The installation of Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server (TFS) uses an ini-file located on the installation DVD to determine the TFS related settings, e.g. SQL Server port and TFS Web Service port. When you need custom settings, you need a modified ini-file and reference that file when starting the installation of TFS 2008. It’s not needed to copy the whole installation DVD to an other location.
To install TFS 2008 with custom settings, use the following procedure:
- Copy the msiproperty.ini file located on the TFS DVD’s \AT\ folder and copy it to a temporary location.
- Modify the msipropery.ini, change the contents to your specific settings.
- Start a command prompt, navigate to the TFS DVDs \AT\ folder and run the command: