Upgrading Team Foundation Server 2005 via Volume License


Received a question today from somebody trying to upgrade their Team Foundation Server 2005 from trial to the full version.  In this case they are trying to use their volume license.  Included below is the table for upgrading Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2005 trial and Team Foundation Server work group edition (wge) to full versions both for volume licensed (vl) and full packaged product retail(FPP)


 
























User Has Installed


If they Purchased via VL


If they Purchased via FPP


TFS 180 Trial


Call PSS for Product Key,


No Un/Reinstall required


Enter FPP Product Key


No Un/Re-Install required


TFS WGE


Call PSS for Product Key,


No Un/Reinstall required


N/A – No FPP available


VSTS Trial


Un/Re-install Required,


Keys N/A


Enter FPP Product Key


No Un/Re-Install required


VS Pro Trial


Un/Re-install Required,


Keys N/A


Enter FPP Product Key


No Un/Re-Install required


Note: if you are trying to upgrade Team Foundation Server 2008 make sure and check out Brian Harry’s blog post on this topic:  How do I upgrade to TFS 2008?


Brian Keller also has a whitepaper on this topic due out any time now!

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