Friday, May 25, 2012

TFS build doesn't clean drop folder on build delete

I ran into interesting problem - deleting build didn't clean drop folder. Checked access rights - all correct. The problem was that on build definition I used short machine name for drops folder: 

When I changed it to fully qualified name like this:

problem disappeared!
May be somebody has same issue out there :)


  1. Thank you, thank you, thank you. This is exactly what I needed and I appreciate you posting this.

  2. This solution helped me as well. We are running TFS 2012