Q: Why does the RunFxCop task fail when I run MSBuild from the command line?

A: When you build from the command line, the build report may contain an error for the RunFxCop task that says, “The system cannot find the path specified.” This is a known problem that is fixed in later releases. It occurs because the environment variable, FxCopDir, was not defined in this release. As a workaround, you…

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Q: Where can I find the command-line Performance Tools?

A: By default, they are installed here: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Enterprise Developer Tools\Performance Tools Applicability: Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio 2005 Team System

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Q: How can I determine if my Team Foundation failure is due to a domain naming problem?

A: As mentioned in this post, having a NETBIOS domain name that is not the same as the domain component (DC) of the distinguished name can cause Group Security Services to fail due to a disjoint namespace. To determine if this is causing your Team Foundation install to fail, do the following on the application…

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Q: Can I use Team Foundation if the NETBIOS name for my domain doesn’t match the distinguished name?

A: No. In this release, Group Security Services (GSS) resolves identities by taking the distinguished name (DN), finding the deepest domain component (DC), which it assumes is the domain name (e.g., DC=NewYorkCity). It then caches the identity as domain\username (e.g., NewYorkCity\DonaldT). This domain\username is resolvable. If the NETBIOS name for your domain is different than…

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Q: Can I use accounts from trusted domains with Team Foundation?

A: No. For this release, all user accounts must be standard user accounts from the same Active Directory domain as the computer account. Applicability: Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio 2005 Team System


Q: Can I use inetOrgPerson user accounts with Team Foundation in this release?

A: No. In this release, Team Foundation’s Group Security Service (GSS) does not support inetOrgPerson accounts. As a result, the Windows domain account that you use for the Team Foundation Server application pool identity account must also be a standard user account in Active Directory. Applicability: Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio 2005 Team…


Q: For this release, can I use regional settings other than English (United States)?

A: No. As noted in the Visual Studio 2005 Team System Readme: 2.1.4 English Only Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio 2005 Team System has only been tested on English versions of the operating system, prerequisites (including Microsoft Office System) and with US Regional settings. Future releases of Visual Studio 2005 Team…

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Q: What is code churn?

A: Code churn is defined as lines added, modified or deleted to a file from one version to another. We dimension it by the following: User Date/Time Changeset Portfolio Project Path Applicability: Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 Refresh with Visual Studio 2005 Team System

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