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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Adding the Database to the Database List

For each computer user, Visual SourceSafe maintains a list of previously accessed SourceSafe databases. This database list saves the specific connection settings for each database for easier access.

Adding the Database over the LAN

When using the LAN we can add a SourceSafe database to our database list using:

  • Visual SourceSafe Explorer
  • Visual SourceSafe Administrator
  • Visual Studio with the LAN plug-in

Adding a database using the Visual SourceSafe Administrator is identical to adding it with the Visual SourceSafe Explorer so I will just cover adding the SourceSafe database using Visual SourceSafe Explorer.

Using Visual SourceSafe Explorer

To add a database using the Visual SourceSafe Explorer we use the Add SourceSafe ...

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