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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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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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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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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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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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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A lot of logon/logoffs events in Windows event log

I have a server that contains Team Foundation Server which we use for source control. This server is windows server 2003, however it is not our domain server. When we do a large 'get latest version' ...
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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 ...