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Installing TFS Build Service (Controller and Agents on the same machine)


The following steps installs TFS build service and configure the controller and the build agent on the build machine as illustrated on the following figure

  1. Run TFS installation on the build server
  2. Select Team Foundation Build Service
  3. Click Install
  4. When the installation is done
    1. Check Launch Team Foundation Server Configuration tool
    2. Click Configure
  5. Click Start Wizard
  6. Click Next
  7. On the Select a Team Project Collection,
    1. Click the Browse button
    2. On the Connect to Team Project Collection, click servers button
    3. On the add/remove Team Foundation Server click Add
    4. On Add Team Foundation Server, add your server information
    5. Click OK
    6. Click Close on add/remove Team Foundation Server
    7.  

    8. Click Connect button on the Connect to Team Project Collection window
    9. Click next

     

  8. On the Configure Team Foundation Build Service
    1. Check Use default settings, I noticed that the number of build agents maps to the number of CPU cores the build machine has
    2. Click Next
  9. On the Configure Build Machine window
    1. By default the Use a system account “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM” is selected. Change the value to “NT AUTHORITY\ NETWORK SERVICE”
    2. Click Next
  10. On the Confirm Settings Before Proceeding
    1. Click Verify
    2. There shouldn’t be any errors

    3. Click Configure
  11. On the Configuration Process window, click Next
  12.  

  13. Click Close

  • Click Close button to close the setup window
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