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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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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Too much memory consumed during TFS automated build

We're running TFS 2010 Standard Edition, and we've set up an automated build to run whenever someone checks in code. We run through all of the automated tests (built with MSTest) as part of the build. ...
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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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tfs problem :TF31001Team foundation can't retrieve the list of team project from team foundation server

Q: When i want to create a new project : File ---> New ---->Team Project I get the following error , i googled it but in vain . Error: TF30224: Failed to retrieve projects from the report server. ...
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Problem installing Team Foundation Server Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services

I have an existing TFS 2010 (single tier) box, currently configured to use a local WSS instance. However, we want to change the SharePoint integration and point to an existing MOSS 2010 instance on a ...
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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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don't have “sufficient right” to my own TFS 2010

after I removed an active directory domain service, I lost all my accounts...then not only the SQL server and the TFS stopped working, the TFs administration console also says that I don't have ...
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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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Group chat room software / plugin for SharePoint

I am trying to find a campfire-like plugin for SharePoint. We use SharePoint as part of our TFS installation. Everyone logs in with their AD, it all links in nicely to Visual Studio and everything's ...
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TFS Reporting Services Configuration Error - The RPC Server is Unavailable

I'm trying to configure Team Foundation Reporting but without any success. The App Tier and the Data Tier are in separate servers. I guess it's not a port/firewall problem, because I opened port ...
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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 ...
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TFS 2008 Backup options

I am running a TFS2008 developpment environment without any backup options so far, and it is ideal time for to get one setup. can someone suggest better approach in terms of daily backup of TFS2008 ...
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Strategy for backing up TFS 2008

I have Backup exec 2010 R2 running on Win2008 R2, and I need to backup TFS 2008. I have about 10gb of TFS database files. From msdn articles I have read, all backups of the TFS databases must be time ...
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How to connect to TFS running in home network? [closed]

I have two computers in my home network one of them is running TFS. Could someone explain me step by step which configuration should be done in order to connect from another laptop to TFS server? ...
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Microsoft Project cannot access to Team Foundation Server

I'm trying to connect my Microsoft Project 2010 to a team foundation server in order to create a project connected to my server in order to edit tasks and so on... Well, in the ribbon top bar, I ...
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Can TFS 2010 be installed onto a single server and in a Workgroup (not AD)

currently, we're using TFS2010 at our office and we're about to move. Part of that move is a split of teams. Our team will get their own server(s). So we need to build our own TFS server and add our ...
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How do I login to my home workgroup server from my work laptop on a domain?

I have a Win 7 laptop from work on my company's domain. I can access shares on my home network's work group fairly easily. I cannot access some services, like TFS, when a login dialog pops up. It only ...
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Installing Team Foundation Server separate from SQL Server: error TF255040

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 Database, Reporting and Analysis Services installed on Server A. On Server B, I am trying to configure Team Foundation Server using the Advanced Configuration Wizard. Pretty ...
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What configuration should I use for TFS 2010 on my WHS machine? [closed]

I would like to perform a fresh install of TFS 2010 on my HP MediaSmart Server EX 490. The EX 490 has a 900 GB drive with a 20 GB partition for the OS. I have added two additional 1.5 TB drives ...
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New Team Foundation Server 2010 Installation

Before starting down the TFS2010 installation process, I have a few questions I'm hoping the community can help me with. We're planning on a single-server installation of TFS2010. Initially, we want ...
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Merging branches in TFS

We are on a project using Microsoft Team Foundation Server for source control and have run in to some issues. We have a "Main" branch that has been branched out to another branch "Child" which we ...
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TFS 2010 restore of backup to DB server.. client receives HRESULT E_FAIL

I recently restored the DB portion of my TFS 2010 deployment, currently when clients open old work items they get the error: error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. ...
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Window Share (UNC) over the Internet

I'm setting up a build server using Team Foundation Server (TFS). The drop location needs to be in UNC (e.g. \SERVER\Share$) for some reason known only to MS. My concern is this. It's a server on ...
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Authenticate domain-user credentials on unjoined virtual machine?

This question may sound silly, and perhaps a bit insane, but--is there any way to run a process on a machine not joined to a domain using credentials from a user in that domain? In my case, I'm ...
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TFS2010 Build Controllers

As I know, In TFS2010, One Build Controller serves One Project Collection. And, ideally one build server should have One build controller into it. However, as per the link below- ...
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Exposing TFS and SharePoint 2010 over the internet

I've been trying to find informations about how to expose an installation of Team Foundation Server 2010, Reporting Services 2008 and SharePoint 2010 over the internet, but I haven't succeeded yet. ...
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How to install Team Foundation Server Proxy?

MSDN article concerning the subject says: From the installation DVD for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, start either the 32-bit or the 64-bit installation wizard On the Welcome page, click ...
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Connecting to TFS 2010 server and MS Project 2007 editions - how does it work?

I'm wondering if I can connect to TFS 2010 with my Microsoft Project 2007 Standard Edition or do I have to possess at least Professional edition? Do anybody knows that?
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Tools to migrate TFS2005 source code (w history) to TFS2010

I need to migrate specific source code folders from a TFS 2005 server to a new installation of TFS 2010. These specific source folders need to migrate the version history as well. What tools or ...
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Windows Server 2008 VPN + Team Foundation Server 2010

For starters - I'm not an admin, I'm a programmer, so please give me basics when you feel it's necessary. The background: At uni we decided with some friends and a PhD to write an application to aid ...
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Add TFS 2010 users from different domain

How can I allow users from different domain to access the team foundation server ? The situation is that the TFS is installed on domain X and I need to grant access to users from domain Y. domain X ...
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Detach a TFS Project Collection when the database doesn't exist

When I was adding a project collection to TFS it crashed mid way. It did not create the database for the collection. The collection shows in the TFS Admin Console, but it won't let me detach it ...
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TFS 2010 server responds to remote connections from iPhone but not Windows clients

I've set up TFS on my home computer so that I can sync my projects back and forth between home, school and work. I installed it on Windows 7 x64 Ultimate using the advanced configuration so that I ...
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Installing Team Foundation Server 2010 with SharePoint Foundation 2010

Is it possible to install TFS 2010 with SharePoint Foundation 2010? If yes is there any installation guide? UPDATE (05. February 2010): I found some useful help in Internet. For example this one. ...
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TFS 2010 Migration from one machine to another (different database versions)

The company I work for have recently installed and are using TFS 2010 - we are a small company of five developers so the database are not that big. The TFS installation was initially put on an old ...
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Source manager vs Backups

I need to get input of some it proffessional. My point is, when you have developpement, example, web developpement and you get some .cs files, aspx files, .css , .js and you get somme graphic files ...
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How to change attachment size limit in Team Foundation Server 2010

How does one configure the size limit for Work Item attachments in MS Team Foundation Server 2010? I remember in 2008 there is a web service, but that same path does not seem to work. EDIT: I ...
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TFS: What does Triage mean?

So I'm installing TFS for our developers to use, and I'm supposed to be the expert on this TFS thing since I'm the one that suggested we get it, but I don't know the answers to some of their ...
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How to install Process Editor for TFS?

Task: edit existing template for Work Item in TFS. I've found manual http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb668982.aspx, Step 1 – Install Process Editor: Install DSL Tools for Visual Studio ...