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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Changing WSS 3.0 to point to a new SQL instance

I'm testing a failover procedure using a mirrored data tier for TFS 2008 with WSS 3.0 on top of SQL Server 2008. I have been following the instructions at ...
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Upgrade plan for TFS 2005 to TFS 2010?

The current TFS 2005 server runs on WS 2003 SP1 32-bit and SQL 2005. Clients are all VS 2008 but may be VS 2010 by the time we do this. The new machine will be WS 2008 R2 64-bit and SQL 2008 SP1. ...
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Is it possible to rename a TFS workspace?

Is it possible to reaname a TFS workspace? If it is, how is it done?
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Moving TFS to a server in a different domain

There are other variations of this question on SO, but none that cover our exact situation. Current situation: We have TFS 2008 on a stand alone server. We have created local user accounts to ...
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TF30004: The New Team Project Wizard encountered an unexpected error while initializing the Microsoft.ProjectCreationWizard.Portal plug-in

i get this error when i trying to create a new project in team project. The server is right, i check all ports. I don't now what i should do now, can't find any good information 2009-09-19 01:45:41Z ...
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Team Foundation Server Install

I am looking to upgrade our current TFS. The original install was done by one of our QA guys. He says that the install was a pain. What are some resources I can read up on? Secondly, I understand that ...
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TFS 2010 - Project Creation Fails

I am trying to create a new Project and I get the following Error: Error Insufficient Permissions to create a new SQL Server Report Services at mytfserver\DefaultCollection. Explanation The ...
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TFS Checked out files

How do I check all the checked out files from the Visual Studio TFS Server in one go?
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Can TFS and System Center Virtual Machine Manager share a SQL 2008 Server?

I am planning on running on the same machine TFS 2010 Beta 1 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (on Windows Server 2008 R2). Can they share a SQL Server or do they each need their own? ...
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tfs / svn / project server / wiki on same box

We are in the process of setting up a new development environment for about a dozen developers in our IT department, and I've got a few questions as far as server setup goes.. We're going to be using ...
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TFS failover options for single server?

What are people using for TFS (2005) failover when using a single server configuration? It seems that most help docs from MS are about dual config (app and data tiers). In fact I found a msdn blog ...
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Team Foundation Server 2008 Email Notifications - Error TF50282

I'm trying to get our current install of Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008 to properly send Alerts and Email Notifications. The main issue that I'm running into is this error: TF53010: The ...
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What should be excluded from a virus scan on a Microsoft based server (IIS, MSSQL, etc.)?

I want to keep antivirus software from affecting performance on a TFS installation -- what should be excluded from antivirus scanning? IIS? MSSQL? Am I opening myself up for possible attacks by ...
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Building a New Active Directory and moving from Old Domain

I am in the midst of building a new Active Directory 2008 Domain. My organization is currently running on a AD2000 and the decision has been made to build a new AD instead of migrate our current AD to ...
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Installing Team Foundation Server on a shared database instance

Would you use a database instance used for development work to store TFS Data Layer ? If that's not the case, what kind of separation would you use ? Setup : we have ONE server for all common dev ...
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TFS > how to lock team queries from being modified?

We have several team queries in TFS that need to be locked down from modifications. This includes changing the sort order, columns, etc. How can I lock people out of changing that?
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Team Foundation Server on Windows Server 2008 Server Core installation?

I'd love to get a stripped down TFS install on a virtual machine, which is why I'm thinking about this. I know R2 comes with the CLR and a subset of a framework, so that limitation is (possibly?) ...
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Sql Server Reporting Services stops working after changing service Logon account

Using Sql Server 2008. I am attempting to install Team Foundation Server as a dual server setup (due to one server being the DC.) Part of the installation requirements is that Sql Server Reporting ...
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WSS admin panel is 404ing on fresh install

I am banging my head against the wall here. I have basically a fresh install over server 08, TFS 2010 (don't get me started on TFS 2008), and WSS 3.0 which was packaged and installed with TFS. ...
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TFS: Stop Team Build process has updated the Fixed In field messages

We have an interesting situation. Our build server seems to want to go back to previously closed work items and update the Integration Build field. I understand the build server setting it the first ...
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Error installing TFS 2008 on Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to install Team Foundation Server using 2 machines: Machine1: OS: Windows 2008 Server Installed applications: SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Machine2: OS: Windows 2008 ...
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Are there any issues with installing multiple TFS instances using the same service/report accounts?

I'd rather not go through the process of getting more domain accounts created, is it possible to install a new TFS instance using the same service/report accounts as another TFS instance on the same ...
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Cannot backup databases from SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to back up the SQL Server 2008 database on Windows Server 2008, using instructions from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms253070%28VS.80%29.aspx Everything is pretty ...
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What issues if any have people had with TFS 2008?

We are just about to implement full blown TFS 2008 across our development team and I'd like to find out if there are any gotchas to b e aware fo or any installation issues I am likley to face. I have ...
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Creating new Default Website

Apparently I deleted the default website on my server. That is, I have 3 and none seem to be the "Default", though one is listening on port 80 for blank headers. TFS wants one installed, how do I add ...
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How to transfer a Team Foundation Server installation to another server

I have a single server installation of Team Foundation Server 2008. This means that the Application Tier and Data Tier are on the same server. I want to move the installation from the old server to ...
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Are there performance issues with running a TFS app tier in a virtual machine?

We are considering a virtual machine for the app tier in a dual server TFS deployment as it will not be performing heavy IO. Does anyone have any good or bad experiences to share using this approach ...
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Is it safe to have SQL Server auto-shrink turned on?

There are many SQL Server options that can be enabled for databases, and one of the most misunderstood ones is auto-shrink. Is it safe? If not, why not?
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TFS2008 Iteration Corruption - error TF51209

We have recently moved our Team System installation from a VM onto a physical server. Most aspects seem to work okay (work items, source control etc), but am seeing the following error in the event ...
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Installing Team Foundation Server 2008: error TF220059

Scenario: Windows 2003 with SP2 running as a guest in vmWare. 20gb HDD and 1GB RAM. SQL Express 2005 with Service Pack 3 as Named Instance. SQL 2005 is well configured; known working good; can ...
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Are there any tools to help with monitoring TFS status?

I would like a tool to help with ensuring our TFS (Microsoft Team Foundation Server) instance is running and accessible and monitor the appropriate parties if something goes wrong. Does something like ...
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Error Configuring TFS 2010 Beta: No access to TFS_APPTIER_SERVICE_WPG

I am trying to run the "Custom Configuration" on my TFS 2010 beta install. After it runs, I get the following error: Error TF255125:Metabase access to the following resource could not be granted: ...
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Installing TFS 2010 beta on Windows Server 2008 R2 RC

I am trying to get an install of the new TFS 2010 beta so I can demo it to my co-workers (on Tuesday). I am not really a systems person, so I did not know that Windows Server 2008 R2 is a Release ...
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Do you know of any good TFS administrator training programs?

I am working on bringing TFS (Microsoft Team Foundation Server) into our organization and I was wondering if anyone had been through administrator level training on TFS that they felt was particularly ...
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How to rename a project in the Team Foundation Server (TFS)

How to rename a project in the Team Foundation Server 2008? What are khown issues?
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TFS permissions for Work Items

I've just created a new TFS project. Than team members have been added as project Contributors. However, a user (team members) doesn't have any access to the Work Items. What can I do?
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Delegate permissions to subfolder in TFS project

I need to give a TFS Project Group contributor privileges to a Source Control subdirectory in a TFS project. I can connect successfully as someone from this group but can't browse Source Control, ...
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Method or tool to migrate Bugzilla to Team Foundation Server (TFS)

What's is the best method or tool Bugzilla posts to the Team Foundation Server (TFS)?