Message in Test section of VSTS Team Project: “You can’t create test cases without a test plan. Click here to create a test plan.”

Had an interesting case this week where a customer was seeing this window below inside Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). She was a Project Collection Admin, a Team Project Admin, had a Visual Studio Enterprise subscription active inside VSTS (so she should have had both read and write access inside Test) and the other members…

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Troubleshooting connections from Eclipse + Team Explorer Everywhere to Visual Studio Team Services

Today’s post (his first!) comes from my Customer Service & Support colleague Manuel Galindo. Using Eclipse and Team Explorer Everywhere (TEE) to connect to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) from Windows is a common scenario but sometimes the normal installation does not work as expected. Sometimes the authentication is made in different ways – ADFS, Certificate SSO,…

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How To Checkin Files To 2 TFVC Projects At The Same Time

3/21/2017 Jeff here from the VSTS support team. Someone asked how to map 2 VSTS TFVC Projects so we can checkin files to both projects at the same time. They wanted to see how TFVC/VSTS shows 2 projects for the same checkin notification(in particular, the teamProjectIds field). We can easily see that with a Web Hook Service…

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Set Service Hooks permissions on existing projects” is failing with “ExtensionNotFound”

I worked with a customer who complained that after an upgrade from TFS 2013 update 2 to TFS 2017 he sees the following errors in the job history: “Set Service Hooks permissions on existing projects” is failing with “ExtensionNotFound”. I came to know that the job was from the period where long running servicing was…

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GIT clone SSH CI build issue in TFS 2015.3

Issue: In TFS 2015.3, if you have setup a CI build defection for a GIT repository and if you clone the repository using SSH and then do a GIT push, the builds are not getting triggered. Error messages: There are no error messages generated. But, there is not CI build triggered as well. Diagnosis: Consider…

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