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Quick Step-by-Step Installation Guide for Team Foundation Server – Single Server Mode

If you are thinking that you have all the installation requirements for Team Foundation Server, to avoid surprises, check them again: In a clean installation of Windows Server 2003, install all the components in the order that they are listed here: – First of all, the complete enviorenment of TFS in a single-server mode must be in 32bits.– Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or SP2 (R2 optional): Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter editions supported.– Internet Information Services 6.0 with ASP.NET enabled (and no support to Front Page Extensions, they are incompatible with Sharepoint). In addition, IIS must have a default web site.– SQL Server 2005 SP1 or SP2 Standard or Enterprise Edition as the default instance of SQL Server *. If you are not planning to install SP1 on your SQL 2005, the hotfix KB912838 is required for TFS installation.– .Net Framework 2.0 with the hotfix KB913393 installed.– Windows Sharepoint Services 2.0 with SP2. Server-farm type of installation **.– If you are using a firewall check that the appropriate ports are open *. IMPORTANT: The hotfixes for SQL 2005 and .Net Framework you may find it in TFS installation media. You probably may have problems finding the .Net Framework hotfix over the Internet. * For a complete reference and all the components needed to SQL 2005 installation and the ports needed to TFS take a look to the TFS Installation guide at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E54BF6FF-026B-43A4-ADE4-A690388F310E&displaylang=en** Download Sharepoint Services 2.0 SP2 at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=55087. Do […]

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