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In last post we discussed an introduction of build+deploy+test with TFS 2015 and Selenium. In this post, we will discuss the environment pre-requisite and configuration required for build+deploy+test workflow with TFS 2015 and selenium.


The architecture of our build+deploy+test workflow will look something like this

Source: Microsoft

For Server 2012 R2 On-prem setup

  • TFS 2015
  • SQL Server 2014
  • Windows Server R2 (With Service Pack prefered)
  • .NET 4.6.1

For Distributed Setup (Hyper-V)

  • Active Directory setup
  • DHCP enabled
  • DNS (Domain naming Server)
  • Hyper-V ready
  • Windows 8.1 as Guest machine in Hyper-V
  • Setup network with Windows 8.1 (make sure you have internet connectivity requires for installing Test Agent)
  • .NET 4.6.1 for Test Agent 2015 update 1 installation
  • Enable-PSRemoting in powershell for remote execution
  • Setup firewall to have communication with server
  • Enable ports in Firewall inbound rules
  • Install IIS, SQL Server express
Here is the complete video of the above discussion Thanks for reading the post and watching the video!!! Please leave your comments and let me know if there is anything I should update in this post. Thanks, Karthik KK

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