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Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to

Book Description

Successfully perform and understand how to integrate your Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

  • Learn to plan and successfully implement your Team Foundation Server and Project Server integration

  • Easily install or upgrade your Team Foundation Server extensions for Project Server

  • Understand and implement permissions to ensure security

  • Easily perform fundamental management of integration

In Detail

Developers and project managers managing large software development projects often find themselves at odds during the course of a project. This usually ends with the developers feeling they are wasting time sending status updates, and the project managers feeling that they aren’t getting all the information they need to satisfy stakeholders. It doesn't have to be that way!

Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to, is a practical format that walks you through what you need to know to get two of Microsoft’s most popular products for managing team productivity integrated. We boil down the complex parts to deliver just what you need to know to get started today.

The book takes you through the planning, setup, and configuration of Team Foundation Server Extensions for Project Server. Step-by-step instructions are provided with enough detail to get you started without burdening you with a ton of background information.

Learn the basics of how to manage the integration as well as a few helpful tips on establishing a test environment, and the basics of how to integrate these server-based technologies.

You will learn everything you need to know to get started with planning, installing, and managing the integration.

Table of Contents

  1. Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to
    1. Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to
    2. Credits
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Reviewer
    5. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Downloading the example code
        2. Errata
        3. Piracy
        4. Questions
    7. 1. Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Server 2010 Integration How-to
      1. Planning for a successful integration (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. A time saver for your test installations
          2. Active Directory – Highly recommended for production installations
          3. SharePoint Authentication mode
          4. Backup
      2. Installing integration (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more...
          1. Extension versions must match
          2. 64-bit machines now required
          3. No remapping needed
          4. No additional Client Access License (CAL) needed
          5. Note for upgraders from TFS2010
      3. Configuration of initial permissions (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more...
      4. Initial integration configuration (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
          1. Integration
      5. Permissions and security (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
          1. There's more...
            1. Logon permission for services
            2. Service account permissions
      6. Managing Project Server integration (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
      7. Sources of Additional Information
        1. Service account change during upgrade
        2. A handy SQL permissions script
        3. Where to look for more information