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One of our developers appears twice when trying ot assign work items in TFS2010. Once appears normally as jsmith and then another shows up as DOMAIN\jsmith:1.

There is only one user by this name in the Active directory and only one shows up when running the following command:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio10.0\Common7\IDE>tfssecurity.exe/imx all: /server:http://TFS1:8080/tfs

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2. SW: Team Foundation Server 2010. WS: Windows 7 Business X64.

Is there any way for me to get rid of this ghost user? I've been stuck on this problem for ages now. Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers

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If you have duplicate names in a domain, TFS addes domain\user to disambiguate. Maybe look again at the user in AD, paying close attention to any potential aliases for jsmith, etc.

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Thanks for the reply Tim, There are certainly no duplicate entries in the AD at present. It is possible that user jsmith was deleted and then re-added. Could this have caused it? And if so, is there any way to check? And any way to fix it? Cheers –  PSA4444 Mar 26 '12 at 2:23

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