I am attemping to get SharePoint Portal integrations on Team Foundation Server 2010 x86 running with a standard single server installation on a WinServer w SP2. I can provide any and all information but I believe there is a permissions issue somewhere.


[2012-08-06 23:23:54Z][Error] TF252031: A SharePoint site could not be created for the team project collection. The following error occurred: TF250034: An access grant could not be found between Team Foundation Server and the SharePoint Web application that you specified. The Team Foundation Server ID is: db1d4655-f543-4709-b8e9-306410088558. The SharePoint Web application is: 'http://prod01/sites/test6.'

You must grant access for the Web application in the Team Foundation Administration Console. I also noticed in the Central Administration site there is a server service, "Windows SharePoint Services Search ", not running. When trying to start the service I'm directed to a service configuration page that I have filled 100x using domain credentials for the service account (same username for both the service account and the content access account, windows authentication for the SQL account)

I receive the following error:

"Error SPSearch (_tfssvcprod) Troubleshoot issues with Windows SharePoint Services. " which is not particularly helpful. I am not sure how to proceed at this point.

  • I am resposting this question from SharePoint StackExchange because I am not sure the problem is related to SharePoint specifically. It seems more of an IIS issue. – sammarcow Aug 7 '12 at 14:28
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It pretty much tells you what you have to do:

You must grant access for the Web application in the Team Foundation Administration Console

The Search Service is simply a search indexer and provider and has nothing to do with TFS.

Here is the relevant page on MSDN for how to grant access to the Web app:


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