TF50309: The following account does not have sufficient permissions

This is a typical error you may receive when you are configuring group memberships and security at server level:
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EventVwr Details: TF50309: The following account does not have sufficient permissions to complete the operation: DOMAIN\User. Check the permissions for the account and grant the appropriate permissions to perform this operation. (type UnauthorizedAccessException)

Posible Causes of this error:¬† the user is within a group which has been denied the “view server-level information

Resolution: remove the user from that server-level group or allow the “view server-level information” role.

1) Inside Visual Studio, go to Team –> Team Foundation Server Settings –> Security
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2) Allow the view server-level information role:

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2 Responses to “TF50309: The following account does not have sufficient permissions”

  1. John yerte Says:

    Thanks!! saved me a lot of time!

  2. Toby Says:

    great, should have worked out how to do this myself, but finally got it to work – thanks!

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