TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

How to manually install TFS Extensions for SharePoint

January 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · TFS Administration, Troubleshooting TFS

Warning: In regular cases you should install the TFS Extensions for SharePoint as described here and do not follow the steps in this blog post.

Error Message:

The Microsoft.TeamFoundation.SharePoint.wsp did not get deployed to the SharePoint Products server.  This web service is deployed to SharePoint as part of this package.


  • Solution 1 (preferred): Install TFS Extensions for SharePoint and run the wizard (from TFS Admin Console).
  • Solution 2: Manually deploy required solutions to your SharePoint servers.
    (Detailed steps can be found here).

Short summary of manual steps:

  1. Locate .WSP files (default folder: "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010\Tools\Templates")
  2. Locate stsadm.exe (default folder: “%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\BIN)
  3. Upload .WSP files to SharePoint using:
    stsadm.exe -o addsolution -filename Filename.wsp
  4. Deploy Solutions (using Central Administration > Solution Management)


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