TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries Tagged as 'TFS Project Portal and Team Communication'

Screen Gallery: Upgrading WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0

May 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Screen Galleries, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008, TFS Administration, TFS Project Portal and Team Communication

You updated to TFS 2008, but since the upgrade process doesn’t touch your already installed WSS you are responsible for upgrading it yourself. Official Guidance: Upgrading SharePoint Products and Technologies for Team Foundation Server   Step 1: Run Prescan.EXE Resulting log file: Resulting XML file: Step 2: Install WSS 3.0     Step 3a: Upgrade (invoked […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

What’s the difference between Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007?

February 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Team Foundation Server, TFS Administration, TFS Project Portal and Team Communication

The answer lies in a very detailed Excel sheet: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointtechnology/HA101978031033.aspx?pid=CL100636421033 (Thanks to Richard for pointing me to it)

[Read more →]

Tags:

FIX: An unexpected error occurred while trying to add a web part to a project portal in TFS 2005

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Downloads, Issues and Hotfixes, Project Management with TFS, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2005, TFS Administration, TFS Project Portal and Team Communication

Due to a lot of requests about this pretty common problem. Steps you did: You browsed for a web part: You selected one and hit “Add”: You got the error message: “An unexpected error occurred.” This is a know issue with WSS 2.0 and a hot fix [1] can be requested at Microsoft which corrects […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Changing TFS email notifications to link to Team System Web Access

August 31st, 2007 · 6 Comments · Project Management with TFS, Team Foundation Version Control, Team System Web Access (TWA), TFS 2005, TFS 2008, TFS Administration, TFS Process Customization, TFS Project Portal and Team Communication, TFS Tips and Tricks, TFS Work Item Tracking

Thanks to this MSDN Forums post I was able to change the link included in every TFS notification e-mail to point to TSWA instead of the project portal. Here’s the full story: When using project alerts to get notified about work item changes you get an email containing a link to the project portal: If […]

[Read more →]

Tags: