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This tab of the Team Test action configures Team Explorer related options that apply to the action.


Publish server: Publish results to the operational store of the specified server (optional).  The correct format for the server depends on whether the Team Foundation Server has been registered on the client computer:

If the Team Foundation Server is not registered on the client computer, use the URI that identifies the Team Foundation Server. For example, http://OurTFSMachine:8080.
If the Team Foundation Server computer is registered, use a shortened form, namely: OurTFSMachine.


Publish build ID: Publish test results using the build ID (optional). To publish test data, specify the number of a build that has completed. A build number has the following format, which reflects the time it occurred: MMDDYY_HHMMSS_nnnnn. To know which builds are available, perform the following steps:


1.Open Visual Studio and connect to a Team Foundation Server.
2.Open the team project.
3.Expand the nodes for the team project, for Public Builds, and for the build configuration name to display the names of builds that have completed. To obtain the build number, perform the following steps:
4.In the Test Results window, click Publish. Note: The Publish button is enabled only when test run results are displayed in the Test Results window.
5.In the Publish dialog box, select a build from the drop-down list and then click OK. Note the name of the build you selected. If the test results publish successfully, use the name of this build as the build ID.


Publish results file: Enter or browse to the results filename to publish tests that were run previously (optional). To publish the results of the current run using the default name, leave this field blank.


Team Project: The name of the Team Project to which the build belongs.


Platform: The platform of the build against which to publish test results (an example is "x86").


Flavor: The flavor of the build against which to publish test results (an exampleis "Release").


Test configuration management ID: Test configuration management ID to associate with the published run (optional).  Use only with Publish server option.


Test configuration management name: Test configuration management name to associate with the published run (optional).  Use only with Publish server option.