The Ramblings of Two Microsoft .NET Developers, TFS, and Visual Studio ALM Guys --- "Yes, we are both named Ed."

Work Item Workflow Transition, Server Level Security Group



 

When creating a transition between states you may want to use a "Server" level security group for the "For" and/or "Not". Taking a first stab at doing this you will probably do as the screen shot below.

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When you go to validate this you will get the error shown in the screen shot below. You might even bang your head a couple times trying to figure out what the deal is. :) TF26171

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The correct way to specify a SERVER security group is shown in the screen shot below

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Ed K.

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Tuesday, February 02, 2010 1:17:24 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Thank you, this post really (not literraly) saved me ;-)
where did you find that server groups must be prefixed as GLOBAL? i found it only here.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010 6:03:05 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
No problem at all! I'm glad it helped out.

It's something that I had to ask the product group to get an answer for a while back... It should be in the MSDN documentation now as an annotation if I recall correctly.
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