Can we connect to TFVC Server Workspace in Azure Dev Ops without Visual Studio

Vivek Devalkar 122 Reputation points
2023-03-01T21:48:39.1666667+00:00

We have a TFVC server workspace setup currently in Azure DevOps and need a new employee to be able to access it to check-in and check out files from the code repository.  

The employee doesn't need any other functions in Visual Studio so we wanted to see if we could avoid getting a Visual Studio Subscription just for this. 

Is there a simple/alternate way to do that other than:-

a. Moving entire source code to a git repository

b. Converting to a local workspace

c. Installing Visual Studio 2019 or above

Note: We've already tried Visual Studio Code along with the Azure Repos extension but that says "No remote repositories found", I assume because it does not support TFVC in  server workspace mode. 

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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 25,551 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-03-02T09:18:58.3633333+00:00

    Hi @Anonymous ,

    For your issue, you can ask in the dedicated Azure DevOps forum over here:

    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/report?space=21&entry=problem

    Thanks for your understanding.

    Sincerely,

    Anna


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