Visual Studio Team System Web Access 2008 SP1 Power Tool Community Technology Preview

    Team System Web Access (formerly known as TeamPlain) is a Web interface to Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server.
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        Team System Web Access is a free download that will be incorporated into a future release of Visual Studio Team System. You may install it with licensed installations of Team Foundation Server. You must be a licensed user of Team Foundation Server to use Team System Web Access.


        • NEW: Single instance with multiple languages
        • NEW: Direct links to new work items with initial values
        • NEW: Share ad-hoc work item queries
        • NEW: Shelveset viewer
        • NEW: Improved search support
        • Direct links to work items, query results, diffs, change sets and more
        • Display custom controls on work item forms

        • View queued builds, queue new builds

        • Add new work items or edit existing ones

        • Work with any type of work item, including custom ones

        • Add new work item queries or edit existing ones

        • View, download, upload, check-in and check-out documents on SharePoint team portal

        • View reports, export as PDF or Excel

        • Browse source control repositories, download files, view changesets, diffs, histories, and annotated views

        • View build results, start or stop builds

        • Search for keywords in work items

    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008


        • Internet Information Services 6 or above with ASP.NET 2.0

        • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Explorer


        • Internet Explorer 6 or above, or Mozilla Firefox 1 or above

      • Installing on the Team Foundation Server Application Tier

        • Install Team Explorer 2008.

        • Download and run TeamSystemWebAccess.msi and follow the instructions.

        • During the installation, you can configure Team System Web Access to use Integrated Windows authentication (only available when installing on the Team Foundation Server application tier).

        Installing on a Remote Server

        When Team System Web Access is installed on a remote server, it is not possible to use Integrated Windows authentication, so you will need to use Forms-based authentication. It is recommended to configure the Team System Web Access site to use SSL when using Forms-based authentication.

        • Install IIS 6 (Windows 2003) or IIS 7 (Windows Server 2008).

        • Install .NET Framework 2.0 and enable ASP.NET 2.0 on IIS Web service extensions.

        • Install Team Explorer 2008.

        • Download and run TeamSystemWebAccess.msi and follow the instructions.