Suddenly TFS Reports Throwing "An internal error occurred on the report server. See the error log for more details. (rsInternalError)"

The other day I was changing the service account passwords on my VPCs that I use for troubleshooting customer issues and decided just to run down the Team Explorer nodes and make sure everything was still running fine. In addition to the password changes that may have caused issues, our corporate policies here will sometimes…

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Project Creation with Scrum Fails After TFS Upgrade (2005 -> 2008)

Had an interesting case the other day where project creation was failing on a TF server that had been upgraded from 2005 to 2008. As part of the upgrade, WSS (Windows SharePoint Services) had also been upgraded from 2.0 to 3.0. Project creation using the same process template that had succeeded before the upgrade was…


Installing 64-bit WSS Extensions for TFS 2008 on MOSS 2007

Our BLOG post today comes from Vimal Thiagaraj, a Support Engineer on our TFS install and setup team. Vim has some tips for installing the x64 WSS extensions for TFS 2008, which are provided with the Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server Power Tools (note: the x64 WSS extensions are a separate download…

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Fun with the TFSServerScheduler service

Today I had a bit of an odd problem with the TFSServerScheduler service on one of my TFS 2008 machines. The machine is an ATDT install of TFS 2008 and it had been experiencing an issue where, after a reboot, the TFSServerScheduler would fail to start correctly and I would be presented with this in…

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Team Foundation Server Service Account Password Changer Utility

Many of us on the Team Foundation Server customer support team at Microsoft maintain multiple TFS configurations for testing. One issue I have run up against is changing TFS service account password when my domain account passwords expire. It gets time consuming when you need to update service account and reporting account passwords on 5 or…

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Welcome to the Developer Support Team Foundation Server (TFS) BLOG!

Welcome to the Developer Support Team Foundation Server (TFS) BLOG! As the name and caption of this BLOG suggest, we are the global team here at Microsoft responsible for supporting Team Foundation Server. We are located in the US, England, Australia, Japan, India, Germany, Sweden, France, and quite a few other countries and regions. Together…

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