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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Team Foundation Server: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

I've been trying to get my TFS (2010) environment to play nice for the last couple days but have been getting this error after using the TFS server a little while: The Underlying connection was ...
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Combine hosting with domain controller - Windows Server 2008 R2

Is it a very bad idea if I want to give several responsibilities to a single server? The setup: the server is a VM (VirtualBox) - 80GB HDD, 4GB RAM, two cores x 3.4GHz (i7), all can be more if ...
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IIS7.5 and Team Foundation Server - redirect to tfs.domain.com

We'd like a convenient path for users to access TFS: http://tfs.company.com/. We made a new entry in DNS, then created a new IP on the machine, and then set up a binding to the Team Foundation Server ...
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Unable to connect to Team Foundation Server 2008 with the following error

I am using Team Foundation Server 2008. Recently I have changed the application pool identity from custom account to built in account. Now it is giving me the following error: TF53010: The following ...
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TFS 2010 access from internet

We have Team Foundation Server 2010 environment is in place. Which is working fine. We want to open the TFS Web access to internet. We want to follow the link- ...
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Cannot create TFS backup plan, permission issues in a non-domain setup

I am trying to create a backup plan for my TFS 2010 server. This TFS server (MRSPOCK) is not part of a domain. My backup destination folder is a shared folder on a Windows 7 Professional PC (SCOTTY). ...
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Is it possible to use `tf shelve` on set of files where only some of them are checked out?

To create shelvestet from set of files I use following command: tf shelve /comment:myComment myShelveName /recursive /noprompt /replace /move "firstFile" "secondFile" ... "lastFile" If all of the ...
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Where is the TFS database?

I've been using TFS 2010 with no problems. I tried adding a user and I got the following error message. "TF30063: You are not authorized to access <serverName>\DefaultCollection. -The remote ...
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If a user is part of two TFS security groups, why do they (appear to) receive the lesser security of the two?

Given two TFS security groups Admins: Contains a set of Windows users Friends: Contains a Windows Security Group (which is also used as a mailing list) However, the people listed as Admins are ...
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Configure reporting in TFS 2010

I am trying to configure TFS 2010 reporting and have come accross the following error: Failed to add Domain\Development account to the TfsWarehouseDataReader role on the Tfs_Warehouse relational ...
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Error encountered moving TFS2010 to a new server

I'm attempting do a test move of our TFS2010 server and I'm encountering an error. I've got a new Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server installation as on the current server and I've turned off the services ...
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Duplicate User appears in TFS work item query. :1 postfix

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 ...
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TFS 2010 Drop location contents

We just started using TFS 2010 with Nugetter to build and publish our software in nuget packages. The problem is, Nugetter needs all the files to be included in a subfolder somewhere inside the drop ...
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TFS 2010 - does the administration console on the build controller supposed to see all the agents?

We've recently migrated our TFS 2008 to TFS2010 and we wanted to have more than one build agent. Disclaimer: lame geek naming comming... So, the new server is the build controller (let's call him ...
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TFS 2010 Kerberos Falls Back to NTLM When Using FQDN

We have a Team Foundation Server 2010 set up using Kerberos. If we're accessing it via http://tfsserver:8080/tfs, everything's fine and users were never prompted for credentials. However if accessing ...
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Migrate Team Foundation Server 2010 to new hardware

Situation: TFS was installed on a windows 7 pc, to replace the source safe 2005. People log in via the tfs web portal and visual studio users connect also to tfs. Now a new server arrived and the TFS ...
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How do I restrict the available work items for support desk users in TFS 2010

We run TFS 2010 and use the work items. We are migrating the support desk but don't want them to be able to raise bugs, tasks etc - is there a way to lock them down to just issue? Also despite ...
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Multiple TFS “hosts” behind a simple iis loadballancer

I got a simple setup for a way to distribute loads for my websites using (at the moment) 3 IIS servers and Application Request Routing. I'm wondering, does TFS handle being installed on the 2 ...
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TFS over Virtual Private Network (VPN) over P2P

[Note: I know this is a sloppy shot! I just want to cure my understanding about the P2P mesh.] Goal: I need to make my partner access the Team Foundation Server running on my local LAN, via the ...
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Can TFS 2010 be configured with managed service accounts?

I'm trying to deploy TFS 2010 in a sandbox environment, and I created a managed service account for TFS. However, I seem to be unable to configure it in the Advanced Configuration Wizard. The ...
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TFS Check-In Exception - TF30042 Database is Full

I'm trying to check a rather large file into Team Foundation Server (TFS) and getting the following exception. TF30042: Database is Full. Contact your Team Foundation Server administrator. Problem ...
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Are NT Authority Users Automatically Created

TFS service module has a login option of NT_Authority\Network Service. If I select that, will TFS be able to login? Is the NT_Authority a group that I need to add users to? Or is NT_Authority\network ...
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TFS 2010 Backup Plan Fails with Error About AdminPTHelper.exe

My company has a TFS 2010 Server running SharePoint 2010 locally. Originally we were just doing a database backup of all the TFS databases (MSSQL 2008 also run locally) but I came across some ...
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TFS 2008: Team Project created with no Project Portal in SharePoint (WSS3) - How to create one?

Whilst I was on holiday, another member of staff, created a new Project in TFS2008. For some reason (I suspect they didn't have correct rights etc) when doing this a site wasn't created on Windows ...
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Proxy Error Accessing a TFS server from TeamCity

We're running TFS for our source control and TeamCity for our build server running on Windows 2008. Everything was working fine, but I believe some network issues occurred, and now our TeamCity build ...
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Compatibility of Build agents when upgrading from TFS 2010 RTM to TFS 2010 SP1 with Cumulative Update 1

I have TFS 2010 RTM installed on my production server and on all my build agents. (Meaning I have what was initially released as TFS 2010, no service packs or updates.) I would like to upgrade my ...
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How to modify a TFS item by using Powershell

I connected to VSTS Server by using: $teamProjectCollection = [Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.TfsTeamProjectCollectionFactory]::GetTeamProjectCollection("http://wonderful01:8080") $ws = ...
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Problems Configuring TFS 2010 Email Notification with Office 365 Exchange Server

We are using Office 365 as our Exchange server. Our O365 account is a P1 plan and so our email accounts are not in the same domain as our local TFS accounts. I have configured TFS 2010 to use our ...
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Active Directory in a small workgroup of 5 developers

In a small workgroup of 5 developers in a Windows based network why should I prefer Active Directory user management compared to local server users? We currently use Windows Server 2008 R2 and ...
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TFS 2010 and .htaccess file in source control

We use Team foundation server 2010 for our web projects, and sometimes we use PHP and .htaccess files. Is there a way to upload any file which name starts with dot (.htaccess, .test etc.) to TFS? Any ...
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TFS move to a more powerful machine

We need to move TFS (basic source control only configuration) to a brand new - more powerful - machine. I found several articles on the subject but I cannot figure out what's the best approach for my ...
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TFS 2010 isn't allowing access to the Documents folder in Team Explorer

After setting up TFS 2010 on a new server (running Windows Server 2008), everything seems to work fine, except for the Documents section of any TFS Project. When the TFS project is initially opened in ...
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How do I setup URL Rewrite's with SharePoint 2010 correctly?

My current setup looks like this: Internet -> IIS Web Server (IIS1) -> domain1.com -> stuff.domain1.com -> morestuff.domain1.com ...
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TfsConfig Identity /change for workgroup accounts to domain accounts

I have successfully migrated a TFS 2005 Workgroup server to a new Team Project Collection in TFS 2010. I am trying to use the TfsConfig Identity /change /fromdomain:WORKGROUPNAME /todomain:DOMAINNAME ...
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TFS terminology

I would call thingy 'C' a folder, but how should I refer to thingies 'A' and 'B'? The screenshot beflow is from the Visual Studio Source Control Explorer IDE.
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problems with installing WSS + SP 2 as a prereq of TFS 2008

i have an issue when i attempt to run the following Command stsadm.exe -o extendvs -exclusivelyusentlm -url http://WSSServerName:80 -ownerlogin Domain\UserName -owneremail "admin@localhost" ...
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New installation of TFS: TFS Administration Console shows NO options - only Logs

New installation of TFS: TFS Administration Console shows NO options - only Logs. I also do not have the "Team Foundation Server Administrators" user group that I believe should be added when TFS is ...
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How can I hide projects in TFS source control from an Active Directory group?

We have a group of contractors that need to have limited access to source control under TFS. I added the contractors to an Active Directory group and explicitly denied all permissions to Source ...
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How many TFS 2010 Service Accounts for This Topology?

I am a newbie on this stuff. I want to create an environment consist of TFS Server (App&Build), Sharepoint2010, and SQL Server. the TFS server are interacting continuously with three servers : ...
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TFS 2005 Server restore from one hardware to another

i have just performed a TFS 2005 restore from a dual server setup to a different set of duel servers after following the installation guide for TFS 2005 and following the Restoration steps i am ...
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In TFS can it store SQL Views, Sprocs, functions table scripts as work items?

I'm trying to track changes to sql server2008r2 in Team Foundation Server. As developers create new queries, sprocs, functions etc I would like to be able to track these types of changes to the ...
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TFS Destroy /startcleanup - how do I start the clean up manually?

I ran TFS Destroy on a file that was too long. But I forgot to add the /startcleanup command. It is now several days later and the file is still referenced in the TFS Database (or so says my ...
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creating users on TFS 2010

I want to create a user for my local TFS server. The server is installed on a Win7 64 bit system. Is it possible to create a user which logins using the TFS' authentication? To be clearer, Can I ...
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Delete TFS Collection after failure

I created a new TFS Collection and it failed at the end or something didn't go right. I have a new database representing the collection, but when I try to attach it or even list it, TFS can't find the ...
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SQL database login failed for Windows Sharepoint Services 3 with TFS 2010

I had to restore a TFS 2010 virtual machine and am having trouble getting WSS running. When I try to go to the Sharepoint Admin portal localhost:17012 it fails. In the event viewer I see a bunch of ...
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2008R2 Standard and Hyper-V and Ram Usage (Usable vs Available)

A new server was purchased for our development team to start utilizing the full feature set of TFS, namely Lab Management. Because of the need for Lab Management we bought a fairly beefy machine to ...
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Problem updating SQL Server 2008 Warhouse Cube

We have a TFS 2008 running on a SQL Server 2008 as base (Windows Server 2003 R2 32 Bit Version). Short time ago I discovered that the Warhouse data (used by reports and analyzer Service) isn't ...
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Would moving the SQL Server of my TFS 2010 Server to a seperate machine mean I can update the cube more frequently?

We currently update our analysis services cube every 15 min. We want this closer to real time if possible. We have our TFS Server and our SQL Server on the same machine. If we split these to use ...
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TFS on Windows 7 64bit: reasons for it hanging

Since I installed TFS on Windows 7 64 bit, I can't figure out why it very often hangs, with apparently no reason: no evident anomaly on task manager or procexp: CPU usage rate low, a lot of free ...
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Merging Team Project Collections

I have Team Foundation Server 2010 and 3 Team Project Collections on it. I would like to merge them into a single Team Project Collection without losing file version history. Is it possible to move a ...