Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) – Visual Studio 2012

Best Practice Analyzer (BPA) one of the tool that included in Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Power Tools, this tool used to analyze different components of TFS as the following:

  • Team Foundation Server Complete Health Check
  • Team Foundation Server Framework Health Check
  • Team Foundation Server Warehouse Health Check
  • Team Foundation Server Build Health Check
  • Visual Studio Lab Management Health Check
  • SharePoint Products Health Check
  • Project Server Configuration Health Check
  • Project Server Synchronization Engine Health Check
  • Visual Studio Client Health Check

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We can use BPA or Best Practices Analyzer for different scenarios, for example, check existing installation to enhance it’s deployment, before upgrade or configure new components of existing environment, it will also help us to gather a lot of information quickly and from one place because it get all the need information from registry, WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation), DB, SharePoint and other components.

Start Best Practices Analyzer (BPA)

Run Best Practices Analyzer
Select the check type

Rule Checking Performed by the Best Practices Analyzer Tool
Run the scan

During Best Practices Analyzer Scan
The scan completed

Scan Completed by Best Practices Analyzer
Analyze the issues and solve them, get the info that you need to take the needed decision.

Critical Issues by Best Practices Analyzer
Get information from issue in order to to solve it.

Invistegate Issues in Best Practices Analyzer
Get information from info in order to collect the current configuration and status.

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