Important: The instructions in this post only apply to the Beta2 version of Team Foundation Server 2010. For Beta1, see this post.
If you are upgrading your Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008 to Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta2 and want to enable Lab Management features for your existing projects you will need to follow a set of steps. This blog post covers details about these steps.
So, first upgrade your TFS server. Then you can configure Lab Management using TFS administration console and start using these features for new projects. To enable Lab Management features on existing team projects use the following steps.
Step 1 - Configure Lab Management
You can configure Lab Management by using the administration console for Team Foundation.
Step 2 - Configure Lab Management for the Project Collection hosting upgraded projects
Step 3 - Configure Lab Management for upgraded Team Project(s)
Download the zip file attached to this post, and extract it to a local directory such as C:\Upgrade.
Before you run the script, open “EnableLabManagement.bat” in a text editor and complete the configuration by specifying values for the following:
This script will grant default Lab Management permissions to standard security groups, ex. Readers, Contributors, Project Administrators and Project Collection Administrators.
Rerun the batch file for each existing project, after updating project name in the batch file.
- Vishal Mehrotra
[Edit] - Modified the script as per the updated syntax.