This blog post explains how to set the verbosity for the build log from a build definition in TFS 2013.
There are five different levels of verbosity that can be set for the ms build output, from visual studio:
The details of each of the verbosity level is explained here.
In Visual Studio, MSBuild verbosity can be changed from: Tools -- Options -- Projects and Solutions-- Build and Run -- MSBuild project build output verbosity
In TFS 2012, the MSBuild logging verbosity was available a drop – down, within the build definition, in the Basic tab.
This feature is not available in TFS 2013. To change the verbosity for a TFS 2013 build from the build definition, pass the parameter:
/flp:verbosity="<verbosity>" in the MSBuild arguments section, of the Process tab, in the build definition.
Content created by – Sreeraj Rajendran
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