Monday, May 27, 2013

Solution to TFS Build Error - The Silverlight 4 SDK is not installed

Today while creating my first CI Build definition in the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, I noticed that, though the Silverlight 5 SDK is installed in the server, I was unable to run the build. It was throwing an error message that says "The Silverlight 4 SDK is not installed". The issue was not actually with the Silverlight SDK and I found the solution after lots of analysis. In this post, I am going to share it so that, if you come across the same issue, it will be helpful. Build Issue I was actually trying to create a build definition to do automated build on each code check-in named as CI build (Continuous Integration) for one of my Silverlight project. When I triggered the build for the first time, I noticed that the build failed as it was unable to detect Silverlight 4 SDK in the server. The Team Foundation Server (TFS) was recently upgraded to TFS 2012 from the TFS 2010 version and the Silverlight 5 SDK was installed earlier prior to TFS...

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