You can connect to the Team Foundation Server plug-in to manage version control, track defects and work items, and manage your build projects.


Verify that you have installed and configured Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 or 2015.


  1. Select Administration > Orchestration Configuration > Endpoints.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Select Team Foundation Server (Code Stream) from the Plug-in drop-down menu and click Next.
  4. Enter an Team Foundation Server endpoint name and an applicable description.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter the Team Foundation Server configuration details.



    Team Foundation Server Instance Name

    Enter the Team Foundation Server instance name.

    For example, qe-tfs-test

    User Credentials

    User name and password for the Team Foundation Server.

    Domain Name

    Domain name for the Team Foundation Server.

    If the Team Foundation Server is not in a domain, you can use the Windows server host name.


    Enter the host URL as protocol://host:port/tfs.

    For example, or

    Polling Interval

    Time that the task must wait to check the progress.

    Offline Creation

    Require a validation and certificate acceptance when the endpoint is created.

    You can accept the default setting or select Yes from the drop-down menu to enable this configuration.

    TFS Server Version

    Select the TFS Server version as 2013 or 2015.

    Your selection of the TFS Server Version is validated and a you will notice an error message if you select an incorrect version.

  7. Click Add.
  8. Select the Code Stream tab in vRealize Automation to continue with the task configuration.

What to do next

Create a provision task to use this endpoint in the release pipeline. See the Using vRealize Code Stream guide.