Do you verify that your server meets the minimum requirements?
  v1.0 Posted at 13/08/2015 1:25 AM by Ben Cull

Whenever you upgrade software, it's a good idea to make sure that your system meets the requirements for the newer version. This is particularly important for server applications like Team Foundation Server.

​If you're upgrading from TFS 2013 Update 4 to TFS 2015, there is a small difference in system requirements. Make sure that your system meets the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 RC system requirements:

Server Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011

Client Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10 Technical Preview

Hardware Requirements

  • 2.2 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB or more RAM
  • 8 GB or more of available hard disk space


The old TFS 2013 Update 4 requirements are available at the following location: Description of Visual Studio 2013 Update 4.

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