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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Appendix B. Creating and Configuring SourceSafe Databases

In this appendix, we will see how to perform SourceSafe database administration tasks such as creating and securing databases, managing database and Windows users, creating shadow folders, and configuring the services for the SourceSafe plug-ins in Visual Studio.

Creating Databases

To create a new SourceSafe database, we use the Visual SourceSafe Administrator application. After opening this application, to create a new database, use the New Database command by going to File | New Database:

Creating Databases

This will display the welcome dialog of the Add SourceSafe Database Wizard. To continue, click Next

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