Install the Team Foundation Server Plug-in for Eclipse


 

You must install the Team Foundation Server plug-in before you can use it in your development processes.  This blog shows step by step procedure on how to install Team Foundation Server Plug-in for Eclipse.

NOTE: You might have previously installed the Teamprise plug-in for Team Foundation Server . If so, you might consider whether to update projects that are associated with the Teamprise plug-in to instead be associated with the Team Foundation Server plug-in for Eclipse.

Below are the steps to install Team Foundation Server Plug-in for Eclipse.

1. Open Eclipse. Go to Help > Install new Software.

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2. The Install Dialogue Box appears.

a. To install from ARCHIVE

Type the Name as Local Team Explorer plug-in archive.

Under the Locations Click Archive and browse through the TFSEclipsePlugin-UpdateSiteArchive-11.0.0.1306 file which you had downloaded. Click Ok.

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b. You can also install the Team Foundation server plug-in from the UPDATE SITE.

Enter Name : TFS plug-in for Eclipse

Location : http://dl.microsoft.com/eclipse/tfs

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3. In the list of features in the Install dialog box, select the check box that corresponds to Team Explorer Everywhere.

Click Next

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4. Accept the Microsoft Terms and Conditions.

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5. You must restart Eclipse when prompted.

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You have successfully installed Team Foundation server plug-in in Eclipse.

 

Content created by – Aparna Chinya Ramachandra
Content reviewed by – Chandra Sekhar Viswanadha


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