Adding external build data to TFS

Wendell Phillips brings us today’s post about adding external build data to TFS. -Trev   I recently found a need to add build data to Team Foundation Server 2008 from an external build process.  TFS ordinarily only maintains and processes build information from Team Build processes linked to the TF Server. If you use any…

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What prompts a full cache download in Team Foundation Server?

An interesting case came in the other day where the customer had a TF server on one continent and developers on another. Seems that if the devs were out of office for a week or so, upon reconnect to TFS they download the entire cache (C:\Users\<DEV>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Team Foundation\2.0), including all metadata. In their case it was…

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“Red-X” on Work Items folder in Team Explorer

Manoj brings us another of his troubleshooting tidbits. This time around it’s Red-C on Work Items… an admittedly rare occurrence when compared to the much more prevalent Red-X on Documents and/or Reports, but it does happen some times… so Manoj is here to help. 🙂   What do you do if you see a Red-X…

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