8.3.10 Connect to Team Foundation Service

Pre-Condition: You need to install Microsoft Team Explorer 2012 and the latest Visual Studio 2012 Update in order for qTest Explorer to integrate with Team Foundation Service.

qTest Explorer currently supports TFS version 2008, 2010, 2012 and Team Foundation Service.

  1. Select "Team Foundation Service" tracker type, enter connection name, Web Service URL, and login information.

  2. Click the Test Connection button to test the connection. You will receive a confirmation message if the connection is established successfully.

  3. Click Save to save settings for subsequent use. The connection is saved and listed on the Settings screen and on Submit dropdown list. To submit the defect to TFService, refer to Submit Defect to Team Foundation Service for details.

*** Enable basic authentication from Team Foundation Service

In order for qTest Explorer to connect to Team Foundation Service using username and password, you must enable basic authentication from Team Foundation Service

  1. Login to Team Foundation Service using your web browser

  2. Click on your profile name then select 'My profile'

  3. Click on your CREDENTIALS tab then click on 'Enable alternate credentials' link

  4. Enter password to be used to connect to Team Foundation Service from qTest Explorer

  5. Click 'Save changes' to save your settings.