Team Foundation Server is a complete Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) suite, offered by Microsoft. TFS combines activities such as Source Control Management, Work Item Tracking, Project Management, Build Management, and Reporting into a single product with strong integration points to the ...

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403.14 when accessing site remotely, works on the server

A test TFS instance has just started to play up. Whilst on the server I can access http://localhost/tfs if I attempt it from a remote machine using http://tfs.it.domain.local I get a 403 error. ...
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What do I need to be able to delete a user's workspace?

I need to delete the workspace of a user that has some files checked out. My account is a member of Administration Console users, TFS_APPTIER_SERVICE_WPG and the Application Tier's Team Foundation ...
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Why can't I change the identity of this account in Team Foundation Server?

I'm trying to migrate the collections from one Team Foundation Server to another. A collection that uses local account memberships fails to get attached to the new server. The other collections use ...
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How can I replace a local TFS service account with a domain TFS service account to perform a migration?

I changed the service account used by Team Foundation Server from a local account HOSTNAME\local_tfs_service_account to a domain account DOMAIN\domain_tfs_service_account, by directly clicking on the ...
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Easy way to resurrect numerous AD clients powered off for 2 years?

I have a pair of active directory domains with a one-way trust where I am attempting to revive some servers (~12, so automated steps would be handy but I can manually do everything if necessary) that ...
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Find all application tiers for a given TFS instance

Do you know a way to list all application tier servers for a TFS instance? It's probably somewhere in the Tfs_Configuration database, but I didn't find it there.
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tfsbuild.exe delete / destroy keeps orphans in database

We're using TFS 2012 since 2013. In the mean time the database has increased up to ~60GB. This has several drawbacks like increased backup time, wast of drive space, ... After having a look into to ...
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User's AD account deleted then recreated, now cannot access TFS

I have a user who a couple months ago had access to our Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013 instance (he was able to access queries, work items, backlogs etc via the web interface). Recently, we needed ...
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TFSOnline: the connection was unexpectedly closed by the server

We are having a persistent issue with our Visual studio online development environment. Scenario: Connect to the same team project in Visual Studio, with different accounts, on different PCs (but ...
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TFS: Multiple checkout policy at folder / solution level inside team project

I have a unique problem. We have 2 sub teams - testers and developers working inside the same team project in TFS. The developers control the core of the project - and testers have 1 folder inside ...
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Team Foundation Server 2013 trace doesn't work

I'm trying to turn on tracing on my TFS 2013 instance. To do this I'm modifying C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 12.0\Application Tier\Web Services\web.config file like this: ...
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Is it technically possible to upgrade TFS 2010 to TFS 2013 Express?

Is there a supported upgrade path from Team Foundation Server 2010 Professional to Team Foundation Server 2013 Express? Is this possible on technical level?
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TFS 2013: Checking what projects a user has access to

I often need to give a user, A, access to the same projects as another user, B. How can I do this without having to ask user B what projects he has access to?
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Starting a team project collection after detaching and attaching again

I recently detached a team project collection using Team Foundation Admin Console and made a backup of the database and then reattached the same collection. After compeleting the attachment, an error ...
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TFS Database migration miss the detach step issue

We currently doing the TFS database migration, originally, we suppose to upgrade to 2012 which support SQL 2008 R2, after a period of time, we decide to upgrade to 2013, and unfortunately we are ...
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List databases in TFS Application trier only configuration error

I have an application trier (APPTR1) an an data trier (SQLSRVR) installed Now I am trying to install a second application trier(APPTR2) to use in a cluster with apptr1 i have installed tfs on apptr2, ...
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Is the upgrade from TFS 2012 to TFS 2013 free? [duplicate]

I have a TFS 2012 installed with a retail license, can I upgrade it to TFS 2013 and use the same license or do I have to buy another 2013 version? I cannot find any info on this if I have to buy it ...
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TFS 2013 Update3 Reporting Services Configuration

I'm trying to configure the reporting services on a TFS 2013 with Update3. I get this error: Create Analysis Database schema failed: Error generating Analysis Database: Systemfehler: Invalid ...
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Change TFS setup default installation directory

I want to do an automated TFS (2013) setup on 150+ build servers. The OS support guys insist on installing 3rd party apps on "D:\Apps" instead of the default location, but leave the default ...
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TFS 2010 cloned to TFS 2013 test environment - Best Practices Analyzer issue

So I have successfully cloned my existing TFS 2010 production environment onto new hardware (and software) and it is running TFS 2013. Everything appears to be working just fine. I notice however ...
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TFS 2013: An error occurred while initializing a build for build definition (The remote name could not be resolved)

I'm trying to start a build from my TFS to my Build Controller. Both are not inside a domain or active directory. The Build Server is a virtual machine hosted in Hyper-V on the dedicated TFS machine. ...
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TFS Running on VHD - How to split across multiple drives

I have a TFS instance which is running on a Hyper-V VHD. The VHD is now getting to the stage where it's reaching the size of the physical hard drive in the server. I will therefore buy another hard ...
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Team Foundation Backup Plan failure message

I ran my backup and it failed due to timeout. The message I see is: The SQL Server timeout value is set to 6 hours. This value can be modified in the tool's setting file Does anyone know which ...
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Network Drive Full Trust With Visual Studio 2010/2014

I'm managing 10 developer computers and I want to assign to each computer a Network Drive (Let's say X: drive) so the developer can map the TFS workspace to that drive. When the user tries to open ...
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TFS 2013 intermittent error: TF400732: the request has been canceled

Recently, we installed TFS 2013. Since installing it, we keep getting the error "TF400732: the request has been canceled." when opening TFS with the browser or performing some tasks from Visual ...
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What server operating system should I use for a virtual TFS build server? [closed]

I have the task of setting up a TFS build server which will consist of 1 controller and 1 agent for TFS / Visual Studio 2013. I have a choice of server operating systems, since this will be a ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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Can't create Build Controller on other server for TFS

I'm currently working on creating a test environment on my local machine using some virtual servers: TWITCH: This server contains the real TFS Server BUILDSERVER: This server should contain the ...
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Can the Visual Studio 2012 C++ Redistributable be installed automatically with a TFS Build?

I have an ASP.Net project that's using the ClearScript.V8 library which relies on the Visual Studio 2012 C++ Redistributable to work. I'm faced with the prospect of having to install this on 50+ ...
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Can't access secure site using Windows Authentication from server 2012

I apologize if this is the wrong site for this question, but I honestly don't know what component of this setup is causing the problem. I have a server running Windows Server 2012. It is running TFS ...
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TFS Check In Issue: The underlying connection was closed: A connection that was expected to be kept alive was closed by the server

I've recently started seeing the below error when attempting to check in code to TFS: The underlying connection was closed: A connection that was expected to be kept alive was closed by the server. ...
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How do you install a new build controller in TFS?

I am not looking for detailed instructions, I just want the quick and dirty overview. We have an existing TFS infrastructure, I am looking to install a new build controller for 1 team project. Do ...
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sharepoint 2013 upgrade From wss 3.0

I am in the middle of a TFS2010 with WSS3.0 upgrade to TFS2013 update2 with Sharepoint2013 SP1. I have successfully upgraded the content databases from WSS3.0 to Sharepoint foundation 2010. But in the ...
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Team Foundation Server 2013 and Large SQL Tables

I have a Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine running Team Foundation Server 2013 and MS SQL Server Express. We are a small (<10 programmers) development shop and have 3-4 collections in TFS. We stood ...
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User TFS sessions get disconnected

From a while we are observing a strange issue with TFS - User sessions. we are having a isolated environment(AD and TFS are set up in a different than local domain) for TFS . Users report that their ...
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Unable to login with Windows Auth on server but can externally IIS 7

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition with IIS 7.5. I have TFS 2013 Update 2 installed and for whatever reason I cannot connect to my web site which requires Windows Auth while remote ...
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Write permissions for Network service in network folder

I'm trying to setup Team Foundation Server (TFS) authomatic backups, and to do that I need to set up a network folder for database backups. When trying to set folder path I receive a message from TFS ...
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Delete TFS Project Collection - SqlException

I'm trying to delete a team project collection in TFS 2010. Unfortunately after struggling with some old instances (some that don't even have databases anymore) I get an error even when attempting to ...
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Hyper v on Windows Server 2012 and self service

I cannot seem to find a concrete yes or no as to whether self-service is available still on Windows Server 2012 with Hyper V. I am wondering if it is still available for TFS Lab Management. Does Hyper ...
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Upgrade TFS 2012 Express to TFS 2013 Express

What I would like to do is upgrade our TFS 2012 express to the TFS 2013 express. There are many guides telling how to upgrade from express to something else (from free to non free) but I can't seem ...
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Access a TFS Server inside a Hyper-V VM

I'm running a TFS (2013) Server inside a Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VM (hosted on Windows 8). Everything seems to be running correctly within the server; however, when I try to connect to the Web ...
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Renaming a TFS Server

Having set-up a TFS server, I subsequently decided to rename the server (it is on a VM so it's been renamed for network purposes). When I now go into TFS Management Console on the server, I'm ...
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In-Place Upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2012

I realize that this might not be the best place to ask this question but I'm not sure which one of the StackExchange websites this question belongs to except for ServerFault. I currently have a ...
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TFS: How to reset all permissions?

The question is simple, how to reset all permissions to defaults on Team Foundation Server 2013? The second part: how to make sure I won't be locked out of TFS when doing the reset? The best option ...
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PsExec hangs intermittently when calling AppCmd

We have an automated deployment process which is primarily managed by a batch file. One of the first steps in that process is to stop an IIS AppPool so the updated files can be safely copied. To do ...
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TFS2012 build server for SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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Reverse Proxy Authentication in Internet Explorer

I am using IIS ARR as a reverse proxy for Team Foundation Server 2013. When I use Firefox and Chrome I get prompted for a password, enter it, and gain access to the correct site. However, when I use ...
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Team Foundation Server in our development lab vs. production

We've had a single Team Foundation Server (for source code control) on our production domain for a few years (corp.ourcompany.net), and it's worked great. However, we've got a lab now and I'd like to ...
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TFS 2012 Backups w/DPM

I have a few servers running (mixture of 2012 and 2012 R2) and am playing with Microsoft's DPM as a backup solution. One of the things it complained about during installation was ensuring the SQL ...
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Get mapping Workitems when migrating with TFS Integration Plateform

When migrating workitems from a project to another using TFS Integration Plateform, is there a way to get the mapping between the workitem id in the old project and the new id in the new project ? ...