TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries Tagged as 'TFS 2008 SP1'

Turn off label deletion when deleting builds

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Team Foundation Build (TF Build), Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Installation and Configuration, TFS Tips and Tricks

By default a build label is deleted when the corresponding build gets deleted. In TFS 2008 SP1 you can change that behavior by modifying the web.config file (on the TFS AT in folder %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation Server\Web Services) to: <appSettings>  <add key=”PreserveLabelsOnBuildDeletion” value=”true” /></appSettings> (Thanks to Buck Hodges for this tip).

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Workaround for TF30207 when creating a new team project and red X on Reports in Team Explorer

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Administration, TFS Installation and Configuration

Problem description: You can’t create new team projects. You see a red X on Report in Team Explorer, which you are sure is not related to permission issues (as described here). Using tfsadminutil.exe configureconnections /view you discover that the ReportServerUri looks similar to: http://myTFS/ReportService.asmx It should look something like: http://myTFS/ReportServer/ReportService.asmx Cause: What happened? Looking at […]

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How to fix TF53010: Create OLAP failed

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Administration, TFS Installation and Configuration

Problem description: After a clean install of TFS 2008 SP1 I was wondering about this message in the event log telling me there was a problem with the cube: TF53010: The following error has occurred in a Team Foundation component or extension: Date (UTC): 08.01.2009 19:51:18 Machine: MYTFS Application Domain: /LM/W3SVC/2102708728/ROOT/Warehouse-5-128759178428736686 Assembly: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Warehouse, Version=9.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, […]

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Q: Can I install SP3 for SQL Server 2005 on my TFS?

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Downloads, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Installation and Configuration

Answer: Yes, you are free to do so. Microsoft has done “functional, perf and stress testing” on TFS 2008 SP1 on SQL Server 2005 SP3 to ensure it works properly. Additionally we installed and tested it on our TFS instances without any issues. Note: Be aware that the installation takes some time (~ 10-25 minutes […]

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VS & TFS SP1 – What to apply on which machine

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2008 SP1, TFS Administration, TFS Clients, TFS Installation and Configuration, TFS Tips and Tricks, VSTS

Often the questions is raised which service pack applies to which VSTS/TFS component: Machine TFS SP1 VS SP1 TFS single server /TFS Application Tier Yes Yes, if Visual Studio is installed.Install this prior to TFS SP1. TFS Data Tier No No Team System Web Access (on separate machine) No Yes TFS Build Server Yes Yes, […]

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