TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries Tagged as 'TFS 2010'

How to ping TFS to see if it’s up and running

March 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · TFS 2010, TFS Administration, Tools and Utilities

The command line: pingtfs.exe /server:http://myserver:8080/tfs (Note: pingtfs.exe will return an exit code of 0 if the ping succeeded, otherwise it will return an exit code other than zero.) Download the tool from here: PingTFS.exe (.ZIP, 7,45 KB)

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Force TFS to sync with Active Directory

February 17th, 2011 · 5 Comments · TFS 2010, TFS Administration, Tools and Utilities, Troubleshooting TFS

Changes you make to local or Active Directory groups do not get reflected in TFS immediately. Instead, TFS will synchronize those groups regularly (by default every hour). Known workarounds: You can re-add the security group in TFS, this will trigger a identity synchronization.  In TFS 2005/2008: you could restart IIS or the TFS App Pool […]

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Change notification delay setting in TFS 2010

February 1st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2010, TFS Administration, Tools and Utilities

As you probably noticed or know already, TFS 2010 by default delays all notifications (aka project alerts) by 2 minutes (as explained here). You can change the default by setting the following key in the TFS registry (not the Windows Registry on the TFS server) to the desired number of seconds (0 = no delay, […]

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How to add a source control folder to an existing team project

November 3rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Team Foundation Server, Team Foundation Version Control, TFS 2010, TFS Administration, Tools and Utilities, Troubleshooting TFS

When double-clicking the Source Control node of a Team Project that has no source control folder you receive the following message: No Source Control Folder Cannot open $/Projectname. Source control has not been configured for this team project, you do not have permission to acces it, or the team project has been moved or deleted. […]

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Download: Team Foundation Server Power Tools (September 2010)

September 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Downloads, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2010, TFS Clients, Tools and Utilities

An updated version of the "must-have" Power is available: TFS Power Tools Cross Platform Build Extensions MSSCCI Provider (no updates this release) What’s new in this Power Tools release? Admin Console Backup/Restore Wizard Team Explorer Enhancements TFPT Branches Bugfixes More Information Sept 2010 TFS Power Tools Release Available – bharry’s WebLog

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Team Web Access 2010 has no Documents and Reports tab

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · 14093, Team Foundation Server, TFS 2010

If you were wondering why the Documents and Reports tabs are missing in TWA 2010: This is by design. Here’s how Microsoft explains it: Portal and Reports are not necessary in TFS2010, and Web Access is included in TFS now, so Web Access does not show the content of Portal and Reports, these content is […]

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Getting Updates for the Visual Studio 2010 Documentation

July 8th, 2010 · No Comments · TFS 2010, TFS Clients, VSTS

Microsoft ist frequently updating the docs for Visual Studio 2010. You can easily update your offline help files by using the "Manage Help Settings" tool… … with the option to check for updates (of the topics you have chosen to be installed):

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Updated Area Import/Export Tool for TFS 2010

July 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2010

You can download a new version of the Area Import/Export Tool, compiled against Team Explorer 2010, to be used with TFS 2010, here. Supported Scenarios: Backup area/iteration structures Move area/iteration structures from one team project (or server) to another Import existing areas/iteration structure from text files

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What’s new in Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server 2010?

April 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2010

Focusing on Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) ALM-related parts: Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 NEW: IntelliTrace® (aka the historical debugger) NEW: Architecture Tools New Project Type: Modeling Project UML Diagrams UML Use Case Diagram UML Class Diagram UML Sequence Diagram (supports reverse enginneering) UML Activity Diagram UML Component Diagram Layer Diagram (with Team Build integration for […]

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Overview of Visual Studio ALM Whitepapers by Microsoft

April 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · TFS 2010, Training and Learning

Overview Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance Installation, Configuration & Administration Team Foundation Installation Guide for Visual Studio Team System 2010 Administration Guide for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Visual Studio 2010 TFS Upgrade Guide Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 VM Factory TFS Integration Platform Visual Studio 2010 Licensing White […]

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