November power tools release for TFS 2012

Today we published a new release of the power tools for TFS 2012 Update 1. This includes important fixes for the backup/restore power tool to be compatible with the release of TFS 2012 Update 1. We did a lot of refactoring of the server DLLs for the cloud service,, and we needed to update the backup/restore power tool in particular as a result.

The one new thing we added in this release is x64 support for the PowerShell scripts.

Beyond that, we fixed a number of bugs, most notably performance issues for the team members feature.

Download power tools for TFS 2012 Update 1

If you need the backup/restore power tool for TFS 2012 RTM (not Update 1 or newer), you can get it here.


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Comments (2)

  1. This Power Tool update 1 is only compitable with TFS 2012 Update 1 ,right?

  2. buckh says:

    When installing on the server, yes.

    For the client, the new power tools update 1 should work with rtm VS 2012. I haven't confirmed it, but I believe that's right.

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