For TFS 2010 Beta 1, Resolving TF31001 "The ServicePointManager does not support proxies with the https scheme."

Recently, we’ve noticed a number of Team Explorer 2010 Beta 1 users are encountering the following error while attempting to connect to a HTTPS TFS server: TF31001: Cannot connect to Team Foundation Server at The server returned the following error: The ServicePointManager does not support proxies with the https scheme. This problem appears to…


Upgrading to TFS 2008 and Changing Servers

Hi All,  I’ve written a post on the TFS admin & Ops site on  how to upgrade to TFS 2008 while changing servers that might be helpful,   –Aaron


Moving Servers in TFS

I’m currently putting together a series of blog posts that describe the most common team foundation server (TFS) moves. You can find the intro to this series, called “Server Change We Can Believe In” here: and the index here:   –Aaron   P.S. I had a hard time choosing between titling the series…

TFS & Hyper-V

Hi all, If you are interested in learning more about using TFS for Hyper-V. I’ve made a post at the TFS A&O blog. Enjoy –Aaron

TFSDeleteProject MSDN Paper

For the past little while, I’ve been gathering information together about the behavior of TFSDeleteProject. Earlier today, we put the finishing touches on this document, and now it’s been published to MSDN. So, if you would like to know all about the behavior of TFSDeleteProject (including how to resolve failures and exactly what data is…

Setting the properties “Log on as a Service” and “Allow Log on Locally.”

One question that new users often have when installing TFS is “How do I set the properties Log on as a Service and Allow log on locally for an account?”   Both of these properties can be found by following the subsequent steps 1.       Open Administrative Tools  (either in the start menu or control panel)….


Increasing the Time-Out Time

One of the main reasons why client-issued web calls fail in TFS is that the system time-outs. It is important to note that, the time-out time is designed to prevent the UI from being locked out forever. Changing the time-out time by the method described in this post will increase the time-out time for every web call. So,…