This TFS tutorial we will disucss, how to fix error TF30177: Team Project Creation Failed which comes when we try to create a New Team Project in Team Foundation Server (TFS) in visual studio 2015.
The error comes as:
TF30177: Team Project Creation Failed
TF30170: The plugin Microsoft.ProjectCreationWizard.WorkItemTracking failed during task Queries from group WorkItemTracking.
Plugin error text: “Object reference not set to an instance of an object.”
The full error looks like below:
TF30177 Team Project Creation Failed
I was trying to create a new team project by navigating to Home -> Project and My Teams -> New Team Project… in the Team Explorer, like below:
The wizard started but in the middle, it gave the above error.
The issue was related to permission. Follow the below steps.
Open the TFS URL in the browser and then go to the Security tab and then add the user to the Administrator group. This looks like below.
Sometimes it may take a couple of minutes to reflect. Restart the visual studio and try again, now it will allow creating labels.
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This tutorial, we learned how to fix error TF30177 Team Project Creation Failed.
Bhawana Rathore is a Microsoft MVP (3 times in Office Apps & Services) and a passionate SharePoint Consultant, having around 10 years of IT experience in the industry, as well as in .Net technologies. She likes to share her technical expertise in EnjoySharePoint.com and SPGuides.com
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