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