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.

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