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Upgrading TFS 2012 to TFS 2017

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  • I have TFS 2012 with database server of 2012 Enterprise.   I would like to upgrade to TFS 2017 with a database server of 2016 standard.  

    Any suggestions and/OR article on how to proceed to ensure a seamless upgrade process?


    C# Developer

    Monday, April 10, 2017 8:54 PM

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  • The upgrade guide can be found here: https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/docs/setup-admin/tfs/upgrade/get-started What features do you have? e.g. reporting, SharePoint, project integrartion?

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 5:40 AM
  • I don't have any integration such as SSRS or Project integration however  I do have minimal SharePoint integration which is not really used.   

    I am looking to take advantage of the Build Integration feature for TFS 2017. 


    C# Developer

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 5:30 PM
  • Then it is just plain upgrade/migration as described in the above link
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 4:55 AM
  • Hi hhoward,

    Thank you for posting here.

    You need to in-place upgrade your SQL Server version from 2012 to 2016 before you upgrade the TFS2017. After that run the upgrade wizard in TFS, you could refer to the following link for more detailed information:

    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/rob/2016/12/22/upgrading-from-tfs-2013-to-tfs-2017/

    Best Regards

    Limitxiao Gao


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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:56 AM
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  • I am wanting to do the same thing, however, I am using Reporting Services and SharePoint integration.  Is there an upgrade plan for including these services as well?

    Thanks.

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:15 PM