TFS logs both the activity and the job execution data in the backend database. TFS has a built-in job agent that runs on the application tier and logs diagnostic information about jobs and processes. Having visibility of poor performing and failed jobs, along with diagnostic information, helps narrow down potential problems faster. The diagnostics page in TFS comprises of Activity logs and Job Monitoring logs. In this recipe, you'll learn how to use the diagnostics page in TFS.
To use the diagnostics page, you need to be a member of the TFS Administrators Group. Validate access by browsing