FIPS is not supported for Team Foundation Server 2010

The information in this article applies to:

  • Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010

  • Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008¬†

  • All servers in the deployment of Team Foundation

  • Team Foundation Server Complete Health Check

The Best Practices Analyzer tool for Team Foundation Server queries the following registry keys to determine whether you have enabled the security policy for Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS):

  • On Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\FIPSAlgorithmPolicy\Enabled

  • On Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\FIPSAlgorithmPolicy

Team Foundation Server does not support FIPS. To resolve this issue, set the appropriate registry key for your operating system to 0. For more information, see the following page on the Microsoft website: FIPS is not support with Team Foundation Server 2010.

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