You can connect to the Team Foundation Server to manage your build projects.


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


  1. Select Code Stream > Endpoints.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Select Team Foundation Server from the Endpoint Type drop-down menu.
  4. Enter an Team Foundation Server endpoint name and an applicable description.
  5. 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

    Frequency of polling by the external system to determine the progress update or status.

    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.

    You can accept the default setting or select Yes to enable this configuration. The offline creation allows you to create the endpoint when the server is not accessible.

  6. Click Save.

What to do next

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