TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries Tagged as 'Issues and Hotfixes'

Your Visual Studio 2010 is running slow?

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Troubleshooting TFS

There’s a new "Visual Studio Troubleshooting" page available on MSDN: Information on how to troubleshoot your hardware/software configuration to gain optimum efficiency while using Visual Studio 2010. Link: Suggestions for Improving the Performance of Visual Studio

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Update for TFS 2010 (RTM version) including all hot fixes

August 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Downloads, Issues and Hotfixes, Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), TFS Administration, TFS Clients, TFS Installation and Configuration

Microsoft released an update (KB 983578) for: Team Foundation Server 2010 All Team Foundation Server 2010 clients (aka Team Explorer) It’s the same update package that will update the client and server components. What’s in that upgrade? According to Brian Harry and the KB article: Enables Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management functionality Improves performance for […]

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TF30207: Can’t create team project on TFS itself / red X on documents and reports / insufficient SSRS or WSS permissions

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Server, TFS Administration

Problem description Team Project creation fails on the Team Foundation Server itself due to insufficient permissions although the user has all neccessary permissions in SQL Server Reporting Services (Content Manager role) as well as Windows SharePoint Services. or A red X is shown next to the Reports and Documents node when running Team Explorer on […]

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Unable to publish test results from Visual Studio to TFS

May 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Build (TF Build), Team Foundation Server, TFS Administration, VS Test Tools

Error message similar to: username@servername (mailto:username@servername) 2008-10-13 2:21:50          0.28 MB            10/13/2008 3:19:14 PM    Failed    Access to the path ‘\\DropFolder\Buildname_20080723.3\TestResults\fd8883e0-2153-44c6-8671-6d6db460c4a8\uesrname 2008-10-13 _02_21.trx’ is denied. Cause: Permission issue A Workaround can be found in the KB article 958726.

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Hotfix for Team Build 2008 SP1: Reducing project-to-project references in build log (KB958845)

January 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Build (TF Build), TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Administration, TFS Installation and Configuration

From Aaron Hallberg blog: […] change in TFS Build SP1 which reduced build log noise by cutting out the build steps for project-to-project references […] the fix in SP1 didn’t actually fix the problem, at least not completely. […] As such, if a project was referenced by 10 other projects the fix in SP1 would […]

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Security Update for TSWA 2008 SP1

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Server, Team System Web Access (TWA), TFS 2008 SP1, VSTS

From Hakan Eskici’s blog: A security issue has been identified with Team System Web Access 2008 SP1 and we have recently published an update that fixes it. Installation Notice Please note that this is a full release, so you will need to uninstall any existing versions of Web Access before installing this update. Update: Instructions […]

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Workaround: Team Explorer window is empty

August 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Explorer

If this is the case… Try… Make sure Visual Studio is closed (and devenv.exe not in memory anymore) Run: devenv /setup Check if it’s fixed already. If not, close down VS again. Run: devenv /resetuserdata The Team Explorer window should now look like expected again. (Thanks to Sven Hubert for the screenshot and workaround verification.)

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Update Warning: Security Update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (KB948109) might break Reporting Services

August 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Issues and Hotfixes

Name des Updates und Nummer: Security Update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (KB948109)version 9.00.3068.00 released on 7/8/2008 Applies to: SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 with Reporting Services installed Symptoms & Result: After installation the SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services service might not start. Therefore the Reporting Services cannot be used anymore. Distribution: […]

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Visual Studio 2008, .NET 3.5 and TFS 2008 Service Pack 1 released

August 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Downloads, Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008, VSTS

Service Packs for VSTS/TFS do not only contain bug fixes, but quite a few nice new features as you can read here (more general) and here (TFS-specific). Download links: TFS Installation Guide Visual Studio  Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 1 (full)(updates TFS, Team Build and TFS Proxy) Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack […]

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Users can see all team projects after upgrading from TFS 2005 to 2008

August 6th, 2008 · No Comments · Issues and Hotfixes, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008, TFS Administration, TFS Installation and Configuration, TFS Tips and Tricks, VSTS

Make sure all team project members are added to the appropriate groups (Project Administrators, Contributors and Readers). For every team project remove the “[Server]\Team Foundation Valid Users” group from the team project settings (Team Project Settings » Securty). Done. Regular members now should only see team projects where they have permissions.   Enjoy!

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