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May 10, 2010

How to update the MSProject Field Mapping in TFS

Filed under: Team foundation server 2010 — Ravendra Mishra @ 1:36 pm

Below are the steps for How to update the MSProject Field Mapping in TFS.

Uploads or downloads the file that defines how fields are mapped between Microsoft Office Project and Team Foundation Server. To use this tool, you must be a member of either the Team Foundation Administrators group or the Project Administrators group for the team project that you specify.

Usage: TFSFieldMapping upload | download /collection:CollectionURI /teamproject:ProjectName /mappingfile:MappingFile

upload Uploads the field mapping file for the team project that you
specify.
download Downloads the field mapping file for the team project that you
specify.
CollectionURI The URI of the team project collection. http://ServerName:Port/VirtualDirectoryName/CollectionName.

Below are the example steps:

1. Download the MS Project field mapping file from TFS:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE>tfsfieldmapping  download /collection:”http://serverName:8080/tfs/tfs support” /teamproject:”tfs testing” /mappingfile:”c:\FileMapping.xml”

2. Update and save FileMapping.xml

3. Upload the MS Project field mapping file to TFS:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE>tfsfieldmapping  upload /collection:”http://serverName:8080/tfs/tfs support” /teamproject:”tfs testing” /mappingfile:”c:\FileMapping.xml”

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2 Comments »

  1. thank you sir .. this procedure works like a charm!

    Comment by hudsonhawk31 — January 17, 2012 @ 5:43 pm | Reply

  2. excellent…nice and easy!

    Comment by henry — May 15, 2012 @ 6:49 am | Reply


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