TFS 2015–How to make check-in comments mandatory

To make check-in comments mandatory for all the developers, follow the below steps:

  1. From VS2015 Team Explorer tab, select “Settings” and  then select “Source Control” option.
  2. Source Control settings screen will appear, select “check-in policy” tab: image
  3. On Check-in policy tab, click on “Add” button. “Add check-in Policy” window will appear. Select “Changeset comments policy” and click Ok as shown below: clip_image001
  4. Once implemented, developers will be prompted below screen to enter the comments whenever they will do check-in activity:clip_image002

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