password of the user entered above.
Root Specify the root using the following format:
$<project name><project catalogue>

Changes Checking Interval

Option Description
Checking interval Select here how often TeamCity should check for VCS changes. By default the global predefined server setting is used, that can be modified at the Administration > Server Configuration page. The interval's time starts being counted as soon as the last VCS server poll is finished. Here you can specify here custom interval for the current VCS root.
Some public servers can block access if polled frequently.

VCS Root Sharing

Option Description
VCS Root Sharing Enable this option to use this VCS root in other projects or build configurations. See Shared VCS Roots for more information.


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