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Project Description

This command line tool destroy completely all deleted build , she was deleted by:

  • TFS build retention
  • Manually

Raison for use

For clean TFS data : the build information's takes lot of data in the tfs database


Visual studio 2013 or Visual studio 2012, view tab documentation for configuration 

How use it


In cmd windows command line or batch execute  TFSBuildDestroyCleaner.exe with parameters:

Required parameters :

-c : the tfs url collection, example : -c "http://tfsserver:8080/tfs/defaultcollection

-t : the name of the team project

-b : the name of the build definition, name or * for all builds definition

Examples :

  • for one build definition : -b "mybuild"
  • for all builds definitions in the team project : -b "*" 

Optional parameters :

-f : force the clean within the confirmation message

--help : view the help


TFSBuildDestroyCleaner.exe -c "http://tfsserver:8080/tfs/defaultcollection -t "MyteamProject"  -b "Mybuild"

TFSBuildDestroyCleaner.exe -c "http://tfsserver:8080/tfs/defaultcollection -t "MyteamProject"  -b "*"

Last edited Jan 16, 2015 at 7:56 AM by mikaelkrief, version 15