user1869558 user1869558 - 17 days ago 9
Git Question

Git is not recognized from TFS build step?

I have recently installed Git onto a Dev Server that is our Dev TFS Build agent (Server 2012 R2). When I run a command line git through remote connection, it shows git commands. However, when I run a command line build step on the TFS website, git is not a recognized command. I checked the env path variables and they're fine.

Later, I tested by making my personal computer a build agent. The build step does succeed and it recognizes git. What is the difference with the server?

Answer

Restart the build agent so it picks up changed path environment variable.

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