Category Archives: VSS

How to copy VSS project from one VSS database to another one without loosing history

If you have any of the following questions in your mind, then this article is the perfect destination for you. How to copy VSS project from one VSS database to another one without loosing history How to move VSS project from one location to another location Moving Visual SourceSafe projects or databases to a new… Read More »

Considerations for Multiple VSS Databases – Pros and Cons

Microsoft recommends against using multiple VSS databases in simple cases. The support that was in some earlier versions of the product using Data Path doesn’t seem to work at all well in some cases. And at first it can seem that VSS isn’t even capable of operating with multiple databases. On the other hand, there… Read More »

SSARC Utility & SSRESTOR Utility – Archive, Restore VSS Project – Guide

Question:  How to Archive VSS Project in Visual Source Safe (VSS)? How to Restore VSS Project in  Visual Source Safe (VSS)? What is SSARC Utility? What is SSRESTOR Utility? SSARC Utility Allows you to archive files, projects, or old versions from a Visual SourceSafe database. Each time you run SSARC (Ssarc.exe), the utility asks only… Read More »

How To Create a Unique SRCSAFE.INI File ?

1. Create a new SRCSAFE.INI file and place it in the desired location. 2. If you want include the default SRCSAFE.INI in the unique copy, add the following line: #INCLUDE <SS path>\SRCSAFE.INI 3. Create the following environment variable: SET SSDIR=<path to VSS directory> (such as SET SSDIR = \\MyServer\MyVSSdir) While it is possible to do… Read More »