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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Cannot enable e-mail alerts in Team Foundation Server 2012

I have been trying to get e-mail alerts to work in TFS 2012. I have configured it in the Admin console and tried from the command line using tfsconfig.exe. When i run the tfsconfig.exe command it ...
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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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Cannot connect on TFS 2012 server through SSL with invalid certificate

I saw the problem on some forums and even here, but not as specific as mine. So here's the thing, So I've configured a TFS 2012 server, on one of my personnel server at home, and now, I'm trying to ...
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TFS2010 - Correctly setting up Host Header

We have a TFS2010 install on a Win2008R2 Server running IIS7. I've created a host header for TFS and want to use that instead of machineName:8080. I am getting weird behavior from it now. Every ...
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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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UNC access to TFS SharePoint doesn't work

We are using TFS2010 with the SharePoint document portal. We are trying to access the files in SharePoint using UNC paths (e.g. \\tfs2010\sites\DefaultCollection\MyProject) and it just plain doesn't ...
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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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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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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: 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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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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Create Report in Microsoft Excel - Permissions Issue in Team Foundation Server 2010

I am trying to use the feature "Create a Report in Microsoft Excel" for Visual Studio TFS 2010. I am being prompted for a username and password in Excel for any given Team Project when right clicking ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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: 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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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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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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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 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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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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Cannot create a project TFS 2012 - TF218027

I've just installed TFS2012 and am trying to create a new project in the default collection via Visual Studio 2012 but I keep getting this error message: TF218027: The following reporting folder ...
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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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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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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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TFS Collection Permissions to allow access to all Work Items

I have a fairly high up manager that wants access to all TFS Work Items, but not to the Source Code or any settings of TFS. Is there a way to just grant access to all TFS Work Items without having ...
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Is it possible to use VMWare with Visual Studio Lab Management?

We are in the process of exploring VSTS 2010. I understand there are two scenarios: Physical Virtual For a virtual environment, many resources point to SCVMM and HyperV. However since our current ...
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TFS 2012/SharePoint 2010 integration account issues

I have a TFS 2012 installation and SharePoint 2010 installation on one box in my environment. I've configured everything properly and can connect to the SharePoint web application with no issues, but ...
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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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After upgrading to TFS 2012 is it safe to uninstall “Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 Sharepoint Configure”

After upgrading TFS from 2010 to 2012, I find that in Add/Remove Programs, there is till this software listed: Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 SharePoint Configure Also, I still see the ...
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Share Point 2013 Portal Configuration with Team Project in TFS2012

I have migrated TFS 2010 to TFS2012. My previous administrator didn't configure the proper portal with team projects. Now I want to configure the Team Project with SharePoint 2013. I have create the ...
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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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DirectAccess Server firewall rules blocking ports

I have configured DirectAccess on my Server 2012 Essentials box and most of it works great - I can remotely access the server via RDP and the default IIS website on port 80. However, I can't access ...
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Add a user to the “Team Foundation Service Accounts” group in TFS

I need to add a user to the "Team Foundation Service Accounts" group in TFS to be able to run the TFS Integration Tool. I am an administrator on both the machine running TFS and the TFS Install (ie I ...
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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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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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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 ...