Upgrade Visual SourceSafe Today!

  Make the move to Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 With modern features like state-of-the-art version control, integrated bug tracking and flexible build automation, Team Foundation Server 2010 ensures the delivery of quality software faster. Below you’ll find all the tools and information to help you upgrade from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation Server…

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Some users may intermittently lose Source Control access after upgrading to TFS 2010

After upgrading to TFS 2010 (from TFS 2005 or 2008) users may experience an intermittent problem where they are not able to see any projects in source control explorer, and/or getting one of the following errors: TF14601 workspace doesn’t exist TF14044: Access Denied: user D\U needs the AdminWordspaces global permission(s) If your users see this…

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Error setting up TFS 2010 Version Control Proxy: The source control proxy 'tfs10' is not responding, so the request will be sent to the main server. Please verify your settings. Additional information: The element 'Server' has invalid child element 'Uri

From Chris Cooper…   This week we had a customer attempting to setup a Team Foundation Version Control Proxy for TFS 2010. He had followed the instructions in the install guide but was receiving the following error when trying to connect from Visual Studio: The source control proxy ‘tfs10’ is not responding, so the request…

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Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 2010 codename "Eaglestone" Beta

At the end of 2009, Microsoft acquired the Teamprise-related assets from SourceGear.  Last week we released a public beta version of the cross-platform Visual Studio Team Explorer clients, code name “Eaglestone”, which contains the TFS Plug-in for Eclipse and Cross-platform command-line client.  This release gives existing Teamprise 3.3 customers a preview of the improved performance…

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TFS 2010 Team Lab Quick Start

Wendell Phillips has been working on the TFS 2010 beta for some time now. Today he brings us this post about Team Lab. -Trevor     The setup steps necessary for Team Lab may appear to be quite complex, but they really aren’t. There are a few pieces to get installed and going, but it…

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Important events: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2 end of life and Team Explorer 2008 Forward Compatibility Update (GDR) released

  Just wanted to remind everyone that on January 12, 2010, main stream support for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 will end. In order to remain eligible for support, users of SQL 2005 will need to upgrade to SP3. Customers who do not upgrade will need to have custom support agreement to get continued…

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Problems configuring TFS 2010 when resource has underscore (_) in name

A user of TFS 2010 recently reported a problem when configuring it after the installed had laid down the bits. Seems they had installed SQL 2008 to a instance named “TFS_BETA”. They then ran the configuration wizard of TFS 2010 and selected the custom configuration. Almost immediately they were presented with this error: ————————————- Team…

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TFS 2010 Information from the source(s).

TFS 2010 has generated a lot of interest and there is already a fine selection of information to choose from.  We are going to maintain a list of relevant Microsoft links that we know about.  If we missed a good one, let us know. MSDN Documentation: Administering Team Foundation – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms181758(VS.100).aspx Using Version Control – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms181368(VS.100).aspx…

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Installing TFS 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 RC

With the impending release of TFS 2010 BETA 1, I figured I’d eat all the dog food I could and install it on Windows Server 2008 R2 RC. This is not an officially supported OS for this release of TFS 2010, as it was just too late in the BETA testing cycle to test it…

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