Continuous integration using Team Foundation Server 2012 express edition – Application tier configuration

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This post is about configuring TFS 2012 Express. Here is the TFS Object model.

Team Foundation Object Model

Team Foundation Object Model

Once you install TFS Express 2012, you can access the Team Foundation Server Administration Console from All Programs > Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012. The window will be like this.

Team Foundation Server Administration Console

Team Foundation Server Administration Console

First we need to configure Application Tier. The Start Wizard button will launch the Application tier configuration Wizard, like this. As I have pre-installed SQL Server Express, the configuration was using the same sql server instance.

Application Tier Configuration wizard

Application Tier Configuration wizard

The Verify button will validate your system is ready to configure or not. If your system is ready to configure, will show a screen like this.

System verification successful

System verification successful

After verification is successful, you can click Configure button to start the configuration. After configuration completed, you will get a screen like this.

Configuration completed

Configuration completed

Clicking on next button of configuration completed screen will show TFS Application server details, like this.

Application server details

Application server details

Clicking on the Team Foundation server url will open the local web interface. Like this.

Team Foundation Server - Web UI

Team Foundation Server – Web UI

We have completed the Application tier configuration.

Happy Programming :)